Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia has named James Dumlao
as head of its operations in the Philippines.
as director business operations, Dumlao will be based in the
company's Manila office to lead its local team across all
strategic operations and brand-building aspects of the business.
Dumlao comes with 13 years of experience in the Filipino pay-TV
industry and in his new role, will drive distribution, marketing
strategies, and advertising sales for SPT's networks in the
Philippines including AXN, Animax and beTV.
is also charged with developing new business opportunities
for the company and will report to Sony Pictures Television
Networks, Asia Sr VP, business operations and head of Asian
content Hui Keng Ang.
"We are delighted to welcome James on board to spearhead
the growth of our business in the Philippines. His in-depth
local knowledge and experience will prove invaluable in leading
the team in an exciting marketplace where we continue to focus
and invest significantly in," said Sony Pictures Television
Networks, Asia EVP and GM Ricky Ow.
was earlier with Pilipino Cable Corp (PCC) where he served
as director of marketing and program acquisitions as well
as director of advertising sales from 2000 to 2007. Before
that, he was manager of PCC's business in the region of Visayas,
and he was with cable network start-up, Telemondial Holdings,
Inc. prior to joining PCC.
Following his PCC tenure, Dumlao joined as managing director
of the Asiaphil group of companies which is engaged in manufacturing,
trading, project management, project financing and energy
efficiency solutions. From 2010, Dumlao became an independent
management consultant providing consultancy to clients from
trading, manufacturing and energy industries including Macondray
& Co. Inc. and Asiaphil Management Resources, Inc.