(July 11, 2007 - (Burbank, CA and Sydney, Australia) — Twenty-one-year Warner Bros. Entertainment veteran Greg Robertson has been promoted to Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Warner Bros. International Television Distribution (WBITD), it was announced today by Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. International Television. Robertson will supervise all of WBITD’s program licensing activities throughout more than two dozen territories in Asia and the Pacific Rim, including Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and more. This includes the sale of television series, theatrical motion pictures, movies for television and animation to free and pay TV operators over terrestrial, cable, satellite and IPTV platforms. He also oversees the licensing of those titles – both current and previously produced content from the Warner Bros. Entertainment library – to selected new media clients in the areas of ad-supported video-on-demand and subscription video-on-demand. At 21 years with the company, Robertson is the longest-tenured sales executive in the division. Based in Sydney, he reports to Malcolm Dudley-Smith, Executive Vice President, International Sales & Business Development, WBITD. “Greg is an outstanding executive with a deep understanding of traditional and emerging media platforms, as well as great relationships with broadcasters throughout the region,” said Schlesinger. “He has done an outstanding job growing WBITD’s business throughout Asia and the Pacific, and I look forward to working with him for many years to come.” Prior to his promotion, Robertson served as Vice President & Managing Director, Asia Pacific, WBITD, since 1989. For the three years prior, he was Sales Manager for Lorimar-Telepictures in Sydney. Robertson began his entertainment career at Columbia Pictures Television, serving 10 years at the company as a Sales Executive.
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