MediaCorp appoints Charles Ormiston to its Board of Directors

MediaCorp appoints Charles Ormiston to its Board of Directors

Singapore, 6 October 2009 – MediaCorp Pte Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Marshall Ormiston to its Board of Directors with immediate effect.

Mr Ormiston, 47, is concurrently Chairman Southeast-Asia & Asia-Pacific Head of Strategy for Bain & Company, a global management consulting firm. Mr Ormiston specializes in leading major change programmes for multi-nationals and large Asian institutions, and is also the founder of Bain’s Singapore office.

MediaCorp bade farewell to 4 Directors - Mr Paul Beh, Ms Euleen Goh, Dr Aline Wong and Mr Wong Toon King - who stepped down in August 2009, each having served a full-term of 6 years with the Board.

The current members of the Board of MediaCorp are:

-Mr Ho Kwon Ping, Chairman
(Executive Chairman, The Banyan Tree Group)

-Mr Lucas Chow
(Chief Executive Officer, MediaCorp)

-Mrs Fang Ai Lian
(Chairman, Great Eastern Holdings)

-Ms Shirlene Noordin
(Director, Phish Communications)

-Mr Dennis Siew
(Head of Institutional Business, UOB Asset Management)

-Mr Soo Kok Leng
(Chairman, Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited/ST Electronics Info-Comm Systems)

-Mr Robert M Tomlin
(Managing Director, Dane Court)


Issued by 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


About MediaCorp

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