Ken Sasaki, New President And CEO Of Viz Media

Ken Sasaki, New President And CEO Of Viz MediaIn two days, Ken Sasaki will be appointed the new President and CEO of Viz Media, America's biggest manga publisher, succeeding Hidemi Fukuhara, who will becoming Vice Chairman of the company.

Sasaki has been with the company since 2008 and has been promoted from Senior Vice President and General Manager, where he led the recent anime digital drive for the company.

Now, as the entirety of Viz Media moves forward digitally, he plans to do the same with the whole company. He has stated that he will unveil new digital plans for the company, building on the digital success of Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha, over the summer.

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