BBC Studios AsiaPac Distribution Appointments


At BBC Studios, Cheryl Png has been promoted to VP of distribution for Southeast Asia and Stanley Fernandes has been elevated to VP of distribution for South Asia.

Png and Fernandes will be working across affiliate sales, digital sales and content sales in a more integrated and geographically-focused approach to BBC Studios’ distribution business in these territories.

Previously, Png headed up the affiliate sales business for the Southeast Asia region, while Fernandes led content sales for South and Southeast Asia. They will also oversee new revenue opportunities for the distribution business, in a more holistic offering to the client.

Additionally, Sweta Sriram has been promoted to manager for content and brands for the South Asia region, reporting to Fernandes.

Ryan Shiotani, senior VP and general manager for BBC Studios South and Southeast Asia, said: “I’m delighted to be able to promote Cheryl and Stanley, who are first-class commercial leaders, with a passion and knowledge for BBC Studios content. This new approach also puts the focus on our valued clients, offering them an integrated content distribution service in the hands of their local experts.”