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Tanaka climbs at BVITV, and Byrnes jumps to Genius Products

Harry Tanaka has been promoted to VP of sales at Disney Buena Vista International Television Japan, and Ed Byrnes has taken on an EVP of finance systems and information technology role at Genius Products.
March 6, 2007

Harry Tanaka has been promoted to VP of sales at Disney Buena Vista International Television Japan (BVITV-J). Tanaka joined Disney in 2002 as lead legal counsel for both Disney Channel and BVITV-J. In his new position, he will manage the day-to-day sales operations of BVITV-J.

Across the pond at Genius Products in Santa Monica, California, Ed Byrnes takes on an EVP of finance systems and information technology role. Byrnes previously held the same post at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

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Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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