Culver City, California – George Chien has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Networks, Asia-Pacific for Sony Pictures Television (SPT), it was announced by Andy Kaplan, president, worldwide networks, to whom he reports.

In this role, Chien will now manage P&L for SPT’s television networks in the Asia-Pacific region as well as continue to provide leadership to channels including Animax, AXN, Sony Entertainment Television (SET), BeTV and ONE in Asia; Animax, AXN and AXN Mystery in Japan; Animax and AXN in Korea.