BBC Worldwide Channels strengthens sales team with new hires
Singapore – BBC Worldwide Channels Asia has two new additions to the ad sales team with the appointment of Michael Rees as account director and Paul Sng as client solutions manager. Both Rees and Sng have been tasked to build and support domestic and international ad sales for BBC assets across TV and digital platforms. Rees will be part of the Singapore sales team managing key accounts and in addition will also focus on Thailand & Indonesia. He will report into Cindy Tan, regional director, advertising, South East Asia. Sng joins the global client solutions team based in Singapore supporting the Asia business in commercial production and ad funded content solutions across multiple platforms – TV, online and mobile. Said Sunita Rajan, VP ad sales, Asia, “Their combined skills and experience will contribute to our next phase of growth which will include introducing commercial opportunities for new products in the BBC’s portfolio of TV and digital assets.” Previously with NGC Productions based in Singapore, Rees has over 12 years of media sales experience representing pan-regional print, TV and online media spanning Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. Prior to joining BBC, Sng worked at MEC Access Asia and has extensive experience in branded content development, idea generation, sponsorship and cross functional project management having worked on campaigns that saw content matched to brands across various media platforms. Both Rees and Sng will be based out of BBC’s office in Singapore.
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