During its Council of Governors Meeting concluding the CASBAA Convention 2014, CASBAA announced the election of Frank Rittman of the Motion Picture Association to its Board of Directors.
“CASBAA is looking forward to having Frank Rittman’s vast experience in dealing with IP and regulatory issues across the Asia Pacific region,” said Marcel Fenez, Chairman, CASBAA. “His perspective will inform the Association’s strategy toward these crucial areas in the years ahead.”
Rittman will be joining a roster of multichannel TV industry executives charged with leading the direction of the Association including Chairman, Marcel Fenez (PwC) and Directors Sompan Charumilinda (TrueVisions), Christine Fellowes (Universal Networks International), Janice Lee (PCCW Media Group), Todd Miller (Celestial Tiger Entertainment), Alexandre Muller (TV5MONDE), Mark Patterson (GroupM), Bill Wade (Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited) and Christopher Slaughter (CASBAA).
“We would also like to express our deepest appreciation to Andrew Jordan of Eutelsat who is retiring from the Board after many years of service,” said Fenez. “On the Board, we have benefitted from Andrew’s leadership, industry insight, and dedication to CASBAA’s many projects, and look forward to his ongoing contribution on the Council of Governors.”
CASBAA also welcomed six new Corporate Members to its roster since the beginning of the year with beIN Sports, The Indonesia Channel, MP & Silva, NETVIET, Thuraya and Viacom18 joining the Asia-Pacific’s premier association for multichannel TV.
“Our new members continue to showcase the diversity of industries and regions that make up Asia Pacific broadcasting,” said Christopher Slaughter, CEO, CASBAA. “From Indonesia to India and covering sports rights to mobile satellite services, beIN Sports, The Indonesia Channel, MP & Silva, NETVIET, Thuraya and Viacom18 are important additions to the CASBAA community.”