Australian Exec Faces Heady Task at JV

Bulbeck, Pip
May 2000
Multichannel News;05/15/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 20, p90
Focuses on the appointment of Tom Mockridge as chief executive officer of a multimedia venture of Hong Kong, China-based telecommunications firm Cable & Wireless HKT Ltd. and pan-Asia pay television platform Star TV. Challenges faced by Mockridge as head of the Hong Kong-based venture; Venture's Aim to provide Asian markets with digital satellite-delivered programming.


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