Hong Kong pay TV channel operator Tiger Gate Entertainment has appointed of Jef Lim head of programming and production.

Lim, previously head of content and production for Mark Burnett Productions Asia, will oversee all programming activities for Tiger Gate, specifically its two new pay television channels KIX and Thrill. He will also help to develop the company’s original and co-produced motion picture and television properties.

Tiger Gate is a joint venture between Lionsgate, Saban Capital Group and Tiger Gate management.

“We are delighted to be able to bring Jef into the Tiger Gate family,” said company CEO William Pfieffer. “His background in programme development and production as well as his experience in Asia makes him an ideal appointment and a key member of our team as we develop Tiger Gate’s businesses throughout Asia.”