Turner expands role of North Asia boss Phil Nelson to cover Southeast Asia

Phil NelsonTurner International Asia Pacific has secured a replacement for Southeast Asia boss Sunny Saha, who left the company after 14 years of service at the start of the year.

The remit of North Asia boss Phil Nelson has been expanded to cover Saha’s duties. Nelson, a former US Naval commander who has been with the company since 2010, takes on the role of SVP and MD, Southeast Asia Pacific and North Asia.

Before joining Turner, Nelson was MD of AOL Asia, based in India.

Turner’s newly appointed APAC president Ricky Ow, said: “In his new role, I am certain Phil will enable us to optimize our brands and operational efficiency. With his experience of the media business in Asia Pacific, Phil’s role at the heart of Turner’s commercial operations will undoubtedly put us in a stronger position for future growth. His expanded remit will allow us to identify even more new opportunities across the region.”


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