New Affiliate Sales VP in Place at SPT Networks, Asia


SINGAPORE: Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks, Asia has named Nirav Haji VP of affiliate sales.

In his new role, Haji will lead the sales, distribution and expansion of SPT Networks, Asia’s entertainment channels across the region: AXN, Sony Channel, Animax, ONE and GEM. He will be based in Singapore and report to Hui Keng Ang, the senior VP and general manager at Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia.

Haji has more than 25 years of experience in the broadcast industry. He has held leadership roles at Discovery Asia, Fox International and Turner.

Ang commented: “As a leader in providing premium Asian and English entertainment, SPT Networks, Asia is set to strengthen its portfolio across the region in new markets and via new platforms. Nirav’s depth of experience together with his strong industry relationships will ensure Sony’s continued growth, while making our channels available to meet the changing demands of our viewers.”

“I’m thrilled to be joining SPT Networks, Asia at a time of exciting growth for both the company and the industry as a whole,” added Haji. “My focus will be to further enhance and grow our existing partnerships in Asia while identifying key opportunities that bring Sony’s vivid world of entertainment to viewers in new and exciting ways.”