Turner Asia Pacific has announced changes to its management team that include new positions for Robi Stanton and Vishal Dembla and Voo Chih Yeong to support growing demand in Southeast Asia, Australia and Pacific markets.
As part of the expansion and emphasising the importance of the Australia market, Robi Stanton has been promoted to General Manager – Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Territories. She will oversee all of Turner’s commercial business relationships in these markets, including ad sales, content sales and network distribution.
Appointed Vice President – Southeast Asia, Voo Chih Yeong will assume responsibility for all affiliate partnerships in key markets such as Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Chih Yeong joins Turner from Sony Pictures Television Networks Asia effective June 3.
In addition, Vishal Dembla has been promoted to Vice President – Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, with a remit that includes Hong Kong, Thailand and Indochina.
“Turner’s rapid expansion across Southeast Asia and the significance of the Australia market has triggered this important change,” said Phil Nelson, Turner’s Managing Director and Senior Vice President for North Asia and Southeast Asia Pacific. “We work with demanding, world-class partners and they deserve the best team to support their business. I’m confident that our outstanding brands and this new-look, high-caliber team can meet these growing needs,” Nelson added.