Granada Intl., foreign sales arm of Blighty’s ITV Worldwide, will open an Asia office in Hong Kong.
James Ross, former BBC journo and Bloomberg marketing and distribution director, will be regional director, Asia. Ross has been based in Hong Kong since 1996.
George Sakkalli, Granada Intl.’s sales VP for Japan, Russia and Africa, will continue to operate in the region based in London.
Recent program sales in Asia have included “Hell’s Kitchen USA.”