Avani is the Vice President and Head of Revenue based in the company's Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, leading both advertising and affiliate sales for AXN, Animax, GEM and ONE across Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Avani has over 16 years of media sales experience with leadership roles across global media organizations in Asia and Africa. She has successfully managed ad sales and sponsorship teams, ad sales operations, revenue management and business development in her various roles previously and expanded to channel distribution and affiliate sales in her current role at KC Global Media since May 2020.
She started her career in the television industry with Star TV in India, then moved on to be a part of the team that launched India's first 24 Hours News Network - NDTV managing ad sales as Region Head - North and later National Ad Sales Head for NDTV Lifestyle. In 2012, she joined Viacom International Media Networks Africa as the Head of Commercial in Nigeria, leading all commercial responsibility for the territory. In 2015 she joined Viacom Asia as Director Ad Sales managing pan regional and local markets based in Singapore.
Prior to KC Global Media, Avani was the Vice President of Media and Sponsorship Sales for Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia from 2017 where she headed ad sales for AXN, Animax, ONE and GEM across Southeast Asia and Taiwan.
Avani holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Allahabad and a Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising and Communication Management from the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management. She has lived and worked in 5 cities across 3 countries and cherishes the cross cultural experiences collected over the years managing pan-regional teams.
Crystine is the Vice President and Head of HR & Business Operations based in the company's Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, responsible for leading the company’s overall human resources strategy and operational excellence while fostering a compelling and inclusive employee experience and high-performance culture.
Crystine has been a human resources leader for over two decades, partnering with Senior Leadership Teams in driving and accelerating business results through an embedded and integrated strategy, talent and culture. She has led human resource functions across diverse industries including maritime, manufacturing, media and entertainment, financial technologies and satellites telecommunications.
Prior to joining KC Global Media, Crystine served as the Vice President, People & Culture at Kacific Broadband Satellites, and Regional HR Director at MatchMove Pay. She also spent 6 years at Sony Pictures Television Media Networks Asia as Executive Director, People & Organization, serving as a credible, trusted HR business partner and advisor to multiple portfolios of Sony’s businesses, including Sony’s Pictures Television network business and corporate functions, Sony’s Electronics Global Information Security & Privacy and Sony’s Corporation of America Global Taxation Organization, while accelerating and driving the people and organization priorities to support the expansion and growth of each business. Prior to Sony, she spent 11 years at Buckman Laboratories Asia as their Head of Talent & Strategic Planning, where she built and drove their human resources, marketing and strategy planning initiatives. She played a key change catalyst role in leading and driving the Company’s successful “Good to Great” change strategy and transformation journey in achieving their BHAG.
Crystine holds a Master of Business Administration from Southern Cross University, an ACCA/ICPAS Singapore Chartered Accountant Qualification (Foundation) and a LCCI Diploma in Cost Accounting and Business.