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CASBAA Board of Directors and Council of Governors Elections

Hong Kong, 29 October, 2010 – CASBAA has announced the results of its 2010 Annual General Meeting and elections to the CASBAA Board of Directors and the CASBAA Council of Governors for 2011/2012.

Marcel Fenez, Global Leader, Entertainment & Media Practice, PwC will commence his second year as chairman of the Association.

Christine Fellowes, Managing Director, Comcast International Media Group (Asia Pacific) and David Ball, Regional Vice President, Intelsat (Asia Pacific) were newly appointed to the CASBAA Board of Directors, while the following members retain their Board seats:
- Jonathan Spink, CEO, HBO Asia
- Todd Miller, EVP, Networks, Asia Pacific, Sony Pictures Television Int’l
- Robert Gilby, SVP & MD, Disney Media Distribution
- Ian Carroll, EVP & GM, Turner International Asia Pacific
- Sompan Charumilinda, Exec. Vice Chairman, TrueVisions
- James Ross, Regional Director, ITV Global Entertainment

Peter Jackson, Executive Chairman, AsiaSat and William Pfeiffer, CEO, Tiger Gate Entertainment have stepped down from the CASBAA Board of Directors for 2011. Peter Jackson has also stepped down from his seat on the CASBAA Council of Governors.

Meanwhile, elected for new two-year terms to the CASBAA Council of Governors are:
- Dario Choi, VP, GM, Asia Pacific Region, Solution Area TV, Ericsson
- Gregg Daffner, Senior Advisor – Asia, Echostar Int’l
- Christine Fellowes, Managing Director, Comcast Int’l Media Group
- Nigel Francis, Partner, Dispute Resolution, Minter Ellison
- Steve Garton, Director, Media Research, Synovate Ltd
- Jill Grinda, Director of Worldwide Distribution, Euronews
- Hans-Gunther Hermann, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
- Arjan Hoekstra, Managing Director, Eurosport
- Gabriela Kennedy, Partner, Hogan Lovells
- Alvin Lee, Executive Dir, Int'l Relations & Public Policy, AP, Time Warner Inc.
- Neil Montefiore, CEO, StarHub
- Peter Papaioannou, Cisco SP AP HQ, Video/Cable Director, Cisco
- PJ Wong, Founder, Chairman & CEO, iMediaHouse/Focus Media

Retaining seats on the CASBAA Council of Governors 2011 are:
- Paul Brown-Kenyon, Chief Operating Officer, MEASAT
- Gregg Creevey, Managing Director, Multi Channels Asia
- Chris Hoare, Director Asia, VIACCESS
- Andrew Jordan, President & CEO, Sat-GE
- Vikram Kaushik, Managing Director & CEO, Tata Sky
- Jeremy Kung, CEO, TM Net
- William Kwan, Chief Financial Officer, HK Cable TV
- Ravi Mansukhani, Managing Director, Indusind Media & Communications
- Alexandre Muller, Managing Director, TV5MONDE
- Mark Patterson, CEO, GroupM
- Anurradha Prasad, Managing Director & Chairman, B.A.G. Films & Media
- Manu Sawhney, Managing Director, ESPN STAR Sports

The following Patron Members of the Association also retain their automatic seats on the Council:
- Alan Hodges, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, AETN
- Ben Way, Managing Director and CEO of Macquarie Korea Opportunities Fund (MKOF), Macquarie
- Bengt Jonsson, Sales VP, Irdeto
- Bruce Dover, Chief Executive, Australia Network
- David Ball, Managing Director, Intelsat
- Elias Zaccack, VP, Sales, Asia-Pacific, SES WORLD SKIES
- Ian Carroll, EVP & GM, Turner International Asia Pacific
- Indra Suhariono, EVP/MD, MTV North & Southeast Asia, MTV Networks Asia
- James Ross, Regional Director, ITV Global Entertainment
- Janice Lee, Managing Director, TV & New Media, PCCW
- Jonathan Spink, CEO, HBO Asia
- Laurence Peak, Vice President Sales Asia Pacific, Verimatrix Inc
- Lindsey Oliver, Commercial Director, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Bloomberg Television
- Marcel Fenez, Global Leader, Entertainment & Media Practice, PwC
- Mark Whitehead, GM and SVP, BBC Worldwide Channels Asia
- Bill Wade, CEO, Asia Satellite Telecommunications
- Philip Balaam, Regional Sales & Marketing Director, Arianespace Asean Office
- Raymund Miranda, Managing Director, Universal Networks Int’l
- Robert Gilby, SVP & MD, Disney Media Distribution
- Roch Pellerin, Head of Global Distribution, Al Jazeera Network
- Rohana Rozhan, CEO, Astro
- Sompan Charumilinda, Exec. Vice Chairman,True Visions
- Sue Taylor, Vice President & General Manager, Asia Pacific, NDS Asia Pacific
- Tananwat Wansom, President, MCOT
- Timothy Carmichael, VP (Pay TV Business),Singtel
- Todd Miller, EVP, Netwoks, Asia Pacific, Sony Pictures Television Int’l
- Tom Choi, CEO, Asia Broadcast Satellite
- Tom Keaveny, EVP & MD Discovery Networks Asia Pacific, Discovery Networks Asia
- Ward Platt, President, Asia Pacific & Middle East, Fox International Channels
- William Pfeiffer, CEO, Tiger Gate Entertainment.

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