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Takedown Entertainment Appoints George Chung as VP Distribution(February 23, 2012)
LONDON -- (Marketwire) -- 02/23/12 -- Takedown Entertainment Inc. (www.takedownentertainment.com) (OTCBB: TKDN) is proud to announce the appointment of George Chung as Vice President of Distribution.
Mr. Chung is a sought after television and production executive who specializes in live broadcast production and digital media distribution. Mr. Chung began his career as a Martial Artist and holds a Seventh Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, is a 5-time World Karate Champion, and was inducted into the Black Belt Hall of Fame. He founded America's Best Karate schools, teaching over 30,000 students, before becoming a Coaching Advisor to the San Francisco 49ers, training over 300 NFL athletes and receiving a Super Bowl Ring in 1994.
Mr. Chung moved into live event production, co-producing & co-promoting major boxing and MMA events with Bob Arum, Don King, Golden Boy, Strikeforce and Playboy Fight Nights, distributed by ESPN, Fox Sports, Showtime and HBO. He also focused on content aggregation and digital media distribution with Sivoo, Naspers, and Tai Seng Broadcasting, specializing in monetization strategies for cable, satellite, IPTV, video-on-demand and pay-per-view. He's forged strong working relationships with IMG Worldwide, New Video Group, Netflix, iTunes, Hulu, Xbox, PlayStation Network, Roku, Boxee, Google TV, and the Smart TV platform.
In his role as VP Distribution, Mr. Chung will oversee the strategic development and implementation of the Takedown Distribution Platform for broadcasters, cable & satellite providers, and digital media channels.
About Takedown Entertainment Inc.
Headquartered in London, UK with offices in Beverly Hills, CA, Takedown Entertainment Inc. is a sports entertainment company that acquires, produces, distributes and markets Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) programming and products for television and digital media in North American and International markets.
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