Singapore, 13 November 2014 – SPH Magazines and Hearst Magazines International are proud to announce the appointment of Kenneth Goh as Editor-in-Chief of the Singapore edition ofHarper’s BAZAAR.
Kenneth has played an intrinsic role in the success of Singapore’s leading high-fashion title for the past 10 years. He has effectively fulfilled roles from Fashion Director and, most recently, Creative Director, Fashion and Beauty. Kenneth and his team are responsible for the breath-taking fashion imagery and spreads that have garnered Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore much attention and recognition across the region and the world.
Kenneth’s creative talents have secured some of the most famous names in the entertainment and fashion industry on exclusive covers and spreads for both Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore and Malaysia. These include Victoria Beckham, Eva Longoria, Michelle Dockery, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell and Janet Jackson to name a few.
SPHM Publishing Director, Bridget Hope, said: “Kenneth was our first choice for the role of Editor-in-Chief. He has long been the creative force behind the magazine and is one of the few fashion executives who can ensure both deep editorial and commercial relationships. We are confident he will take Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore to the next level.”
Added Kenneth, “I am proud to be leading one of the region’s finest high-fashion magazines into a new era. Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore is already at the top of its industry with the most talented team anywhere and strong partnerships with fashion’s biggest brands.”
“Together with management, we have exciting plans to continue our growth alongside our important fashion and beauty partners and take BAZAAR Singapore into a fully integrated online presence. I look forward to sharing these plans with our many industry friends in the coming months.”
Kenneth takes on his new role of BAZAAR Singapore Editor-in-Chief with immediate effect. He will remain Creative Director, Fashion & Beauty for BAZAAR Malaysia, working closely with Editor-in-Chief, Natasha Kraal and her team in the Kuala Lumpur office.
Current Editor, Lauren Clarke Jensen is moving back to New York with her family. The staff and team and SPH Magazines wish her all the best for the future and thank her for her service over the past three years.
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About SPH Magazines
A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited.
With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men’s lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. Flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, Cleo, The Women’s Weekly, Harper’s BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan, The Peak, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque and HWM are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.
Currently, more than 60 of SPH Magazines’ titles have digital editions that subscribers can read conveniently on their tablets, while websites such as herworldPLUS.com and HardwareZone.com have extended the company’s reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print.
SPH Magazines’ established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs.
In addition, wholly owned subsidiary Blu Inc Media publishes titles such as LP-Luxury Properties, Action Asia, Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, JET Asia Pacific and AsiaSpa, targeted at high net worth readers in China and Hong Kong.
With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam.
As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.
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