MediaCorp appoints Ms Wong Su-Yen as Board Director

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MediaCorp appoints Ms Wong Su-Yen as Board Director

Singapore, 3 November 2014 – MediaCorp today announced the appointment of Ms Wong Su-Yen to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Ms Wong has over 20 years’ experience in driving business strategy, talent development, and organisation transformation in leading companies around the world.  She is currently Chairman of Nera Telecommunications Ltd, a leading global communications company and IT solutions provider, and Chairman of Marsh & McLennan (Singapore), a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in risk, strategy and human capital.  Ms Wong also serves as an Independent Director on the boards of NTUC First Campus and the National Kidney Foundation.

Ms Wong is Senior Advisor to Oliver Wyman and to Mercer, where she held leadership positions previously.  From 2005 to 2013, Ms Wong served as Managing Director, ASEAN at Mercer.  Before that, she was Asia Managing Partner for the Communications, Information & Entertainment practice at Oliver Wyman.  She has advised clients across North America and Asia, and has been based in Boston, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Seoul and Singapore.

MediaCorp Chairman Mr Teo Ming Kian said, “We welcome Su-Yen to the MediaCorp Board.  She has deep expertise in talent strategy and leadership development and brings on board a wealth of perspectives and insights to help steer MediaCorp in its growth and transformation.”

Ms Wong said, “I am joining the MediaCorp board at an opportune time, as the company reinvents itself in a fast-changing media environment and invests in the right talent to drive its transformation.  I look forward to contributing my areas of expertise to help MediaCorp strengthen its talent management and build a high performance culture”.

                                                

The MediaCorp board comprises 11 members who are eminent leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals from the public and private sector:


 

  • Mr TEO Ming Kian

(Chairman, MediaCorp, Vertex Venture Holdings Limited, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Limited, Temasek Life Sciences Ventures Private Limited, JOil (S) Private Limited, Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) Governing Board, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and FF CanVac)

  • Mr Shaun SEOW

(Chief Executive Officer, MediaCorp)

                                                                   

  • Mr Scott ANTHONY

(Managing Partner, Innosight)

  • Mr CHAN Heng Kee

(Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social & Family Development)

-    Ms Elim CHEW

(Founder & President, 77th Street (S) Pte Ltd)

  • Mrs FANG Ai Lian

(Advisor, Far East Organization Group)

  • Mr Venky KRISHNAKUMAR

(Chairman, Oracle Financial Services Software (S) Pte Ltd)

  • Mr Ahmad NIZAM

(Associate Director, Straits Law Practice LLC)

  • Dr Thomas NG

(Co-founder and Partner of GGV Capital)

  • Mr Rajiv WAHI

(Chairman, The Prince of Wales Bhumi Vardaan)

  • Ms WONG Su-Yen

(Chairman, Nera Telecommunications, Marsh & McLennan Singapore)

Issued by Brand and Communications, MediaCorp 
  
For more information, please contact:

Clarence Pong

Vice President

Brand and Communications

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.

Initiatives in the new digital space 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, one of the region’s fastest growing luxury online retailers and a majority stake in Cubinet Interactive, a Malaysian digital games publisher.

Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asian Television Awards’ Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s mission is to engage, entertain and enrich audiences by harnessing the power of creativity.

For more information, please visit mediacorp.sg.