Management Shakeup At Cartoon Network Brazil

Management Shakeup At Cartoon Network Brazil

Management Shakeup At Cartoon Network Brazil

Following the management changes at Cartoon Network Latin America, with Barry Koch, the Senior Vice President of Cartoon Network Latin America leaving Turner at the end of March, Turner Latin America has also announced that Gustavo Diament, General Manager of Turner Brazil, Rogério Gallo, vice president of film and series channels (TCM, TBS and TNT) and Daniela Vieira, content director of children’s channels will be also leaving.

The significant changes were announced by Whit Richardson, the new president of Turner Latin America. No management replacements have been announced yet, but top tier management should be replaced quickly especially with changes of this magnitude. For three years running, Cartoon Network’s channels in Latin America were the most successful pay-tv children’s channels in the region.

http://anmtv.xpg.uol.com.br/turner-america-latina-dispensa-tres-executivos-no-brasil/

https://tvefamosos.uol.com.br/colunas/flavio-ricco/2017/03/14/gustavo-diament-deixa-o-comando-da-turner-no-brasil.htm

http://www.meioemensagem.com.br/home/midia/2017/03/13/gustavo-diament-deixa-comando-da-turner-brasil.html

Cartoon Network News In Brief Late February 2017

Cartoon Network News In Brief Late February 2017

Cartoon Network News In Brief Late February 2017

Cartoon Network Russia and Southeastern Europe 2017 Upfront

Tatiana Kalita, General Director of Turner Broadcasting System in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and the CIS, has announced that Cartoon Network Russia and Southeastern Europe will broadcast over 180 hours of original content this year, this includes the brand new Cartoon Network original series – Mighty Magiswords which will premiere next month. Cartoon Network will also plan to air the brand new Unikitty animated series, which features the infamous character of the same name from The Lego Movie. Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Dreamworks: Dragons, The Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show, Nexo Knights and Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu are all listed as returning shows in 2017. Cartoon Network HD is now available for carriage with pay-tv operators in the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) and Ukraine markets.

Boomerang Central Eastern Europe (broadcasts to a majority of Eastern Europe, Netherlands and Russia) will continue to air new episodes of The Tom and Jerry Show, Be Cool Scooby-Doo, Oddbods, The Happos Family, My Knight and Me and Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood. New upcoming animated shows from Warner Bros. Animation that will air on Boomerang include Dorothy of Oz, based on the classic movie – The Wizard of Oz and Wacky Racers, a remake of the madcap Hanna-Barbera classic. New third-party acquisitions from other animation studios include Coconut The Little Dragon and Pat The Dog.

http://www.cableman.ru/channel/news/turner-broadcasting-system-rasskazala-o-svoikh-planakh-na-ukraine-gruzii-i-stranakh-sng

Cartoon Network Latin America President Barry Koch To Leave In March

Latin American animation news website – ANMTV and Spanish language media news website TodoTVNews has reported that Barry Koch, the Senior Vice President of Cartoon Network Latin America will leave Turner in March. The president of Turner International – Gerhard Zeiler announced the news. Mr Koch has played a major role of developing Turner’s Latin American kids channels (Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Tooncast). Under his leadership, Cartoon Network was the most watched pay-tv children’s channel in the region for three years running. In terms of digital entertainment, Cartoon Network’s websites are among the most popular kids websites in the region.

The news follows the appointment of Whit Richardson as the new president of Turner Latin America last Monday (13/02/2017). Gretchen Colón (Executive Vice President, Advertising Sales), Alex Gonzalez (Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Digital Media) and Rick Perez (Senior Vice President and General Manager, Movies & Series) will also leave Turner. Gretchen Colón and Alex Gonzalez will leave in May and Rick Perez will leave at the end of March.

http://www.todotvnews.com/news/tuner-internationaldesvinculacion-ejecutivos-latam.html

http://anmtv.xpg.uol.com.br/turner-america-latina-dispensa-presidente-do-cartoon-network/

http://www.turner.com/pressroom/barry-koch

Turner Asia-Pacific Strengthens Distribution Team

Today (02/06/2015), it was announced that Turner Asia-Pacific will be making changes to their management due to Turner’s recent expansion in the region, including the addition of Oh!K in South Korea and World Heritage Channel to Turner’s portfolio, and the relaunches of Warner TV and Boomerang Southeast Asia. The changes in place will affect Cartoon Network, Toonami and Boomerang in the region.

Robi Stanton has been promoted to General Manager of Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Territories. She will oversee all of Turner’s commercial business relationships in these markets, including ad sales, content sales and network distribution.

Vishal Dembla has been promoted to VP of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, with a remit that includes Hong Kong, Thailand and the rest of the Indochina peninsula. Dembla recently spearheaded a number of initiatives, among them the launch of Toonami, Boomerang and POGO in Thailand. He was also part of the team that developed Oh!K, the region’s newest Korean entertainment channel. Finally, Voo Chih Yeong has been hired as VP of Southeast Asia, and is now responsible for all affiliate partnerships in key markets such as Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Yeong joins Turner from Sony Pictures Television Networks Asia.

Regarding these changes, Phil Nelson, Turner’s Managing Director and Senior Vice President for North Asia and Southeast Asia Pacific made this statement:

“Turner’s rapid expansion across Southeast Asia and the significance of the Australia market has triggered this important change. We work with demanding, world-class partners and they deserve the best team to support their business. I’m confident that our outstanding brands and this new-look, high-caliber team can meet these growing needs.”

https://pressroom.turner.com/tc/international/turner-strengthens-distribution-team-growing-southeast-asia-pacific-region