Tuesday, February 19

Tag: Southeast Asia

Andre Javes upped to president for Asia pacific…

Headlines, Licensing, Merchandise, People
 Toys “R” US has promoted Javes to president of Asia Pacific, effective May 27  A praising veteran –Andre Javes has been upped to an exalted rank of president of Toys “R” Us Asia Pacific – a region that has been a key to its wealth creation over the last year. Javes will bid adieu to its current role as MD  for Toys “ R” Us in Southeast Asia and Greater China to embrace its designated President duties, effective May 27. Notably, Andre Javes is been MD for the company since January. 2014, reporting directly to TRU chairman and CEO Dave Brandon. With this upping in the stature and ranks, Javes will now oversee all business operations for the retailer’s growing number of stores in in Japan, Southeast Asia, Greater China and Australia. Javes first association was with TRU Australia in 2

Disney Airs Malaysia’s ‘Chuck Chicken’ for Southeast Asia

Animation, Channels
Malaysia’s Animasia Studio has successfully licensed its animated series, Chuck Chicken (52 eps x 11 mins) to Disney Channel Southeast Asia. The animated series, which targets 7 to 11 years old, will premiere on Disney Channel Southeast Asia in August 2015 throughout the region, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The 2D animated series will be featured in multiple languages, such as English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia, and Thai. (more…)