Singapore, 27 September 2005 - SPH today announced the appointment of Arnold Gay as its new head of Corporate Relations.
Arnold´s appointment, which takes effect on 1 October 2005, follows the departure of SPH’s former CR head, Ms Irene Ngoo.
Arnold, 38, currently Assistant News Editor of The Straits Times, has 13 years of experience in radio, television and print journalism. He was previously an anchor on the award-winning news programme of STTV, SPH´s former English TV arm.
On his new appointment, Arnold said: “I can’t think of a more exciting place to be. These days, a successful company is not judged solely by its bottomline, but also by its public image. SPH already has a rock-solid reputation, and I look forward to helping the company build on this, as we continue to reach out to our readers, shareholders and the general public."
Said Ginney Lim, Senior Vice President, Legal, Corporate Relations and Group Company Secretary: “We are delighted to welcome Arnold to helm our Corporate Relations. With his extensive media experience and industry network, he will be a valuable asset to the team.”
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Main board listed Singapore Press Holdings Limited is the leading media company in Singapore, in the print, Internet and broadcasting platforms. It publishes 13 newspapers in the four official languages and more than 70 magazine titles. Everyday, 2.78 million individuals, or 90 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of the SPH publications. Its Internet Business Unit manages the online editions of SPH’s major newspapers and magazines, which together enjoy over 300 million pageviews a month. SPH also owns a 20% stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8, U and TV Mobile, and a 40% stake in MediaCorp Press Pte Ltd, which publishes free newspaper Today. SPH operates two entertainment radio channels, UFM 100.3 FM in Chinese and WKRZ 91.3 FM in English, under a joint venture company UnionWorks with NTUC Media, and owns an 80% stake in SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore´s largest LED network media company.