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WB Names Robertson Senior VP, Asia Pacific

Jul 10, 2007  •  Post A Comment

Longtime Warner Bros. Entertainment executive Greg Robertson has been promoted to senior vice president and managing director, Asia Pacific, for Warner Bros. International Television Distribution.
In the new position, he will supervise all of the company’s program licensing activities throughout more than two dozen territories in Asia and the Pacific Rim, including Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore.
“Greg is an outstanding executive with a deep understanding of traditional and emerging media platforms, as well as great relationships with broadcasters throughout the region,” said Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, president of Warner Bros. International Television. “He has done an outstanding job growing WBITD’s business throughout Asia and the Pacific.”
In his new role, Mr. Robertson will oversee the sale of television series, theatrical motion pictures, movies for TV and animation to free and pay TV operators over terrestrial, cable, satellite and IPTV platforms. He also oversees the licensing of those titles for both current and previously produced content from the Warner Bros. Entertainment library to new-media clients in the areas of ad-supported video-on-demand and subscription VOD.
Mr. Robertson has spent the past 21 years of his career at Warner Bros., making him the longest tenured sales executive in the division. Based in Sydney, he will report to Malcolm Dudley-Smith, executive vice president, international sales and business development, WBITD.
(Editor: Horowitz)

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