Mediha Mahmood appointed CEO of Content Forum

The Communications and Multimedia Content Forum of Malaysia (Content Forum) proudly announces the appointment of Mediha Mahmood as its Chief Executive Officer, effective from November 1, 2023. Previously serving as Executive Director, Mediha assumes this new title in recognition of her invaluable contributions and the Content Forum’s commitment to advancing industry standards.

This strategic transition reflects the Content Forum’s dedication to align with local and international industry norms and best practices, while maintaining a steadfast focus on its mission. Moreover, the new title signifies the trust placed in Mediha’s exemplary leadership as she continues to enhance her roles and responsibilities.

“At the Content Forum, our commitment to fostering a self-regulating content ecosystem for this thriving industry remains unwavering. We eagerly anticipate a brighter future under Mediha’s leadership as Chief Executive Officer,” said Kenny Ong, Chairman of the Content Forum.

“Her dedication and leadership have been integral to our successes, and this appointment formalises her pivotal role in steering our organisation towards its goals, while reaffirming our commitment to industry standards. With Mediha’s guidance, we are well-poised to advocate self-regulation and industry best practices, ensuring that the Content Forum remains a leading voice in shaping responsible and ethical content practices in Malaysia,” he added.

Mediha expressed her appreciation for the trust given, emphasising her unwavering commitment to championing self-regulation and continuous dialogue with stakeholders in the content ecosystem. As she assumes the role of Chief Executive Officer, Mediha also outlined a vision of galvanising media literacy and empowering members of the public to embrace responsible content creation. Her aspiration is to shape a future where ethical and innovative content practices become the bedrock of the digital landscape, leaving a lasting and positive impact on the industry.

The Content Forum is an independent self-regulatory organisation and industry forum placed at the forefront of promoting self-regulation of content across electronic networked mediums. It is also responsible for creating and updating the Content Code, a cornerstone in the landscape of content regulation in Malaysia. This Code plays a role in shaping the ethical, responsible, and creative dimensions of the communications and multimedia industry in the nation.

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