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Heart Media CEO Olivier Burlot elected president of the Media Publishers Association Singapore

Olivier Burlot SINGAPORE, APRIL 1st, 2016: The Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS), now in its 10th Anniversary year, is delighted to announce that the Annual General Meeting was concluded successfully yesterday, March 31st 2016, at Singapore’s historic Ee Hoe Hean Club. Mr Olivier Burlot, CEO of Heart Media, publishers of Men’s Folio, WOW (World of Watches), L'Officiel, Art Republik and Palace magazines, was elected president.

”With a 20 year experience of Asia and of the publishing world, it is for me a great honour to have been elected as the head of MPAS,’ said Mr Burlot. ‘The Association is more than ever needed to gather all energies in the media world to face some highly disruptive challenges. I will ensure that, together with the members of the Executive Committee and Executive Director, we bring MPAS to greater heights and provide tangible benefits to its members.”

Mr John Thet, publisher of Asian Geographic Magazines, publishers of ASIAN Geographic, Passport and Junior magazines, was elected Vice President. Mr Alex Cano, publisher of Russian Singapore magazine, was reelected as Honorary Secretary. Ms Rebecca Bisset, publisher of Expat Living’s stable of magazines was elected Honorary Treasurer.

Newly elected Executive Committee (EXCO) members are Mr Timothy Charlton, publisher of Singapore Business Review, Healthcare Asia, Banking and Finance and Asian Power magazines; Mr Michael Choo, publisher of; Mr Eugene Lim, publisher of Wine & Dine magazine; Founding MPAS president Ho Sum Kwong, group publisher of Epicure, Hooked, Pets and Bites magazines.

The MPAS AGM was observed by Adrian Chue and Jovie Tan from the Media Development Authority.

The new officers and EXCO will all be working with Executive Director, Alexander Knight, to make MPAS’ 10th year memorable, as well as continuing to build on and create a vibrant community for Singapore’s media.

About MPAS

The Media Publishers Association Singapore was founded in 2006 as the Magazine Publishers Association Singapore to create a community for the various publishers in Singapore. The name was updated to reflect the changes in the industry and MPAS continues to thrive as it moves into it’s 10th anniversary year. For information on becoming a member or further information on the association please contact Alexander Knight at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.