Englewood Cliffs, N.J., May 4, 2006 - Jeremy Pink has been named President and Managing Director, CNBC Asia, it was announced today by Mark Hoffman, President, CNBC. The appointment is effective immediately. Pink, who has been interim President, CNBC Asia since January 2006, continues to report to Hoffman. Pink is based at CNBC Asia headquarters in Singapore.
"Jeremy has done an impressive job as interim President of CNBC Asia," said Mark Hoffman, President, CNBC. "He has already had several successes since January, so making his appointment permanent was an easy decision. Jeremy will continue to play a critical role in negotiating deals that will expand CNBC’s reach around the world."
Previously, Pink was Vice President, International News and Programming, CNBC, based in New York, where he identified global programming and content opportunities. Pink also was responsible for creating "Worldwide Exchange," the first daily, global business program, seen on CNBC, CNBC Europe and CNBC Asia. The two-hour broadcast is anchored live from CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., CNBC Europe in London and CNBC Asia in Singapore.
Before returning to New York, Pink had been with CNBC Europe since 2000, where he was Vice President of News and Programming, directing the network's daily content and coverage with oversight of CNBC Europe's long-range programming as well. CNBC Europe became the fastest growing television network in Europe under Pink's direction. Prior to joining CNBC Europe, Pink held positions at CNBC Asia, Worldly Information Network, and CNN's New York and Atlanta offices. Pink graduated from Duke University with an MBA.