BBC appoints Leong for China, Taiwan

Former i-Cable distribution head to remain in Hong Kong

HONG KONG -- BBC Worldwide Channels Asia has appointed Otto Leong as its distribution head for China and Taiwan.
Previously head of distribution for Hong Kong pay-TV group i-Cable, Leong will be responsible for expanding distribution of the five channels that the commercial arm of the U.K. public broadcaster operates in the area. He will remain in Hong Kong and report to Mark Whitehead, SVP and GM of BBC Worldwide Channels Asia.
"(Leong) brings a great depth of knowledge, experience and numerous personal relationships that will enable us to leapfrog into the next stage of growth for the channels business,” said Whitehead.