Mustapha Kamil Mohd Janor, aged 57, is the Executive Director of News and Editorial Operations, Media Prima Berhad (“Media Prima”), effective 2 October 2018. He sits on the Boards of Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad and The New Straits Times Press (M) Berhad (“NSTP”). He is currently the Interim Chief Executive Officer of NSTP.
As Executive Director, Mustapha Kamil will be responsible for the overall operations of Media Prima news and editorial functions. He will provide the strategic direction and oversight of Media Prima Television Networks and NSTP news operations, and will focus on optimising the Group’s news resources in-line with Media Prima’s business transformation efforts.
He began his career as a Cadet Reporter in The New Straits Times Press (“NSTP”) in 1989 and held various positions in the Company. In 1994, he attended the Advanced Journalism course, The Thomson Foundation in Cardiff, Wales. In 1994, he was a Reporter at New Straits Times’ (“NST”) Business Times and later served as NSTP’s Foreign Correspondent in New York, U.S. in 1999. He returned to serve as Business Times’ Managing Editor in 2001. Mustapha Kamil was promoted as NST’s Group Editor in 2013 until his resignation in May 2016.
Other than as disclosed, he does not have any family relationship with any Directors and/or major shareholders of Media Prima. He has no personal interest in any business arrangements involving Media Prima. He has had no convictions for any offences within the past five years.