(Burbank, CA) — Jae H.Chang has been promoted to Senior Vice President, South East Asia and Korea Sales, Warner Bros. International Television Distribution, it was announced today by Jeffrey Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution.
Chang, who has been based in Korea for the past 12 years overseeing television sales in that country, will relocate to Singapore where he will establish an office and expand his aegis to include the South East Asian region, including Korea. Chang will continue to report to Robert Blair, President, Warner Bros. International Television Distribution.
“During Jae’s 12 years with our company, he has done a great job building our business in Korea and Asia. With this move to Singapore, he will be closer to our clients and located with our colleagues from WarnerMedia Entertainment-enabling us to better align our networks and content licensing business,” said Schlesinger. “We look forward to Jae successfully growing our business in the region in his new role during this time of great opportunity for content distribution.”
As part of this restructure, after a period of transition, Sydney-based Tony Cornish, Vice President, Sales, will be leaving the company at the end of March 2020.
“Tony has been a loyal and valued member of our team for the last 18 years, making many contributions to our division significantly growing our business in Asia and, more recently, India,” added Schlesinger. “He is known to everyone as a professional, passionate executive and is very well respected by both his colleagues and clients. Needless to say, he will be missed.”
Chang joined WBITD in early 2008 and has served as Director of Sales where he managed TV licensing activity in Korea in addition to Warner Channel carriage deals and Branded Services deals in South East Asia. He was promoted to Vice President, Television Sales in 2015. Prior to joining WBITD, Chang worked with CJ Entertainment and Media for five years, Warner Music for two years and Korea Telecom for four years. Chang has a bachelor’s degree from Sogang University.
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