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New Global COO Appointed at ABS-CBN


ABS-CBN Corporation has tapped Olivia De Jesus as chief operating officer of ABS-CBN Global, which oversees all international subsidiaries of ABS-CBN and manages its flagship brand TFC.

De Jesus is replacing Rafael Lopez, who is retiring but will continue to serve as executive advisor to the president and CEO of ABS-CBN Corporation. She will help drive strategy formulation and establish initiatives to expand the company’s product lines and markets. She will supervise regional business operations, product management, content creation, support functions and corporate services.

De Jesus previously was ABS-CBN’s managing director of North America since 2007. She first joined the company in 1996 and has held a number of other positions throughout the years.

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