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Four Indians elected on Casbaa's governing council

MUMBAI: The Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (Casbaa) has re-elected Marcel Fenez, global leader - entertainment & media practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers, for a two-year term as chairman.


The decision was taken by during the annual general meeting elections to the Casbaa chairmanship, the Casbaa board of directors and the Casbaa council of governors for 2010/2011.
 
Meanwhile, elected for two-year terms to the Casbaa council of governors are Bag Network MD & chairman Anurradha Prasad, Espn Star Sports MD Manu Sawhney, Tata Sky MD and CEO Vikram Kaushik, IMCL (Incablenet and Indigital) MD Ravi Mansukhani, Measat COO Paul Brown-Kenyon, Multi Channels Asia MD Gregg Creevey, SAT-GE president & CEO Andrew Jordan, TM Net CEO Jeremy Kung,
GroupM Asia Pacific CEO Mark Patterson, HK Cable TV CFO William Kwan, TV5Monde MD Asia Alexandre Muller and Viaccess Director of Asia Christopher Hoare.


Retaining seats on the Casbaa council of governors 2010 are Cisco director of operations - video and cable solutions group Peter Papaioannou, Comcast International Media Group MD Asia Christine Fellowes, Euronews director worldwide distribution Jill Grinda, Eurosport Asia MD Arjan Hoekstra, iMediaHouse/Focus Media chairman and CEO PJ Wong, Mabuhay Satellite president & CEO Garie Pimentel, Minter Ellison partner Nigel Francis and StarHub head content Kathleen Syron.  
 
While Robert Gilby, Disney-ABC International Television (Asia Pacific) SVP and MD has newly joined the Casbaa board of directors, the members who have retained their board seats include AsiaSat CEO Peter Jackson, ITV Global Entertainment regional director James Ross, Sony Pictures Television EVP, Asia Pacific networks Todd Miller, TrueVisions executive vice chairman Sompan Charumilinda and Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific SVP & GM Ian Carroll.


Tom Keaveny, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific EVP and MD, on the other hand, has stepped down from the Casbaa board for 2010.

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