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MediaCorp appoints Head of Digital Enterprise
Singapore, 25 July 2013 – MediaCorp is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nick Fawbert as its Head of Digital Enterprise from 1 August 2013.
Nick brings with him some 20 years of experience in the media industry. Based in Singapore since 2007, Nick was instrumental in the formation of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) in Singapore, getting key industry players onboard the IAB to develop the local digital ecosystem. Prior to joining MediaCorp, he was CEO, Third Space Consulting, a boutique Southeast Asia interactive digital media consultancy firm.
Reporting to MediaCorp CEO, Mr. Shaun Seow, Nick will help create and grow digital revenue streams for the company’s entire range of platforms and products. In addition, he will help build on digital initiatives started by MediaCorp this year which include investments in e-tailer, Reebonz and games publisher, Cubinet, and the launch of an incubator scheme where MediaCorp nurtures start-ups in technologies relevant to the company’s core businesses.
MediaCorp CEO Shaun Seow says: "I welcome Nick to the team and look forward to his insights on the digital space which is a key focus of MediaCorp. His joining is indeed timely, seeing how the company’s been riding the digital wave, building up a range of popular assets and investing in an e-tailer and online games publisher. I’m confident he will add to the strength and depth of our management team to deliver content that engages, entertains and enriches audiences."
Issued by Corporate Communications, MediaCorp
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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.
Initiatives in the new digital space click here include Internet TV-on-demand, High Definition TV broadcast and Over-the-Top (OTT) interactive services.
Beyond Singapore, MediaCorp is an active regional player through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, one of the first Asian-owned English news channels.
Our financial and strategic relationship in the region includes International Media Corporation in Vietnam, which was set up to develop and produce television entertainment and economic news content. MediaCorp also has a stake in Singapore-based retail firm Reebonz Pte Ltd, one of the region’s fastest growing luxury online retailers.
Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asian Television Awards’ Terrestrial 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 mediacorp.sg.