MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has named Todd Miller executive vice president, networks, Asia-Pacific. Based at SPT’s Asia headquarters in Hong Kong, Miller has oversight of the company’s television networks business in all of Asia-Pacific, plus its investments in channels in Australia. Additionally, Miller will join the board of directors of SPT’s India joint venture, Multi Screen Media Private Limited (Multi Screen). Miller reports to SPT’s president networks Andy Kaplan.
"Todd has played an instrumental role in the expansion of our networks business in Asia and now he adds Australia to his purview," said Kaplan. "We’re confident that Todd’s business acumen will play an invaluable role in our growth plans for the region as we explore more channel extensions."
Miller’s newly expanded responsibilities includes oversight of SPT’s portfolio of channels in Asia-Pacific includes SPT’s branded television networks AXN, ANIMAX and Sony Entertainment Television (SET) throughout Asia, as well as other channel investments in the Asia-Pacific region. In Asia, SPT’s channels include AXN Asia, AXN Japan, AXN Korea and AXN Beyond in Asia; Animax Asia, Animax Japan and Animax Korea; Sony Entertainment Television (SET) Asia and SET Beyond, as well as the PIX-branded subscription VOD services. Miller also helps in the management of SPT’s Indian channels business, Multi Screen Media Private Limited (Multi Screen), which operates and distributes SPT’s cable and satellite networks SET, SET MAX, SET PIX and SAB and Channel 8 Bangla.
Miller’s new remit also includes Mystery in Japan, as well as oversight of SPT’s investments in TV1, TV1 SCI FI and Premium Movie Partnership (Showtime/Encore) in Australia. Additionally, Miller joins the boards of directors of TV1 and Premium Movie Partnership, and remains on the board of Animax Korea. He also sits on the board of CASBAA, the Cable and Satellite Association of Asia.
Previously Miller was executive vice president and managing director, Asia. Prior to that, he was based in Singapore and oversaw all operations and day-to-day activities of SPE Networks – Asia. Before joining SPT in 1994, Miller also worked at STAR TV Asia. He holds an MBA with beta gamma sigma honors from Columbia Business School and a BA from Vanderbilt University.