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Berman Returns to TMS Post

Andrew Berman, a 20-year veteran of the entertainment industry has returned to TMS Ent. as evp/gm of TMS Ent. USA Inc. TMS Ent. Ltd. (TMS), is an affiliate of videogame giant SEGA Corp. in Japan and is one of the largest and most prolific anime producers and distributors in the world today.

Berman oversees the North American operations for TMS. His responsibilities include sales and marketing of an expansive animation library, as well as further expanding the existing business of TMS and SEGA Corp. relating to entertainment programming.

We are very pleased to have someone of Andrew Bermans caliber and experience running our U.S. operation," said TMS Ent. USA president/coo Satoji Yoshida. "His knowledge of this industry is extremely vast and his reputation is unparalleled. We are extremely confidant that with appointing Andrew Berman in this position, he will be able to take TMS to the next level so that we can achieve our ultimate long term goals and objectives.

Berman was involved in sales at TMS Ent. USA for 10 years before he formed the international sales division at IDT Ent. (now known as Starz Media) where he was an evp. Berman has also held positions in distribution at MGM and New World Pictures.

TMS Ent., founded in 1964, is a subsidiary of SEGA Sammy Holdings Inc. and is one of the oldest and most established animation studios in Japan. It has been a leader for decades in the field of animation and its multitude of series and features are successfully distributed to more than 100 countries.