Datuk Mohd Nasir Ali, Group Executive Director of Utusan Melayu (M) Bhd, was re-elected Chairman of the Malaysian Newspaper Publishers Association (MNPA) at its 40th AGM held 21 June 2012 – for an unprecedented eighth term. He has held the Chairman’s post since 2005.
Other members of the Executive Committee – Group Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of Star Publications (M) Bhd, Mr. Ho Kay Tat (Honorary Secretary) and Mr. Liew Sam Ngan, Group Chief Operating Officer / Chief Executive Officer of The China Press Bhd (Honorary Treasurer) – were also re-elected unopposed.
Executive Committee members elected included:
Ms. Chan May May, General Manager, Group Project Operation – Sin Chew Media
Mr. S M Periasamy, General Manager – Makkal Osai Sdn Bhd
Mr. Wee Tee Fatt, Chief Finance Officer – Nanyang Siang Pau Sdn Bhd
En Akmal Eirfan, Executive Director – Sinar Karangkraf Sdn Bhd
Mr. Chandran Ravi, Senior General Manager – Sun Media Corporation Sdn Bhd
Ms. Katrina Neo, General Manager (Sales) – The New Straits Times (M) Bhd