Media Prima Berhad has made several key appointments to the groupâ€™s board of directors and its subsidiary companies.
Tan Sri Datoâ€™ Seri Utama Haji Ismail Bin Haji Omar, has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of Media Prima Berhad and the groupâ€™s subsidiary company The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad effective, 22 July 2016. He is also appointed as a member of Media Primaâ€™s audit and risk management committees.
Datuk Loo Took Gee, is appointed as an independent non-executive director of Media Prima Berhad and the groupâ€™s subsidiary companies namely Media Prima Digital and Synchrosound Studio, effective 6 August 2016. She is currently the secretary general of the ministry of energy, Green Technology and Water. Prior to her current position, she was the deputy secretary general of the same Ministry and has also served in other Ministries and Government agencies.
Datuk Seri FD Iskandar, group chairman of media prima said, â€śMedia Prima is committed to implementing strategic actions to further consolidate our position as the largest integrated media group in Malaysia. The appointments of Tan Sri Datoâ€™ Seri Utama Haji Ismail Bin Haji Omar and Datuk Loo Took Gee are significant additions to a very strong board in existence at Media Prima and our subsidiary companies.â€ť
He added that the appointments reflect the Groupâ€™s commitment to implement best practices and good corporate governance where 80% of the Boardâ€™s composition are independent non-executive directors while increasing the presence of women directors to 30%.