Day upped to new role at Star TV


HONG KONG -- Anthony Day has been appointed executive vp strategy and development at Star TV, the News Corp. subsidiary said Friday.

Day, who will report directly to Star CEO Paul Aiello, will be responsible for expanding the scope of Star's broadcasting as well as identifying and instigating new opportunities for the company. Star's TV programs reach more than 300 million viewers across 53 Asian countries.

Day will be based in Hong Kong but will work within the companies regional offices around Asia as well.

"Anthony has a wealth of experience in developing and managing growth and in working through complex transactions across a variety of industry sectors. We will draw upon his experience and commercial acumen in leading his division to engineer long-term growth and success," Aiello said.

Day joined Star last November as a consultant charged with facilitating expansion initiatives in Southeast Asia. Previously, he worked as general counsel and chairman of the senior management committee for Hong Kong-based global trading house Noble Group. He also practiced law as a partner and department head at international maritime and commercial firm Holman, Fenwick & Willan.