Fortissimo H.K. adds Yeung

Recommits to Asian sales

HONG KONG -- Film, TV and video sales firm Fortissimo Films on Thursday announced it has hired Esther Yeung director of marketing and special projects in its Hong Kong office and promoted Ingrid Lim director of distribution and Asian sales.

Fortissimo co-chairman Michael Werner said hiring Yeung was "an indication of how much more emphasis we intend to place on local and Asian sales." Yeung joins Fortissimo from a managerial position at the Asia Film Financing Forum.

Yeung replaces Raymond Phathanavirangoon.