CASBAA has announced that following five years’ service as the Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Slaughter is to step down, effective December 31. Mr. Slaughter will continue as CEO through the remainder of the year while a search is carried out for his successor.
“The Board deeply appreciates Chris’ stewardship of the Association over the past five years. He has spearheaded structural reform of the organisation, created new events, and delivered on CASBAA’s aim to represent, inform, and connect its membership. We are grateful for his service to the membership and the industry,” said Joe Welch, Chairman of CASBAA’s Board of Directors.
“It has been a tremendous privilege to work so closely with some of the most inspiring leaders of Asia’s multi-channel TV industry, both on the Board and among CASBAA’s members. In addition, it has been an honour to serve alongside the passionate and dedicated staff in the Executive Office. My time at CASBAA has given me a unique perspective on what has been a transformational period in the industry,” said Mr. Slaughter. “I want to express my deep appreciation to the Board for this fantastic opportunity over the past five years."
Mr. Slaughter was appointed CEO of CASBAA in October 2012, and had previously served as Convention Director in 2004. Before joining CASBAA, Mr. Slaughter held leadership roles in global and regional production, research, and news organisations: APV, The Yankee Group, CNBC, & Asia Business News.