CNN has made two senior appointments to the Asia Pacific region that include Delilah Chan as sales director for South East Asia in Singapore, and Zab Ali as digital director for North Asia, based out of Hong Kong.
Prior to joining CNN International Commercial, Chan was the Head of Sales in APAC for SuperAwesome, the largest kids-focused digital media platform in the world. Before that, she held positions such as Head of Business for Twitter in SEA, and led the BBC Advertising Sales team in Singapore.
Ali has worked in both the UK and Hong Kong before joining CNN International Commercial. He was most recently with Havas Media. Prior to that, he worked at agencies such as MRM//McCann, iProspect and Carat.
SunitaRajan, Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales, Asia Pacific, CNN International Commercial, said :“These appointments are a crucial addition to the sales leadership team, which is focused on delivering best in class multi-platform solutions powered by data, content, insights and creativity which enable CNN’s growth in key markets such as South East Asia.
“I am pleased to have Delilah on our team as she has a proven track record of driving growth in media, content and technology sectors in the fast-paced and evolving SEA region. She brings a wealth of experience with her and I am certain that her contribution will further enable us to achieve CNNIC’s goals.”
Rob Bradley, Vice President, Digital Commercial Strategy & Revenue, CNNInternational Commercial, added “In a world where a marketer’s role has never been more complex, CNN is offering a host of smart and truly cross-platform solutions that allow brands to reach local, regional and global audiences with impact from a single point.”