Tham Loke Kheng, Chief Executive Officer, Mediacorp (Singapore)
Tham Loke Kheng was appointed as CEO of Singapore broadcaster Mediacorp in September 2017.
An industry veteran with extensive media experience, Tham has held senior management and leadership roles in terrestrial free-to-air TV, pay TV and broadband services in leading Asian operators in Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
A graduate of National University of Singapore, she started work in 1988 at Singapore Broadcasting Corporation, an antecedent of Mediacorp, where she spent eight years.
Since then, she has built a successful career at leading Asian media companies, serving as president of Taiwan Broadband Communications and as head of Now TV, the largest pay-TV operator in Hong Kong at different times.
In 2015, she was named Content Asia’s Asia Media Woman of the Year, in recognition of her contribution to the development of the pay TV industry in Asia over the years.
In the past two years, Mediacorp Chief Executive Loke Kheng Tham has reconfigured the public/commercial broadcaster’s place in Singapore’s media world, expanding online alliances and subscription options, signing onto YouTube’s publishing platform for the first time, encouraging different types of production partnerships, digging into the nation’s roots for content inspiration, consolidating broadcast channels, and rocking radio. And now what? That’s what we’ll be talking about…