Hong Kong – Turner International Asia Pacific announced on May 12 that Phil Nelson has been appointed Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Southeast Asia Pacific and North Asia.

Phil Nelson

Previously responsible for strategic planning and North Asia, Nelson now has operational oversight for the commercial functions of Turner’s business in Southeast Asia Pacific in addition to Japan and Korea. Reporting to him from these three regional areas are Tom Perry, Ron Lee and Robi Stanton, respectively.

Commenting on this promotion, Asia Pacific President Ricky Ow, said: “In his new role, I am certain Phil will enable us to optimise our brands and operational efficiency. With his experience of the media business in Asia Pacific, Phil’s role at the heart of Turner’s commercial operations will undoubtedly put us in a stronger position for future growth. His expanded remit will allow us to identify even more new opportunities across the region.”