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MediaCorp appoints new Managing Director
Singapore, 21 May 2013 – MediaCorp is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Tony Lai as its Managing Director, Experiences and Outreach from 3 June 2013.
Tony started his career with the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and moved on to various public and private sector roles, before re-joining STB as its Assistant CEO in 2009. Prior to his re-appointment at STB, he was Managing Director of The Idea Factory, an innovation-focused strategy consulting business.
In his new appointment, Tony will report to Mr Shaun Seow, MediaCorp CEO looking after events, out-of-home, retail and business-to-consumer businesses.
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 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.