Ricky Ow Promoted in Networks Post at SPT Asia


SINGAPORE: Ricky Ow has been upped to executive VP of networks for Sony Pictures Television (SPT), after having served as senior VP and general manager of the division.

Ow will continue to oversee the networks business across Asia. He will expand his duties by managing SPT’s two new Korean joint ventures, AXN Korea and Animax Korea. He is also tasked with developing new channel opportunities in the region. Ow will report to Andy Kaplan, the president of worldwide networks at SPT. Ow will continue to work closely with George Chien, the senior VP of networks for Asia at SPT.

“Under Ricky’s leadership, we expanded our brands and our channels are leading entertainment providers in Asia,” said Kaplan.  “His understanding of the region, his relationships and his business savvy will be instrumental to our continued growth and success.”