HONG KONG – Turner Asia Pacific introduced immediately that Leslie Lee has been named Vice President of Children Content material for Cartoon Community, Boomerang and Pogo Networks in Asia Pacific. Primarily based in Singapore, his obligations embody the programming, operations, model and franchise administration, in addition to the content material path for the three manufacturers.
Ricky Ow, President of Turner Asia Pacific stated, “It’s uncommon to satisfy somebody fairly so keen about Children content material and Leslie is a superb addition to our regional administration group. I’m wanting ahead to Leslie bringing his expertise, recent perspective and new concepts to assist us to develop our management place within the Children area.”
Lee has greater than 20 years expertise and experience within the leisure trade throughout quite a few Asian markets. This consists of 19 years on youngsters’ manufacturers engaged on each linear TV and digital points of the enterprise.
“I’m an enormous fan of popular culture and animation,” Lee added. “And I’ve now obtained the chance to work with among the easiest manufacturers and most iconic franchises ever created. It’s a unbelievable alternative and it’s a privilege to be part of a fantastic group.”
Lee’s profession consists of spells at MediaCorp, Viacom and most not too long ago, a protracted stint as Govt Director of Media Networks at Disney Southeast Asia, an organization he joined in 2007. His numerous roles have included advertising and marketing communications, programming, channel administration, content material localization and acquisitions, animation improvement and media distribution.
Presently Lee volunteers his time mentoring media college students in numerous Singapore-based institutes of upper studying. He additionally sits on the programming committee on the Asian Competition of Youngsters’s Content material and is a board member of Centre 42, a non-profit arts group that helps playwriting in Singapore.
Supply: Turner Asia Pacific