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Casbaa board gets three new members

MUMBAI: Casbaa has announced the election of three industry leaders to its influential Board of Directors: Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific executive VP, MD Tom Keaveny; PCCW executive VP Janice H. Y. Lee; and Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific president, MD Steve Marcopoto.


Casbaa chairman Marcel Fenez said, “We are delighted to welcome three of the most experienced industry executives to the Casbaa Board of Directors. Keaveny, Lee and Marcopoto represent unparalleled knowledge of multichannel TV in Asia providing additional insights and direction for the Association to promote the growth of pay-TV and video content across the region.”
 
Keaveny, Lee and Marcopoto join Casbaa’s highly experienced Board of Directors, including representatives from Comcast International Media Group NBC Universal, Disney-ABC International Television (Asia Pacific), GE Satellite, HBO Asia, PricewaterhouseCoopers and True Visions in Thailand .


Keaveny is responsible for all aspects of Discovery’s Singapore-based operations in the Asia Pacific and charged with the strategic growth and development of Discovery’s business in the regional marketplace. 
 
Lee is in charge of the Hong Kong-based PCCW’s media businesses including IPTV operator now TV and new media and content services across access platforms including now.com.hk and MOOV, as well as the Company’s advertising business.


Marcopoto oversees all programming, network development, advertising and distribution sales, marketing and promotion for Turner Broadcasting in the Asia Pacific with its diverse bouquet of networks and digital services.


“As the premiere voice of multichannel television in Asia, Casbaa relies on its seasoned Board of Directors for guidance and influence in this region’s dynamic market and Keaveny, Lee and Marcopoto further strengthen the Association’s already formidable leadership and governance,” added Fenez.
 

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