Steve Marcopoto

Sunny Saha to exit Turner’s Asia Pac business

Turner Broadacasting System Asia Pacific is saying goodbye to long-serving managing director of entertainment networks Sunny Saha ahead of Ricky Ow’s arrival on Monday. Saha has decided to step down from his role as MD and senior VP and will exit Turner International at the end of February. This comes ahead of former Sony Pictures […]

TBI’s 2013 in review – part three

In the third part of a review of 2013, we look at the ever changing face of the industry – is that former rival now your partner in crime in your acquisitions department? TBI runs down all the major comings and goings from the past twelve months.   SURPRISE DEPARTURES AND TOP LEVEL CHANGES David […]

Turner focuses on Asian partnerships following cuts

Turner has inked a new carriage deal for its kids channel Boomerang, taking it into 11 million homes in Thailand. The broadcaster has formed a new joint venture to run the channel and said it will be forming a range of new partnerships in the region. The new JV and channel launch news comes against […]

Turner slashing Asia Pac workforce by 30%

Having radically restructured its EMEA business, Turner International is reorganising its Asia Pacific division along similar lines and cutting headcount by almost a third. Steve Marcopoto (pictured), president and MD Turner International Asia Pacific, told staff about the changes today. Turner said the job losses, which follow a review undertaken with management consultancy firm PWC, […]