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October 23rd, 2013

CASBAA—The Boardroom (Business)

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[SatNews] CASBAA, the Asia Pacific multichannel TV association, has announced the election of Todd Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Celestial Tiger Entertainment and William Wade, President and CEO, AsiaSat to the Board of Directors.

Re-elected as Chairman of CASBAA was Marcel Fenez, Global Leader, Entertainment & Media Practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers and re-elected for additional terms on the Board were Janice Lee, Managing Director, TV and New Media, PCCW Ltd. and Mark Patterson, CEO Asia Pacific, GroupM.

“We are delighted to welcome William Wade and to have Todd Miller return to the CASBAA Board of Directors. With their vast experience and wide-ranging knowledge of the multichannel TV landscape in the region, Miller and Wade will prove to be invaluable in helping chart the future of the Association,” said Marcel Fenez, Chairman, CASBAA. “We are also please to have to continued support of Lee and Patterson whose contributions to the governance of the Association has been an integral part of our success.”

Todd Miller, Chief Executive Officer of Celestial Tiger Entertainment, is responsible for driving the company’s core businesses of branded payTV channels, content creation and content distribution across Asia and beyond. Prior to joining Celestial Tiger Entertainment, Mr. Miller spent 17 years at Sony Pictures Television, where he last served as Executive Vice President, Networks, Asia-Pacific, overseeing and managing over 25 television networks and channel investments in the region. Mr. Miller has previously served two terms on the Board of Directors of CASBAA.

William Wade was appointed as CEO on 1 August 2010 to lead AsiaSat, with his title changed to President & CEO from January 1, 2011. Prior to assuming his role as CEO, he had served as AsiaSat’s Deputy CEO for 16 years. Mr. Wade has more than 26 years' experience in the satellite and cable television industry. Prior to joining AsiaSat in April 1994, he was with Hutchison Whampoa, as Director of Business Development for Pan Asian Systems, and was in charge of all sales and regional operations.

Miller and Wade will be replacing retiring members Robert Gilby, SVP & MD, Disney-ABC International Television (Asia Pacific) and Steve Marcopoto, President and Managing Director, Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific.