Exec reports to VP Asia/Pacific Kimatrai

Jay Shim has been tapped as managing director of Fox Korea, replacing Jesse Lee, who was recently appointed general manager of Fox Japan, Fox Intl. announced.

Shim reports to VP Asia/Pacific Sunder Kimatrai.

Shim had been VP of Popcorn Film, where he managed the production of Korean titles. He worked as planning director and marketing director of Cinema Service from 2002-05 and headed several high-profile marketing campaigns, including for “Silmido,” the first Korean film to see more than 10 million admissions at the Korean box office.

Follow @Variety on Twitter for breaking news, reviews and more