Japan’s Wowow Forms Digital Content Division

Pay-TV group keeps up with consumer changes with management reshuffle

Nobuya Wazaki
Courtesy of Nobuya Wazaki

TOKYO — Wowow, a Japanese pay TV broadcaster with 2.6 million subscribers, has unveiled a management reshuffle that it says is a response to changing consumer needs.

Wowow’s production division will be run by Tetsuya Nasuno who will oversee the various production sub-departments categorized into television, movies, sports, drama and music.

The programming division, which includes Wowow’s Los Angeles office, will be overseen by veteran producer Eiji Omura. Kayo Washio heads the company’s L.A. office.

A digital content development department has been created and will operate within the company’s programming division.

The changes were announced by Nobuya Wazaki (pictured) company president.