Jeremy Cheam leaves Focus Malaysia

Jeremy Cheam (pictured), director of Focus Malaysia, has resigned from the soon-to-be-launched English business weekly newspaper, with immediate effect.

Cheam tendered his resignation on Friday, two weeks before the publication's official launch on 7 December.

A veteran of the Malaysian media industry, Cheam has spent years in television, outdoor and digital media, as well as stints in agencies Vizeum and O&M.

Cheam tells A+M he will be taking a break for the time being before he rejoins the industry.