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Theresa Ong Moves To Affiliate SVP Role In FIC

SINGAPORE – FOX International Channels (FIC) Asia has named television industry veteran Theresa Ong as Senior Vice President, Affiliate Partnerships for Hong Kong and Southeast Asia.

Theresa joins the company on October 12th and will report to Rohit D'Silva, EVP - Commercial and Sports, APAC & Middle East.

In her new role, Theresa will be responsible for enhancing partnerships with FIC’s affiliates in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam, across the company’s entire channel portfolio covering all content genres including factual, entertainment (Hollywood and Chinese) and sports. She will also be tasked with developing new revenue streams in both the linear and non-linear space.

Theresa joins FIC from Discovery Networks International where she was SVP & General Manager for Southeast Asia.

Commenting on the appointment Rohit D’Silva said, “With factual, entertainment and sports brands in our portfolio, FIC Asia has grown rapidly into a multi-faceted media and content business. Hong Kong and Southeast Asia is a key region for us and it is imperative that we have a top-notch senior executive driving and upping the level of collaboration we have with our partners. Theresa brings with her unrivalled experienced and together with our local country GMs, will further strengthen our relationships, share best practices across markets and unlock value for us and our partners in a rapidly evolving ecosystem.”

Theresa adds, “I am thrilled to be joining FIC’s incredibly dynamic team. FIC is Asia’s #1 network with the widest distribution and scale, and the breadth of their content and genres are second to none. Taking up this role at a time when they are experiencing tremendous momentum, with the ability to offer a compelling and varied slate of strong globally recognized brands, and have such vast prospects for growth and new opportunities is very exciting.

Source: Fox International Channels