April 6, 2018
Former staff from DCI Los Angeles will head up the new company, including Yuma Sakata as president and chief executive officer, Marc Harrington as senior vice president of global strategy and development, Yukio Kusumoto as executive producer for international production and Yulie Yoshimura as manager of licensing and promotions. DCI Los Angeles was the former Dentsu American division formed in 2008. Properties under the new company will include "Deltora Quest," "Chub City," "Mameshiba" and "Monsuno."
"Dentsu Entertainment USA will have the ability to operate more effectively as an independent entity, while also maximizing synergy with Dentsu's global family of companies," says Yo Hattori of Dentsu.
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