PETER GIAKOUMELOS JOINS VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS AS VICE PRESIDENT OF ADVERTISING SALES FOR SOUTHEAST ASIA

01 AUGUST 2017, SINGAPORE
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Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) today announced the appointment of Peter Giakoumelos as Vice President of Advertising Sales for Southeast Asia, with immediate effect.

SINGAPORE, 1 AUGUST 2017 - Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) today announced the appointment of Peter Giakoumelos as Vice President of Advertising Sales for Southeast Asia, with immediate effect. Based in Singapore, Giakoumelos reports to Paras Sharma, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Southeast Asia. In this role, he will lead a team to drive advertising sales growth across multiple platforms for the Viacom brands – MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel – in Southeast Asia.

“We are thrilled to have Giakoumelos join the VIMN family. Giakoumelos has a strong track record in developing strong branded content solutions for advertisers. His in-depth market knowledge of the media industry coupled with his strategic and collaborative abilities, make him an excellent addition to the team,” said Paras Sharma.

Most recently, Giakoumelos was with Turner Broadcasting and Imagine Group Entertainment as Head of Sales for Asia Pacific at both organizations. Giakoumelos brings with him over two decades of media industry and sales experience. Previously, he was with Discovery Networks and Euro RSCG/Mindshare in Singapore and was at Regional Radio Bureau, Zenith Media and DDB Needham in Sydney.

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About Viacom International Media Networks

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, and more. Viacom brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages. Keep up with VIMN news by visiting the VIMN PR Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/VIMN_PR. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com, blog.viacom.com and the Viacom Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.

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"We are thrilled to have Giakoumelos join the VIMN family. Giakoumelos has a strong track record in developing strong branded content solutions for advertisers. His in-depth market knowledge of the media industry coupled with his strategic and collaborative abilities, make him an excellent addition to the team." Paras Sharma, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Southeast Asia
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Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, and more. Viacom brands reach more than 3.4 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties, in 40 languages. Keep up with VIMN news by visiting the VIMN PR Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/VIMN_PR. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com, blog.viacom.com and the Viacom Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.

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