MediaCorp appoints new Executive Vice President for Technology

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MediaCorp appoints new Executive Vice President for Technology

Singapore, 20 September 2010 – MediaCorp is pleased to announce the appointment of Wee Way Kiat as Executive Vice President, Technology with effect from 30 September 2010.

Way Kiat brings with him some 25 years of IT, consultancy and management experience from multi-national and local corporations. Prior to joining MediaCorp he was Managing Director/Senior Vice President for Asia in Ascent Media, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ascent Media Corporation listed on Nasdaq.

In his role as EVP Technology, Way Kiat will report to CEO Lucas Chow and oversee information technology, engineering and transmission activities in MediaCorp; as well as 1-Net Pte Ltd, the broadband exchange offering broadband connectivity, hosting and IT managed services. Way Kiat will also lead in the new and emerging technologies front to help support and grow the business in Singapore and beyond. 

Issued by Corporate Communications, MediaCorp Pte Ltd

For more information please contact
Clarence Pong
Corporate Communications and Marketing
DID: 6350-3343
Fax: 6251-5628

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, one of the first Asian-owned English news channels.

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.

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