MGM Worldwide Television names Hogg as A-Pac SVP & MD

MUMBAI: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.’s (MGM) Worldwide Television operation has named Ian Hogg as senior vice president and managing director for the Asia-Pacific territory. The announcement was made by MGM Worldwide Television co-president Gary Marenzi.

In his new role, Hogg will oversee the distribution of MGM film and television properties on a variety of platforms including pay-TV, basic, free TV and digital media in the Asia- Pacific region. He will also work closely with Marenzi on co-production and business development initiatives for MGM Worldwide Television. Hogg will be based in Sydney.

"We are pleased to welcome Ian to our Worldwide TV Group. With his tremendous background and track record in the region, Ian will make a great addition to our team as we continue to expand our global television business," said Marenzi.

With over 20 years of television production, distribution and digital media experience in the Asia-Pacific territory, Hogg joins MGM after seven years of living in Singapore where he was founder and CEO of Theatre Red Pvt Ltd. More recently, Hogg has been consulting for one of Australia’s top broadcasters, Prime Media Ltd.