Denzil Dias takes charge of Warner Bros India as Blaise Fernandes quits

MUMBAI: After spending 22 years at Warner Bros. India, Blaise Fernandes has decided to call it quits at the Indian subsidiary of the Hollywood film studio to pursue other opportunities.

Fernandes, who was Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Warner Bros. India, will be replaced by Denzil Dias, who is currently serving as the Deputy Managing Director.

Dias has assumed the role of Managing Director, Warner Bros. Pictures International India.

Warner Bros. Entertainment Executive Vice President International Richard Fox commented, "Blaise has made an important contribution to the Warner Bros. operation in India over the past 22 years and we wish him well in his new ventures."

In a related development, Time Warner has appointed Kevin Tsujihara as the next Chief Executive Officer of Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Tsujihara will become CEO beginning 1 March, succeeding Warner Bros. Chairman and CEO Barry Meyer, who will remain as Chairman through 2013.

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