Bangsar, 30 October 2014 – Media Prima Berhad (“Media Prima” or the “Group”), Malaysia’s leading fully-integrated media investment group received the Gold award for Excellence in Graduate Development and Bronze for Excellence in Leadership Development at the Human Resources Excellence Awards 2014 held on 29 October 2014.
The award recognises organisations with robust and effective Human Resource (HR) and people management practices, catering to the needs and all-round growth of the business, employees, industry and the nation.
“We are deeply honoured to be recognised by the HR Excellence Awards for our HR practices. Media Prima will continue to implement creative, technology-driven ideas and industry best practices in our HR and employee engagement initiatives. We are committed to provide the best work environment and career development opportunities for all employees.” said Puan Nor Arzlin Redzwan, Group General Manager Group Human Resources, Media Prima.
The excellence in Graduate Development category honours organisations with a sound graduate development plan, starting from the recruitment process, training and employee performance evaluation process of the graduates. Media Prima also bagged the Bronze medal for Leadership Development category in recognition of the leadership initiatives made available to our employees not only through classroom-based training but also through inspirational sharing session with actual leaders in the organization, within the nation and also global icons with the intention to expedite readiness level of every tier leadership.
Dato’ Sri Amrin Awaluddin, Group Managing Director, Media Prima said, “Both awards are indeed a recognition to Media Prima employees who continuously produce new and exciting ideas. This has enabled Media Prima to be the primary source for quality and award winning content. We are proud that our development programmes have helped groomed talents and assist them in achieving their full potential.”
He added that apart from talent development, Media Prima would continue to place great emphasis on ways to further enhance a healthy work-life balance within the organisation.
Media Prima was also recently ranked amongst the top 50 leading graduate employers in Malaysia by GTI Media.
The Human Resources Excellence Awards 2014 was organised by the Human Resources magazine, aims to honour and award outstanding HR practices and provide a platform for HR practitioners to network and celebrate their achievements. The Human Resources publication for is Singapore’s leading magazine which provides in-depth case studies, features and cutting-edge updates on the human resources industry.
For further information, please contact:
Media Prima Berhad at: 603- 1300 300 672 Ext: 8949 or 03 – 2724 8949
Azlan Abdul Aziz at [email protected]/ or 60126140522
About Media Prima
Media Prima Berhad (Media Prima), a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia, is Malaysia’s leading fully-integrated media group. The Group is also one of Malaysia’s Top 100 largest listed companies by revenue.
The Group has equity interests in TV3, 8TV, ntv7 and TV9. In addition, the Group also owns more than 98 percent equity interest in The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad (NSTP), Malaysia’s largest publisher with three national newspapers; New Straits Times, Berita Harian and Harian Metro.
The Group has strong online presence through its digital media subsidiary, Media Prima Digital, via the entertainment portal gua.com.my, women’s lifestyle portal seroja.com.my and tonton.com.my, the No. 1 Malaysian video portal with HD-ready quality viewing experience that offers the individualism of customised content and interactivity of social networking, which now has over 4 million registered users.
Emas is the first classic channel in Malaysia showcasing Media Prima’s production of popular TV programmes and is available on platforms such as HyppTV and ABN. The Group also owns three radio stations, Fly Fm, Hot FM and one FM.
The Group’s leadership position in the Out-of-Home Advertising business is represented by Big Tree Outdoor Sdn. Bhd., UPD Sdn. Bhd., The Right Channel Sdn. Bhd., Kurnia Outdoor Sdn. Bhd. and Jupiter Outdoor Network Sdn. Bhd.
The Group also owns a content creation subsidiary, Primeworks Studios Sdn Bhd, Malaysia’s largest production company, producing TV content and feature films since 1984 and 1994 respectively.