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MediaCorp appoints new Board of Director
Singapore, 30 September 2013 – MediaCorp Pte Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Scott Anthony to its Board of Directors with effect from 1 October 2013.
Mr Scott Anthony is Managing Partner of Innosight, a global strategy and innovation consulting firm. Scott leads Innosight’s venture-capital investing activities and also chairs the investment committee for IDEAS Ventures, a S$10 million fund Innosight runs in conjunction with the Singapore government.
MediaCorp thanked outgoing Board Director Charles Ormiston, Chairman Southeast Asia & Asia Pacific/Head of Strategy, Bain & Company SE Asia Inc, who stepped down at the Annual General Meeting on 31 July 2013.
Mr Teo Ming Kian, MediaCorp Chairman said, “Charles has served the MediaCorp Board with dedication and distinction for the last 4 years. On behalf of the Board of Directors, I thank him for his contribution and wish him the very best in all his endeavours.”
Added Mr Teo, “It is my pleasure to welcome Scott Anthony to the MediaCorp Board. Scott has written extensively about innovation and we look forward to having him share his insights on growth and innovation for the MediaCorp group of companies”.
The current members of the Board of MediaCorp are:
- Mr TEO Ming Kian, Chairman
(Chairman, Vertex Venture Holdings; Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory Pte Ltd & Temasek Life Sciences Ventures Pte Ltd)
- Mr Shaun SEOW
(Chief Executive Officer, MediaCorp Pte Ltd)
- Mr Scott ANTHONY
(Managing Partner, Innosight LLC)
- Mr CHAN Heng Kee
(Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social and Family Development)
- Ms Elim CHEW
(Founder & President, 77th Street (S) Pte Ltd)
- Mrs FANG Ai Lian
(Chairman, Great Eastern Holdings Ltd)
- Mr Venky KRISHNAKUMAR
(Chairman, Oracle Financial Services Software Pte Ltd)
- Dr Thomas NG
(Co-founder & Partner, GGV Capital)
- Mr Ahmad NIZAM
(Associate Director, Straits Law Practice LLC)
- Mr Rajiv WAHI
(Chairman, The Prince of Wales Bhumi Vardaan Foundation)
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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 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.