BBC Worldwide in Asia announced the appointment of Kenny Hau as Advertising Strategic Partnership and Development Director, SEA.

In this newly created role, Kenny is tasked with growing advertising and sponsorship revenue in the South East Asian region, planning and identifying new growth opportunities for the key channel brands for BBC Worldwide in the region.

He will work closely with BBC Worldwide’s pan-regional and global advertising sales teams, and manage local affiliate partner ad sales relationships and local sales houses, developing sponsorship packages across the non-news business and programme syndication.

Prior to joining BBC Worldwide, Kenny held various regional sport and entertainment roles with Catalyst Media Group Ltd, Commonwealth McCann, GroupM ESP and ESPN Star Sports.