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Eleven Sports Reshuffles Asia Management

Eleven Sports Network has reorganized Asia management with regional MD Joyee Biswas leaving the company.

The sports broadcaster, which has Asian offices in Singapore and Taiwan, has named Shalu Wasu as its new MD for Singapore. Wasu is former MD of Circus Social, an online analytics company. 

Both Wasu and Taiwan GM Simone Kang report to Danny Menken, Eleven’s Amsterdam-based group MD.

In Asia, Eleven operates football-oriented services on multiple pay-TV, OTT and telecoms platforms in Singapore as well as an SVOD service in Taiwan.

Press release in full below: 

 

Eleven Sports Network Appoints New Managing Director For Singapore

Singapore, – International sports media ELEVEN SPORTS NETWORK has today announced the appointment of Shalu Wasu as Managing Director for Singapore.

Wasu, who begins his role immediately and will report directly to Group Managing Director Danny Menken, will replace outgoing Asia Managing Director Joyee Biswas, who will move on to explore other opportunities. Simone Kang, the network’s General Manager for Taiwan, will now also report directly to Menken. 

Wasu recently stepped down as Managing Director at Circus Social, a social data analytics company he co-founded in 2012, which counts WPP Group as a partner and shareholder. 

“Shalu will help drive ELEVEN forward with a key focus on further expanding our subscriber base and engaging with more sports fans in Singapore,” says Menken. “We believe Shalu’s experience will help ensure the network remains at the forefront of the sports media landscape, and we are delighted to welcome him to the team.”

“I am extremely excited to take on such an interesting role in a dynamic and fast moving network,” says Wasu. “ELEVEN has made remarkable progress in Singapore since its launch last year, and I am delighted to be joining such a talented team. I look forward to helping the network grow even further in Singapore.”

Prior to establishing Circus Social, Wasu worked in a number of senior roles across the IT, education, services, consumer electronics, advertising and data analytics industries, and has been based in Singapore since 2004. He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, India.

Source: Eleven Sports Network