Animal Planet

Channel Profile: 
Owned by / Company: 

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (DNAP) stands at the forefront of international broadcast networks, and operates one of the most widely distributed television networks in Asia Pacific with a monthly reach of over 207 million viewers in the region, up 19% from the same period last year*. DNAP’s portfolio of eight channels is available on 48 feeds, in 15 languages and dialects, across 36 countries around Asia Pacific. 
*Peoplemeter, All People, Total Day Monthly Reach, nine markets: Australia, China (programme blocks), India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan

Summary: 

Animal Planet is the world's only brand that immerses viewers in emotional and engaging content devoted to animals – from wildlife to pets.

Profile: 

Animal Planet is the world's only brand that immerses viewers in emotional and engaging content devoted to animals – from wildlife to pets.

Channel distribution in Asia: 

Animal Planet is available to 173 million subscribers in the region; reaching nearly 75 million viewers every month in Asia Pacific*. *Peoplemeter, All People, Total Day Monthly Reach, nine markets: Australia, China (programme blocks), India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan

Content: 

Animal Planet offers animal lovers access to entertainment and enrichment via multiple platforms, including television, online and merchandising extensions. Key titles include Meet the Sloths, My Cat from Hell and Tanked.

Who's who: 

Arjan Hoekstra President and Managing Director
Mandy Pattinson Senior Vice President and General Manager – Australasia
Fang Chang Senior Vice President and General Manager – China
Rahul Johri Senior Vice President and General Manager – South Asia and Head of Revenue, Pan-Regional Ad Sales and Southeast Asia
Louis Boswell Senior Vice President and General Manager – Japan
Tommy Lin Senior Vice President and General Manager – North Asia
Kevin Dickie Senior Vice President, Content Group
Jacqueline Tok Vice President, Ad Sales
Peter Giakoumelos Vice President, Ad Sales
Shitiz Jain Vice President, Chief Financial Officer – Asia Pacific
Charles Yap Vice President, Communications
Karen Cheah Vice President, Creative Services
Alice Foo Vice President, Human Resources
Chin Seow Si Vice President, Legal Affairs
Magdalene Ng Vice President, Marketing
Li Lee Cheong Vice President, Planning and Operations
Vikram Channa Vice President, Production and Development
Charmaine Kwan Vice President, Programming
Julie Petersen Vice President, Research
Victor Tai Director, IT
Kevin Pillar Director, Technical Operations
Theresa Ong Vice President, Affiliate Sales and Relations – Southeast Asia
Li Lee Cheong Senior Vice President, Commercial and Business Operations

Address: 

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific
21 Media Circle, #08-01
Singapore 138562
T: +65 6510 7500
F: +65 6510 7600
W: asia.discovery.com

Date: 

15 January 2014