President, The Americas and Global Strategy, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
Jim Wuthrich serves as President, The Americas and Global Strategy, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, responsible for the division’s overall operations in the U.S., Canada, and Latin, Central and South America. He oversees worldwide product and sales processes for WBHE and is charged with working across territories to identify strategic opportunities for the home entertainment group, while implementing the company’s current growth priorities.
Throughout his career with Warner Bros., Wuthrich has been central to the development and growth of the home entertainment business, from the introduction of DVD to the ongoing transition to digital. He was a pioneer in the development of digital ownership formats, forging strong alliances with Apple, Amazon, Google, Sony and Microsoft, and licensing Warner Bros. content to numerous global services.
Previously, Wuthrich served as President, International Home Video and Digital Distribution, overseeing DVD, digital and games distribution. Before that, he was Senior Vice President, Digital Distribution, as well as Senior Vice President, Electronic Sell-Through and Interactive Marketing, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group.
He joined Warner Home Video in 1998 as Director, Marketing and was promoted to Vice President, Marketing Theatrical New Release, Warner Home Video in 2003. Prior to his career at Warner Bros., he led a tech startup and worked for Hallmark Cards as a Strategist.
A graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program, Wuthrich holds a degree in business from University of Wisconsin-Madison.