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Video industry body and lobby group AVIA elects new directors

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), a trade body representing the video industry across the region, has announced the election of new directors to its board.

The AVIA includes members from across the region including such as 21st Century Fox, Netflix, Sony Pictures Television, the Zee Network and Singtel.

The announcement:

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), today announced the election of new directors to its board.

Following its AGM on 1 November, first-time directors elected were Greg Armshaw (Brightcove), Ernest Cu (Globe), Birathon Kasemsri Na Ayudhaya (True Corporation), Dr Roger Tong (AsiaSat) and Tony Zameczkowski (Netflix).

Re-elected were Joe Welch (21st Century Fox – and current AVIA Chairman), Rohit D’Silva (Fox Networks Group Asia) and Alexandre Muller (TV5MONDE).

They join existing Directors Desmond Chan (TVB), Belinda Lui (WarnerMedia), Amit Malhotra (The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia)) and Ricky Ow (Turner International) to form the 2018-2019 AVIA Board of Directors.

“We are very fortunate to have such an excellent group of video industry executives willing to serve on the Association’s Board”, said AVIA CEO, Louis Boswell. “We are deeply appreciative of the long and committed service of our outgoing directors, and thank them tremendously. At the same time, we offer a heartfelt welcome to our new directors, and look forward to working together with them to lead the Association for the benefit of our members and the video industry at large.

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