KUALA LUMPUR: Media Prima Bhd has appointed the executive director of news and editorial operations Mustapha Kamil Mohd Janor as interim CEO of The New Straits Times (Malaysia) Bhd (NSTP) beginning April 1.
In a statement today, it said Mustapha would be assuming the additional duties following the retirement of NSTP CEO Abdul Jalil Hamid, effective March 31.
The media company has also promoted NSTP editor-in-chief Yushaimi Maulud Yahaya to NSTP chief operating officer, effective April 1.
Group managing director Kamal Khalid said the company is confident that Mustapha and Yushaimi would continue to provide strong leadership to NSTP and build on the business transformation initiatives contributed by Jalil.
“They have the right expertise and experience to spearhead NSTP towards its next phase of growth,” he said.