Ho Kay Tat (pictured standing third from right) has resigned from Star Publications as group managing director with immediate effect and as CEO effective 30 November to join local leading business paper The Edge Media Group.
His role and portfolio will be managed by executive deputy chairman Datuk Vincent Lee and executive director/group chief editor Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai with immediate effect.
Calvin Kan, group business director, will take on the added role as COO of print business while Wong Siah Ping, COO of digital business will add to her scope the commercial publications division.
“I have gained a lot in the two years that I served Star Publications and am grateful to have been part of a successful and fast expanding media organisation,” said Ho.
Ho joined Star Publications in July 2010 as COO and was appointed group managing director/CEO of Star Publications in July 2011.
In its statement, The Edge says Ho will take on the role of group CEO and publisher of The Edge Media Group and will play a key role in helping The Edge expand regionally. His appointment at The Edge is effective January 2013.