Next Media Animation has recruited former Viacom EVP Indra Suharjono as CEO, with a brief to establish NMA as the top animation studio in Asia.
Suharjono joins from Viacom International Media Networks Asia, where she served as executive vice president and MD.
At Viacom she oversaw MTV, MTV Live, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr and Comedy Central Brands.
She succeeds Kith Ng, who joins the board of NMA to focus on productions and new technology.
“Indra brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Next Media Animation and will be a tremendous asset in realizing our goals as we enter into our next phase of growth,” Jimmy Lai, chairman of Next Media Animation, said.
“We are aggressively moving forward with plans to grow our animation production in the kids’ space and Indra has the relationships and acumen to help drive this expansion. She will be a perfect complement to our NMA team.”