Entertainment & media practice
Summary of expertise
- Global leader of Entertainment & Media industry practice since 2009
- Chairman of CASBAA (Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia) for the past 9 years
- Over 20 years experience of working with and advising companies in the entertainment & media industries
- Frequent presenter and speaker at key international industry events
Marcel established the PwC Hong Kong Entertainment, Media and Communications group in 1995 and since 2005 has been the leader of the wider Technology, Communications, Entertainment & Media practice throughout Asia Pacific, and represents the interests of the region on PwC’s Global TICE leadership team. He assumed the role of Global Leader, Entertainment & Media practice, for PwC in 2009.
As a resident of Hong Kong for more than 20 years, Marcel has extensive experience working with companies in all sectors of the Entertainment and Media industries throughout Asia. In addition to managing large cross-border assurance engagements, he also has significant advisory experience which includes providing strategic business advice (specifically in the context of market entry into the regions developing economies), change and process improvement consulting as well as risk management consulting, transaction related services and business planning.
Marcel is the current elected Chairman of the Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (“CASBAA”), the leading industry association promoting the interests of programmers and cable and satellite broadcasters in the region. He has held this role since 2001.
A regular contributor to Hong Kong and Asia Pacific media and events Marcel also speaks regularly at key global industry events on issues relating to the development of entertainment, media and the ongoing convergence resulting from new technologies.