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Ross Pollack quits Sony Asia for Celestial Post

MUMBAI

: Ross Pollack has decided to quit Sony Pictures Television‘s (SPT) Asian distribution operations to assume the post of CEO of Celestial Pictures. Pollack fills a position that has been empty since the departure of William Pfeiffer more than a year ago.

Hong Kong-based Celestial Pictures operates three Asian movies channels and an infotainment service, produces and acquires feature film and TV content and owns the acclaimed Shaw Brothers catalogue. Formerly senior VP of distribution for Asia at SPT, Pollack will focus on developing and implementing strategies that will create additional value for the Shaw Brothers film library and channel bouquet. He will also focus on the production and acquisition of new Chinese content for distribution on parent company Astro‘s platforms and into global markets.


His successor at SPT is Angel Orengo, who is relocating to Hong Kong from Miami, where he is currently SPT‘s senior VP of distribution for Latin America and the Caribbean. Reporting to Keith Le Goy, SPT‘s international distribution president, Orengo will oversee the distribution of the studio‘s catalogue across Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


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