Dewy Ip has been named Columbia TriStar International Television’s senior veep and managing director, Asia.He will be responsible for managing and coordinating licensing, channel operations and local language productions. He will report to CTIT prexy Michael Grindon. Ip replaces William Pfeiffer, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities. Ip worked for CTIT from 1996 to 1998 as senior veep of channel operations. He helped launch the AXN channels across Asia, as well as Sony Entertainment Television (SET) in India. Most recently, Ip, who is based in Hong Kong, was a consultant to Home Box Office and Warner Brothers.