Dato’ Khairul Anwar Salleh, aged 55, was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Media Prima Television Networks (“MPTN) on 1 August 2020.

He is responsible for the overall operations of MPTN and to strengthen its core businesses while pursuing new business opportunities in-line with Media Prima’s long-term growth strategies. Dato’ Khairul oversees Media Prima’s TV3, ntv7, 8TV, TV9, tonton and the home-shopping business WowShop.

Dato’ Khairul is graduate of Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia in 1992 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture). He also holds a Diploma in Painting from La Salle College of Arts in 1989.

Dato’ 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. He most recently served as Vice President of Malay and Nusantara Content Business of Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad from March 2010.

He has won multiple local and international awards including Malaysian Book of Records for 'Longest Non-Stop Live Comedy Show 2014', Anugerah Seri Angkasa 2005 for 'Best Comedy Program' - Ada-ada Saja, and was a finalist in New York Festivals 2001 for Anugerah Planet Music 2000. He was awarded 'Best Single Drama or Telemovie' at the Asian TV Awards for Tulus Ikhlas (Winner) in 2016 and Ana Anak Ibu (Highly Commended) in 2017.

He currently chairs The Cultural Economy Development Agency (“Cendana”) and Creative Content Association Malaysia (“CCAM”).
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