MUMBAI: Turner International Asia Pacific is soon going to witness some change as public relations and television professional Gregory Ho is joining the company as Vice President of Communications & Marketing. The announcement was made by c Senior Vice President of Communications Oliver Herrgesell.
In his new role, Ho will serve as Turner International’s chief communications and marketing executive in the Asia Pacific region where he will look at all marketing, corporate communications and public relations activities for the company and its affiliates.
Ho will be taking up the role with immediate effect and will work closely with Turner International Asia Pacific president Ricky Ow.
“This move and Greg’s vast experience reflect the strategic importance of our business interests in Asia Pacific,” said Herrgesell in a release. “Greg brings leadership skills and a working relationship with Ricky Ow to a role that will have significant influence on the company’s continuing efforts to position, capitalise on and grow its entertainment, animation and news brands’ reputation.”
“Greg is one of the most experienced, well-connected and innovative media professionals I have had the pleasure of working with in Asia, and I’m delighted he will be building on the strong heritage of the leading brands we run,” said Ow. “Greg will be a strong addition to the group of Turner communications and marketing professionals, a valuable resource for the management and a trusted adviser to me.”
Prior to joining Turner, Greg was with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks, Asia as the vice president and head of public relations, corporate communications and marketing. Earlier, he was with Animax Asia VP & General Manager with operational responsibility for programming, marketing, promotions and revenue. He joined SPT in 1999 as Director of Marketing & Communications at a time when it operated one channel, AXN. In the years from 1995 to 1999, Greg served at CNBC Asia/Asia Business news in various roles. He started his broadcasting career in 1992 at Mediacorp Radio.