Viacom International Media Networks makes several senior hires

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has appointed June Yeoh as its director of international program sales in Asia.

Yeoh assumes her new role on 7 April 2015. She will report to Caroline Beaton, VIMN’s senior vice president for international program sales and will be based in Singapore. Yeoh will manage VIMN Asia’s international program sales across Greater China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia.

Yeoh has 12 years of experience in the TV industry, having covered channel, content and distribution. Before joining VIMN, Yeoh was manager of TV content distribution and format sales at BBC Worldwide Southeast Asia since 2011. She was responsible for the sales of BBC Worldwide’s programs and formats catalogs to all terrestrial, pay and digital platforms in Southeast Asia. Prior to that, she worked at Bloomberg LP, CNBC International and at MTV Asia.

Last week, VIMN has also promoted Syahrizan Mansor (pictured) to vice president of Nickelodeon in Asia.

Syahrizan will be responsible for the Nickelodeon Brand across Greater China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia. She reports to Mark Whitehead, VIMN’s executive vice president and managing director for Asia and is based in Singapore.

With experience in the TV industry for almost twenty years, Syahrizan was most recently the senior director of programming for Nickelodeon Asia, where she was responsible for programming, acquisitions and on-air promotions for Southeast Asia channels on both Pay TV and free-to-air platforms. Before joining VIMN, Syahrizan was with MediaCorp’s previous TV12 in Singapore.

The company’s brand portfolio in Asia includes MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr. and Comedy Central.

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