New York/Tokyo – Asia Ireton has been appointed General Manager for The History Channel Japan Corp., a joint venture between A+E Networks and Super-Network, Inc. The announcement was made by Alan Hodges, Managing Director, Asia Pacific for A+E Networks and Shoji Iwamoto, President, Super Network/Representative Director, The History Channel Japan Corp.
Based in Tokyo, Ireton is responsible for all channel operations including programming, production, marketing, affiliate distribution, sales activities, financial reporting and new business development. She reports to Hodges and Iwamoto. She was previously General Manager of HISTORY Japan from 2001 – 2004.