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Alan Hodges named managing director, Asia-Pacific for AETN international

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MUMBAI: AETN international vice president and managing director, Europe and Asia Simon Pollock has announced Alan Hodges as the managing director Asia-Pacific for AETN international, a division of A&E television networks (AETN).

Hodges joins AETN international from Zone Media Group where he served as managing director Asia Pacific.

Based in Singapore Hodges is responsible for managing and growing AETN's Asian portfolio of businesses. He serves as a point person for existing and new business development in the region, including current and future channel partnerships, program sales, digital media distribution opportunities, and future local productions.

AETN channel brands include The History Channel, A&E, The Biography Channel, and Crime & Investigation Network.

"We are aggressively moving to expand the footprint of our channel brands throughout the Asia-Pacific region, via both traditional linear television channels and on digital media platforms," said Pollock.

"Alan's strategic and operational experience will be crucial as we move forward in choosing our new partners, and we are very pleased to have him join our staff," he added.

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