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SPT NETWORKS, ASIA APPOINTS JAMES DUMLAO AS DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS TO HEAD PHILIPPINES OFFICE


Singapore / Manila, 31 July 2012 Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia has named James Dumlao as head of its operations in the Philippines. As Director, Business Operations, Networks, Asia, Sony Pictures Television, Dumlao will be based in the company's Manila office to lead its local team across all strategic operations and brand-building aspects of the business.
 
In his new role, Dumlao will tap into his diverse management expertise and 13 years of experience in the Filipino pay-TV industry to drive distribution, marketing strategies, and advertising sales for SPT's networks in the Philippines including AXN, Animax and beTV. 
 
Dumlao is also charged with developing new business opportunities for the company and will report to Hui Keng Ang, Senior Vice President, Business Operations and Head of Asian Content, Networks, Asia, Sony Pictures Television, based in the Singapore regional head office.
 
 
Dumlao worked for Pilipino Cable Corp (PCC) where he served as director of marketing and program acquisitions as well as director of advertising sales from 2000 to 2007. Before that, he was manager of PCC's business in the region of Visayas, and he was with cable network start-up, Telemondial Holdings, Inc. prior to joining PCC.
 
Following his PCC tenure, Dumlao joined as managing director of the Asiaphil group of companies which is engaged in manufacturing, trading, project management, project financing and energy efficiency solutions. From 2010, Dumlao became an independent management consultant providing consultancy to clients from trading, manufacturing and energy industries including Macondray & Co. Inc. and Asiaphil Management Resources, Inc.
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About Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia
Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia, based in Singapore, was established in 1997 as the Asia headquarters for Sony Pictures Television Networks. It operates five ad-supported 24/7 channel brands in the region which are wholly-owned by Sony Pictures.

AXN is the home of thrilling entertainment; beTV is the place to be for the best of light, engaging and easy-viewing entertainment; Sony Entertainment Television is a female-skewing channel offering wickedly juicy' shows; Animax offers anime programming for all; and ONE, the gem of Asian general entertainment, is powered by prime and current Korean content.

Media Contacts
Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia
Calvin Wong
Tel: +65 6622 4203
calvin_wong@spe.sony.com

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About Sony Pictures Television

Sony Pictures Television (www.sonypicturestelevision.com), a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing and distributing programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to one of the industry’s largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) boasts a current program slate that includes top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. In addition to its US production business, SPT has 18 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 11 countries and also maintains offices in 31 countries. SPT’s worldwide television networks portfolio includes 150 channel feeds available in 178 countries, reaching more than 1.3 billion cumulative households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages the studio’s premium streaming network, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns US production company Embassy Row and is a part owner of the cable channel Game Show Network (GSN). SPT advertiser sales is one of the premier national advertising sales companies and handles the commercial inventory in SPT’s syndicated series as well as the Rural Media Group and DoctorOZ.com.