Sony Pictures Television announces key Asia-Pacific appointments

Louise Duffy | 18-10-2012

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has announced three senior executive moves within its distribution business across Asia-Pacific.

Angel Orengo has been promoted to executive vice president, distribution, Asia-Pacific, with oversight of SPT's sales efforts across the entire region; James Farrell has been promoted to senior vice president, distribution, Japan; and Mark Young has been promoted to senior vice president, distribution, Australia and New Zealand.

Orengo will oversee the distribution of SPT's catalogue of programming and formats to free TV broadcasters, basic cable channels, pay-TV platforms and new media clients across Asia-Pacific. He will continue to lead in-country sales teams in Hong Kong, Sydney, Mumbai, Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo.

Farrell will be responsible for leading all sales functions across multiple distribution platforms including free, pay, digital, online and mobile, in addition to managing format sales in Japan.

Young will manage all sales of SPT content and SPT-owned formats to networks and other partners for the Australia and New Zealand markets.