Asia-Pacific’s broadcasting content distribution and solutions company, Lightning International, has boosted its growing team with the recent appointments of a new Director of Content Sales, Asia, Director of Business Strategy, and Head of Marketing & Communications who will assist the company realise its future growth.
Based in Singapore, Eric Tan is to be Director of Content Sales Asia, and will be responsible for all aspects of channel and content distribution. Specialising in the telecommunications and broadcasting industries, Eric previously held positions at Singtel, Da Vinci Learning, and Sony Pictures Entertainment Networks Asia among others.
As Director of Business Strategy, David Newton will manage Lightning’s business direction and growth strategy. David was formerly Finance Director with Reuters and the Financial Times, and later CFO at LexisNexis and Haymarket Media Asia.
Desmond Chung joins Lightning as Head of Marketing & Communications to further amplify the voice of the company and to increase brand awareness. A seasoned communications professional, Desmond has worked with a range of companies including Turner, FOX, Genting Hong Kong, and CASBAA.
“We are delighted to welcome Eric, David and Desmond into the Lightning family,” said James Ross, CEO of Lightning International. “Their extensive experience in their respective fields, especially within the broadcasting and media industries, will be an asset for Lightning as we look to continue our growth trajectory in the future.”