Kuala Lumpur 29 May 2017 – Media Prima Berhad (“Media Prima” or “the Group”), Malaysia’s leading integrated media group today announced the appointment of Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Ismee bin Haji Ismail, 52, as Independent Non-Executive Director of Media Prima effective 1 June 2017. Tan Sri Ismee is a highly respected corporate leader with vast experience in business and financial sectors. He is currently the Chairman of TV AlHijrah. Tan Sri Ismee was formerly the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Lembaga Tabung Haji from 2006 to 2016. He began his career as a Management Accountant at Arab Malaysian Development Berhad and later served in key leadership positions with Shell Group of Companies in Malaysia including Head of Forex and Banking at Shell Malaysia Ltd and Group Accountant at Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd. He was also involved in the setting up of Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad and served as it’s Chief Accountant/Treasurer and later joined Medical Online (M) Sdn Bhd as Senior Vice President.

Tan Sri Ismee is presently serving on the Board of TH Plantations Berhad as Deputy Chairman, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He is also currently serving several private companies involved in the real estate and hospitality industries. He had also previously served on the boards of key business institutions in Malaysia including as Chairman of Syarikat Takaful Malaysia from 2009 to 2015 and board member at Johor Corporation, KFC Holdings Malaysia Bhd, 1 Malaysia Development Berhad, BIMB Holdings Berhad, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, Pelikan International Corporation Berhad, Felda Global Ventures Berhad and several other private companies. He obtained his Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualification from the London School of Accountancy where he is currently a fellow.

The appointment of Tan Sri Ismee reflects Media Prima’s commitment towards implementing strategic actions to further consolidate the Group’s position as the leading integrated media group in Malaysia. Datuk Seri FD Iskandar, Group Chairman of Media Prima said “On behalf of the Board of Media Prima, we wish to welcome Tan Sri Ismee to the Group. He is a highly respected figure in corporate Malaysia and brings with him a wealth of experience in the field of finance, banking and business and will contribute greatly towards delivering value to our shareholders.”


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 6012-614 0522

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