In a statement, the company also announced the appointment of Fan Chen Yip as head of key account management and media sales planning, effective Oct 16.
The group also appointed Alfian Talib as chief commercial officer of The New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd (NSTP), effective Sept 15.
Group managing director Datuk Kamal Talib said Johan, 42, would bring an incredible wealth of knowledge to lead MPTN while continuing to provide the best content to its audience.
“Johan will continue MPTN’s digital transformation efforts in line with the group’s vision to become the leading digital-first content and commerce company,” Kamal said.
He said Fan, 46, and Alfian, 41, had experience in key industries which would be invaluable in helping Media Prima deliver media advertising solution to clients wishing to take advantage of the group’s integrated media platform. – Bernama