Joon Lee

Fox restructures Asia, aims for China content

Fox International Channels Asia has rejigged its regional executive structure to ramp up opportunity in Japan, Korea and, in a newer focus, China. Management in north Asia is being restructured as of September 1 to align with the new strategy, which is headlined up a major investment in the production of Chinese content. Hong Kong […]

Fox starts lab for format ideas out of Asia

Fox International Channels is teaming with Singaporean regulator and funding body the Media Development Authority to create a local formats lab. The pair said the formats incubator will support the development of local content in Asian and “ramp up creation of international TV content by local production companies”. In its first phase, the Fox Formats […]

Fox restructures in Asia

Fox International Channels has upped three of its long-serving execs at its Asian operation, amid a raft of management changes. The latest moves see Keertan Adyanthaya (left) relocate to Hong Kong from Mumbai, where he was general manager of FIC Asia, to take a newly-created role: head of business initiatives for Hong Kong and Southeast […]

Fox hires one, promotes two in Asia

Fox International Channels has promoted two senior execs at its Asian unit and brought another into the business. Rohit D’Silva (pictured) has taken the newly-created role of executive VP, commercial, overseeing channel distribution commercial activity across the Asia Pacific and the Middle East regions. D’Silva is a FIC veteran and has most recently been running […]

Fox names Yeap replacement in Malaysia

Fox International Channels has appointed Vineet Puri as head of its local Malaysian operation. Puri has been running Southeast Asian advertising sales since FIC parent 21st Century Fox acquired his previous employer, ESPN Star Sports in 2012. He will now relocate from Kuala Lumpur from Singapore and lead FIC’s locally-based team there. He will be […]

Fox Asia going day and date with the US

Fox’s international channels in Asia will show a raft of drama series within hours of their US TX under a new day and date initiative. Fox International Channels and other international channel operators have made increasing efforts to get content to local channels as soon as possible to mitigate the effects of illegal downloading. FIC […]

Fox ups intn’l channels pair

Fox International Channels has promoted two of senior executives at its Asia Pacific and Middle East operations. Joon Lee (left), who currently oversees all FIC channels, content and marketing in the Asia Pacific regon will now take on control of the company’s Hong Kong and Southeast Asia businesses. All of the territory heads in those […]

Red hot channels in Asia

Asian pay TV is growing at a fast clip with subscriber numbers on the rise and revenues from linear and new digital services growing. The numbers are not lost on the international media giants operating channels and services from the likes of A+E, BBC Worldwide, Discovery, Fox, Sony and Turner are all well established in […]