October 27, 2016 9:41 PM ET


Company Overview of MediaCorp Pte Ltd.

Company Overview

MediaCorp Pte Ltd. operates digital, television (TV), radio, print, and out-of-home media platforms in English, Mandarin, Malay, and Tamil languages in Singapore. The company produces TV dramas and movies; publishes magazines; operates an English news channel; provides lifestyle, news, and entertainment media services; publishes Malaysian digital games; and engages in the online retail of luxury products. It also owns and operates a digital media campus. MediaCorp Pte Ltd. was formerly known as Radio Corporation of Singapore Pte Ltd. and changed its name to MediaCorp Pte Ltd. in 2002. The company was founded in 1936 and is based in Singapore.

Caldecott Broadcast Centre

Andrew Road

Singapore,  299939


Founded in 1936


65 6333 3888


65 6251 5628

Key Executives for MediaCorp Pte Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer
Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Customer Officer
Age: 56
Managing Director of Press & Media Research Consultants
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

MediaCorp Pte Ltd. Key Developments

Mediacorp Announces Executive Changes

Mediacorp announced the appointment of Ernest Wong as a board director and Chairman-Designate. Mr. Wong served as Mediacorp's Group Chief Executive Officer and board director from October 2000 to September 2005. Mr. Wong will assume the position of Chairman at Mediacorp's Annual General Meeting in July 2016, succeeding Teo Ming Kian. Mr. Teo will have served as Mediacorp's Chairman for three terms totaling six years when he steps down this July.

Mediacorp Appoints Chan Yeng Kit and Yap Chee Keong to Board of Directors

MediaCorp announced the appointments of Mr. Chan Yeng Kit and Mr. Yap Chee Keong to its board of directors, effective immediately. Mr. Chan is the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence. Before this, he was Permanent Secretary of the then Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts from 2007 to 2012. He was also CEO of the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) between 2005 and 2007. Mr. Yap Chee Keong is Non-Executive Chairman of NetLink Trust. He also serves on the boards of Tiger Airways, Citibank Singapore, Straits Trading, ARA Asset Management, InterOil, Certis Cisco Security and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), and is a member of the Public Accountants Oversight Committee.

PT. Cerita Bahagia Forms a Joint Venture with MediaCorp

PT. Cerita Bahagia has formed a joint venture with MediaCorp Pte. Ltd. to focus on Southeast Asia's wedding market. Bridestory will now have a Singapore web address and advertise the offerings of Singapore-based vendors. The transaction is a part of Bridestory's goal of expanding in Southeast Asia.

Recent Private Companies Transactions

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