NEW YORK ‒ June 2, 2021 ‒ The board of directors of the Asia Times announced it has named Owen Blicksilver to its board as a director.

Based in New York, Blicksilver is a corporate and financial public relations specialist with more than 45 years of experience. He currently serves as senior consultant at Lambert & Co., where he has been a close advisor to leading global private equity executives and institutional investors.

“We are pleased to add Owen to our board,” said Uwe Parpart, editor.  “Owen brings a balanced public relations and marketing perspective that we believe will continue to help us expand the reach of the Asia Times.”

Founded in 1995 as a printed broadsheet newspaper, Asia Times was relaunched in 2016 and has developed into the world’s only multi-language, pan-Asia digital news platform. Asia Times news and commentary are read by more than 12 million people in 30 countries. The three main newsrooms and social media hubs are in Bangkok, Hong Kong and New Delhi and these are supported by bureaus in Beirut, London, New York, Washington and Seoul.

“The Asia Times consistently provides timely, cutting-edge journalism to readers around the globe,” Blicksilver said. “I look forward to supporting Uwe and the board on initiatives to grow this highly respected news outlet.”