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Todd Phillips is MTV Asia senior VP communications

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MUMBAI: MTV Asia has announced that Todd Phillips is its senior VP, communications.

Phillips will provide leadership and direction to the corporate and regional Asia-Pacific communication teams, manage media relationship with trade and consumer media, support key MTV Networks International communications strategies and manage all internal and external company messaging. Mr. Phillips will be based in Singapore and report directly to MTV Asia Pacific president Nigel Robbins.

Robbins says, “Todd has been a global pioneer for our brands and an integral part of MTV Networks’ development in Asia and Australia. His passion for our brands, keen knowledge of linear and digital media and experience throughout the region makes him the perfect choice to lead our communications efforts in this exciting time of growth.”

Phillips has been part of the MTV Networks communications team since 1990. He served as Publicity Manager for MTV on STAR TV in Hong Kong, spearheaded communications efforts for the re-launch of MTV Asia and the launch of MTV Mandarin in Singapore in 1995, and managed public relations around the Australian launches of Nickelodeon, MTV and VH1.

He served as VP of corporate communications for MTV in Los Angeles until 2001, working across all the brands and businesses under the MTV Networks umbrella including television networks, feature films, online and broadband properties, and consumer products.

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