Junichiro Suzuki has been appointed prexy of Paramount Home Entertainment’s Japan office, the company’s international prexy, Dennis Maguire, announced on Monday. Suzuki will report to Maguire, while overseeing marketing and distribution in Japan.
Suzuki was previously prexy of NPD Japan, a marketing and survey company for the food service and other industries. He also headed the Japan office of Fedex Kinko. In both positions he quickly moved the balance sheet from red to black.
His background in the biz includes a stint as prexy of Blockbuster Japan from 1995 to 1997 and, previous to that, as director of sales at Warner Home Video in Japan.