Hong Kong, 08 December 2015 – CASBAA, Asia’s largest non-profit media association serving the multi-channel audio-visual content creation and distribution industry, today announced the election of Sompan Charumilinda as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Khun Sompan is a pioneer in Thailand’s pay-TV industry, and is currently Executive Vice Chairman at True Visions Group, Thailand’s leading pay-TV operator. 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,” Khun Sompan said.
The CASBAA Board is composed of fourteen 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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Established in 1991, CASBAA has grown with the industry to include digital multichannel television, content, platforms, advertising, and video delivery. Encompassing some 500 million connections within a footprint across the region, CASBAA works to be the authoritative voice for multichannel TV; promoting even-handed and market-friendly regulation, IP protection and revenue growth for subscription and advertising, while promoting global best practices. For more information, visit www.casbaa.com
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