MediaCorp appoints new HR Head

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MediaCorp appoints new HR Head

Singapore, 30 May 2012 – MediaCorp is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Kenneth Soh as its Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) from 18 June 2012.


Kenneth has 22 years of executive work experience spanning HR, retail sales and business operations. He spent 20 years with Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd and his last role there was HR General Manager, Singapore.


As CHRO, Kenneth will report to MediaCorp CEO, Mr Shaun Seow and lead the HR team to support the organisation’s strategies, and strengthen its partnering and talent development functions.



Issued by MediaCorp Pte Ltd


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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, the first 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.


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