Leena Singarajah

A+E appoints Scripps exec as MD for Southeast Asia & Australia

A+E Networks has appointed Scripps Network’s Leena Singarajah (pictured) as managing director for Southeast Asia and Australia, as Alan Hodges departs as managing director of Asia-Pacific. Singarajah will be joined by Saugato Banerjee who will become managing director for North Asia. The duo will report to Edward Sabin, executive managing director, international at A+E Networks. […]

Scripps expands HGTV to South Korea

Scripps Networks Interactive is further expanding its global home and lifestyle channel HGTV with a new launch in South Korea. HGTV will be immediately available in the region, on TV channel KT olleh, as what’s being billed as the first-ever regional channel dedicated exclusively to the home and lifestyle category in Korea. Over the past […]

Scripps names Asia boss

Scripps Networks Interactive has named Leena Singarajah as its Asia chief. She joined channels operator SNI in 2014 as head of distribution and ad sales, Asia Pacific, and becomes Singapore-based managing director for the company in the region. Singarajah fills the role vacated by Derek Chang, who was upped to head of international lifestyle channels at […]