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CASBAA elects Sompan Charumilinda as chairman of board

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MUMBAI: Asian non-profit media association serving the multi-channel audio-visual content creation and distribution industry CASBAA has elected Sompan Charumilinda as chairman of the board of directors.

Charumilinda is a pioneer in Thailand’s pay-TV industry and is currently True Visions Group executive vice chairman.

He has over 20 years of experience in guiding the industry through rapidly changing markets, regulatory regimes and technological developments.

For the past ten years he has served as a member of CASBAA’s board of directors, actively promoting CASBAA’s members’ interests both in Thailand and across the region.

“It’s personally exciting for me to be elected chairman of the board at a time of immense technological change in our industry. CASBAA will continue to evolve to meet the changing needs of its members, and together with my fellow Directors, I will strive to ensure the Association maintains its relevance to our industry,” he said.

The CASBAA Board is composed of 14 directors, including Marcel Fenez, Andrew Jordan (Eutelsat), Janice Lee (PCCW Media), Amit Malhotra (The Walt Disney Company), Todd Miller (Celestial Tiger Entertainment), Alexandre Muller (TV5MONDE), Ricky Ow (Turner Asia Pacific), Mark Patterson (GroupM), Frank Rittman (MPA), Christopher Slaughter (CASBAA), Jonathan Spink (HBO Asia), Bill Wade (AsiaSat), and Joe Welch (21st Century Fox).

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