Managing Director
Providence Equity Asia Limited

Michelle Guthrie is a Managing Director of Providence Equity Partners based in its Hong Kong office. Providence Equity Partners is the world's leading private equity firm focused on media, entertainment, communications and information investments. The firm manages funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments and has invested in
more than 100 companies globally since its inception in 1989.

Before joining Providence in 2007, Ms. Guthrie was the Chief Executive Officer of STAR, a leading media and entertainment company in Asia wholly owned by News Corporation. Ms Guthrie began her career at STAR in 2000 and advanced through a series of management posts, including senior vice president, business development; and executive vice president, regional distribution and business development; before her promotion to CEO.

With more than ten years of experience in the pay-TV industry, Ms Guthrie previously served FOXTEL in Australia and BSkyB in the U.K. Earlier in her career, she was a lawyer at Allen, Allen & Hemsley in Sydney and Singapore. She was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Form and the Veuve Clicquot Hong Kong Businesswoman of the Year in 2005.



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