HBO Asia’s Jonathan Spink Named Chairman of CASBAA Board


HONG KONG: Jonathan Spink, the CEO of HBO Asia, has been elected as chairman of the board of directors for CASBAA for the next 12 months.

Spink is responsible for the overall management of HBO in Southeast and South Asia. Under his leadership, HBO Asia has built a growing network of channels and services, as well as developing several original local productions. Spink succeeds Sompan Charumilinda, vice chairman of TrueVisions, as chairman of the CASBAA board.

“Khun Sompan has been a board member for more than a decade, and most recently, served diligently in his term as chairman of the board,” said Spink. “On behalf of my fellow directors and the broader membership, we thank him for his guidance and insights over the years and we look forward to his continued contribution on the association’s board.”

“With the multichannel TV industry in all its forms facing unprecedented challenges as well as opportunities in 2017,” Spink added, “the coming year promises to be busier than ever for CASBAA. I look forward to working with my fellow directors and the CASBAA executive office to ensure that the work of the Association is relevant to all its member companies, as they adapt to a rapidly developing operating environment.”