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ABS-CBN names Olivia de Jesus as new global COO

ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ largest media and entertainment network, has named Olivia De Jesus as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ABS-CBN Global Ltd.

ABS-CBN Global Ltd is the organization overseeing all international subsidiaries of ABS-CBN and manages its global flagship brand, TFC (The Filipino Channel). Olivia de Jesus takes over her position from Rafael Lopez who has retired but will continue to be engaged by the company as Executive Adviser to the President and CEO of ABS-CBN Corporation.

As COO, De Jesus will provide the leadership and vision necessary to grow the Global business. She will drive strategy formulation and establish initiatives to expand the company’s product lines and markets. She will effectively manage the company’s regional business operations, product management, content creation, support functions and corporate services to ensure that financial strength and operating efficiencies are achieved.
 
Prior to her appointment, De Jesus held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in ABS-CBN. As Managing Director of North America since 2007, De Jesus effectively managed a diverse content, experience and service portfolio, making the region the consistent dominant contributor to ABS-CBN Global’s consolidated growth.  Under her leadership, cross-functional teams launched successful initiatives that have been adopted global-wide such as TFC@theMovies, One Kapamilya Go event, Lifestyle Network Global, Myx TV, Adobo Nation among others.  These led to new revenue streams, garnered industry awards and solidified ABS-CBN‘s position as a leading and thriving global brand.