CA Media will build, manage, and operate media, entertainment, and technology businesses throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Focused initially on China, India and Indonesia, CA Media aims to capitalize on the compelling growth characteristics of these markets. CA Media intends to focus on a broad range of opportunities in content creation, television networks, sports, education, advertising, and digital media.
With unique structural and operational independence, CA Media will team with local entrepreneurs, strategic partners, and financing sources to launch new enterprises, enhance the growth of businesses in their formative stages, and selectively pursue later-stage transactions.
The founders of CA Media are The Chernin Group, led by Peter Chernin (Chairman of CA Media), and Paul Aiello (CEO of CA Media).
Peter Chernin is the co-founder and Chairman of CA Media. He is founder of The Chernin Group and Chernin Entertainment. The Chernin Group manages, operates, and invests in businesses in the media, entertainment, and technology sectors. Chernin Entertainment produces feature films and television programs. Chernin previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of News Corporation, and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Fox Group.
Paul Aiello is the co-founder and CEO of CA Media. He has 24 years of professional experience as a media executive and investment banker, with most of his career focused on the Asia Pacific region. Most recently, he served as the CEO of STAR Group Ltd., the region’s leading pay television broadcaster. At STAR, Aiello was responsible for some 68 pay channels distributed around the world in 15 languages. In addition, he also oversaw News Corporation‘s investment in joint ventures in India, China, and Indonesia, among other countries in the region. Prior to joining STAR, Aiello was the head of technology, media, and telecommunications investment banking for Morgan Stanley Asia.