Media veteran re-joins MediaCorp

Singapore, 21 October 2009 – MediaCorp is pleased to announce the appointment of Man Shu Sum as Managing Director, MediaCorp Raintree Pictures.

An industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in Asia’s media industry, Man Shu Sum has held senior management positions in the then Television Corporation of Singapore (TCS), MediaWorks Singapore and the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA). Prior to joining MediaCorp, he was the CEO of Mark Burnett Productions Asia.

MediaCorp CEO Lucas Chow says, "I am pleased to welcome Man – as he is affectionately known – back to MediaCorp. Man’s experience in and knowledge of the international film industry will be a boon to Raintree Pictures as it gears up for its next phase of development. I am confident that Man will help to further expand our content business and international footprint, as we strive to achieve our vision of being Asia’s top media company."

Man Shu Sum says, “I am honoured and excited to re-join the MediaCorp family. These are exciting times for the local film industry and it is my hope that I can continue to develop the growth of quality made-by-Singapore content for local and global viewers.”

Man Shu Sum joins MediaCorp in December and will report to Lucas Chow.



Issued by Corporate Communications, MediaCorp Pte Ltd

For more information, please contact:
Clarence Pong
Head
Corporate Communications and Marketing
MediaCorp
DID: 6350-3343
Fax: 6251-5628
Email: clarencepong@mediacorp.com.sg



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MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.

It pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with the broadcast of Radio in 1936 and Television in 1963. Today, MediaCorp has over 50 products and brands in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), reaching out to all adults in Singapore every week.

Our industry firsts include the Digital Video Broadcast technology for outdoor digital television, and Asia’s first Digital Audio Broadcast radio service. Initiatives in the digital space include online classifieds, Internet TV-on-demand and High Definition TV broadcast.

MediaCorp is an active regional player through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, the only Asian-owned English news channel.

Our financial and strategic relationships in the region since 2007 include a venture with Indonesia's most integrated media company PT Media Nusantara Citra and its parent, Global Mediacom, and International Media Corporation in Vietnam, set up to develop and produce television entertainment and economic news content.

Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asia Television's Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s vision is to become Asia’s top media company, delivering valued content to the world.

For more information, please visit www.mediacorp.com.sg