Tokyopop has promoted Marc Visnick to COO and Publisher, responsible for managing all North American operations and reporting directly to Founder and CEO Stu Levy.

Tokyopop credits Visnick with doubling year over year revenues, expanding its retail footprint through new partnerships and channels, increasing its market share, and implementing a new, scalable production process.

In addition to overseeing Tokyopop’s editorial functions, print and digital publication, marketing and sales, and distribution, Visnick will develop new growth strategies and look for opportunities to make operations more efficient.

Visnick came to Tokyopop as VP of Publishing in 2022 (see “People on the Move”). Previously, he was VP of Sales & Business Development at TKO (see “TKO Builds Out Marketing, Biz Dev”), and prior to that, Senior Business Development Manager at Ingram Content Group.