Hong Kong – Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) has announced that Todd Miller has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. Miller joined CTE as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) when the company was formed in January 2012 through a merger of Celestial Pictures’ channels business with Tiger Gate Entertainment. Miller will continue to report to the Board of Directors of CTE.
“Celestial Tiger Entertainment has established a strong foundation in the past year,” said Adam Chesnoff, President and Chief Operating Officer of Saban Capital Group and Chairman of the Board of Directors of CTE. “Todd has shown great leadership in integrating two companies into a highly efficient organization with a powerful bouquet of channels and a flourishing licensing business. As CEO, we look forward to Todd continuing Celestial Tiger’s momentum by expanding its channel bouquet, building brand equity, propelling the licensing business and building strategic partnerships.”
Under Miller’s leadership, CTE has nearly doubled the number of network affiliates with 27 new carriage deals and 10 new on demand and OTT service launches across 16 platforms in Asia. The channel launches include KIX HD and Celestial Movies HD (CMHD) on ASTRO, the leading pay-TV platform in Malaysia. According to Nielsen Media Research Malaysia, KIX HD became the number one English HD channel and CM HD became the top Chinese HD channel among ASTRO subscribers last year since their respective launches.
Prior to joining CTE, Miller spent 17 years at Sony Pictures Television, where he last served as Executive Vice President, Networks, Asia-Pacific, overseeing and managing over 25 television networks and channel investments in the region.