Mediacorp names corporate development chief

Singapore-based pay TV operator Mediacorp has named Angeline Poh as chief corporate development officer.

Angeline Poh

Poh, who will take up her post on September 1, joins Mediacorp Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), where she was assistant chief executive.

At IMDA she launched the Future of Media plan, aimed at developing a future-ready media industry in Singapore. She has overseen the implementation of the country’s public service content strategies, working closely with Mediacorp to grow the reach and impact of the company’s public service broadcast content.

At Mediapcorp she will be tasked with developing and driving the company’s medium to long-term strategies in consultation with key stakeholders, according to the company. She will report to CEO Tham Loke Kheng.

Tham said: “I have personally worked with Angie and seen how effective she is in translating vision and strategy into real action. She is an inspirational leader who has been able to get stakeholders in the ecosystem to work together and drive results. I’m delighted that she has accepted this new challenge to join our team and help me steer Mediacorp’s transformation and initiatives to expand our footprint beyond our shores.”

Poh said: “I am thankful for the many opportunities that IMDA has given me, broadening my professional as well as personal growth. Industry development of the media sector has been a core part of my experience. Having served the industry in a public sector role, I am delighted to take my passion for media and content into a new role in a commercial organisation. There is an incredible opportunity for Mediacorp to make its mark in an unprecedented, changing media and digital landscape. I look forward to working with my new family of colleagues to seize the opportunities before us.”

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