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Sony Pictures hires Georgette Tengco from Solar Entertainment as Philippines business head

Sony Pictures hires Georgette Tengco from Solar Entertainment as Philippines business headSony Pictures has appointed a new head of its business in the Philippines, hiring Georgette Tengco from Solar Entertainment.

The announcement:

MANILA (September 5, 2016) Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks, Asia announced today the appointment of Georgette Tengco as Business Head, Philippines.

Based in Manila and reporting to Ang Hui Keng, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Ms. Tengco will oversee the strategic management of SPT Networks’ Philippines portfolio comprising entertainment powerhouses Animax, AXN, GEM, ONE and Sony Channel.

“SPT Networks, Asia has enjoyed a long history in the Philippines and the market remains a top priority for our business,” said Mr. Ang. “Georgette brings over 25 years’ of broadcast and entertainment experience to our team, and we look forward to working with her to deliver even more multi-genre entertainment to Filipino viewers.”

Ms. Tengco’s professional experience spans channel management, television production, content creation, programming and branding,acquisitions, media and investor relations. She joins SPT Networks, Asia from Solar Entertainment where she was Vice President, Channel Management, Entertainment Channels. In this capacity, Ms. Tengco oversaw the brand and creative direction, operations, programming, local productions including format adaptations, and new business initiatives for Solar’s six channels.

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks, Asia is a leading operator of ad-supported channels including English general entertainment powerhouses AXN and Sony Channel, and Asian content giants Animax, GEM and ONE. SPT Networks Asia’s portfolio, available across 19 territories and in over 42 million homes, collectively features the biggest and best titles from Korea, Japan and the U.S that are first run, exclusive and aired close to the original telecast. Taking the content beyond the screen, SPT Networks, Asia immerses viewers in its premium entertainment via large-scale festivals, celebrity fan meets and social platform conversations.

Source: press release

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