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Turner names international execs

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Turner Broadcasting System International named Hong Kong-based J. Michael Byrd managing director, TBS Asia Pacific Inc., a new post, from president, Turner International Asia Pacific. Ross Portugeis becomes managing director of London-based Turner International Network Sales Ltd., the distribution arm of TBS Ltd., from managing director, Turner International Distribution, London. TBS Ltd. is the holding company for TBS operations in Europe. Mr. Byrd is responsible for sales, distribution and marketing for TBS in the Asia Pacific region, including network development, programming, marketing and promotion. Mr. Portugeis will oversee the network distribution of CNN International, CNN Radio, CNN Text, TNT Classic Movies and Cartoon Network throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Copyright December 1996, Crain Communications Inc.

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