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Changes to Management Teams of SPH Radio and SPH Retail Property Management Services

Singapore, 6 January 2014 - Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH) today announced changes to the management teams of SPH Radio (formerly known as SPH UnionWorks) and SPH Retail Property Management Services. 

SPH Radio operates radio stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English. SPH Retail Property Management Services, which is the property arm of SPH, manages Paragon, The Clementi Mall and the upcoming The Seletar Mall.

Ms Goh Wee Wang, General Manager of SPH Radio, is the General Manager-designate of SPH Retail Property Management Services from 1 January 2014. She will be the General Manager from 1 March 2014 when the current General Manager, Ms Linda Kwan, retires. She reports to Mrs Sng Ngoi May, Executive-Vice President, SPH Retail Property Management Services. 

Ms Goh has handed over the reins at SPH Radio to Mr Sim Hong Huat, the Sales Director of the radio stations. He is Deputy General Manager of SPH Radio
 with effect from 1 January 2014, and reports to Mr Patrick Daniel, Director of SPH Radio and Editor-in-Chief of English and Malay Newspapers Division. 

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For more information, please contact:

Chin Soo Fang 
Head
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings
DID : 6319 1216
Email :
soofang@sph.com.sg

Joelyn Tan
Executive
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings
DID : 6319 1895
Email : tjoelyn
@sph.com.sg

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.


Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 

SPH has 19 titles licensed under the Newspaper Printing and Presses Act, of which nine are daily newspapers across four languages. On an average day, 3.05 million individuals or 76 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.


Internet and Mobile

Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 300 million page views with 20 million unique visitors every month. Apart from AsiaOne, SPH’s online and new media initiatives include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds); Stomp,
omy.sg and The Straits Times RazorTV. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times’ iPhone application. SPH’s Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital editions which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions.

Broadcasting

In the radio business, SPH Radio Pte Ltd operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English. SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. 


Events and Out-of-Home Advertising

SPH’s events arm Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO. 


Properties

SPH REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established principally to invest, directly or indirectly, in a portfolio of income-producing real estate which is used primarily for retail purposes in Asia-Pacific, as well as real estate-related assets. SPH REIT is managed by SPH REIT Management Pte. Ltd., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 

The initial portfolio of SPH REIT comprises the following two high quality and well located commercial properties in Singapore:

· Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property, well known for its upscale mall housing many luxury brands, located in the heart of Orchard Road; and
· The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall located in the centre of Clementi town, an established residential estate in the west of Singapore. 

The Seletar Mall is SPH's latest retail development and is expected to open at the end of 2014. This property is a potential asset to be injected into SPH REIT. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.