Khairul Anwar is new boss of Media Prima TV

Khairul Anwar Salleh most recently served as vice-president of Malay and Nusantara content business of Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd.

KUALA LUMPUR: Media Prima Bhd today announced the appointment of Khairul Anwar Salleh as chief executive of Media Prima Television Networks effective tomorrow.

Khairul has over 25 years of experience across the media and entertainment industry, ranging from the arts, television and stage production, to content management in both entrepreneurial and corporate environments, it said in a statement here today.

He most recently served as vice-president of the Malay and Nusantara content business of Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, a position he has held since March 2010.

Among his other positions, Khairul serves as an executive committee member of the Cultural Economy Development Agency.

He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture) from Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, in 1992 and a Diploma in Painting from La Salle College of Arts in 1989.