Mr Cai Fuchao has been appointed as new minister of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) in China.
One of Beijing's deputy mayors and head of the city's Publicity Department, Cai Fuchao, 60, replaces Wang Taihua, who had held the job for the past six years and oversaw rapid growth of the Chinese film and TV business.
Cai Fuchao has worked in a number of media positions, including deputy chief editor of the Beijing Daily newspaper. He was instrumental in the switch from analogue to digital TV, which began in Beijing and now on pilot in a dozen of Chinese cities.
Cai Fuchao will spearhead the current development of "triple play" network convergence in China after taking helm in SARFT.
AIBD EXBO Chairman Appointed in MCIT
Mr Freddy H. Tulung, chairman of the AIBD Executive Board (Representing the Government of the Republic of Indonesia) has been appointed as the Director-General of Information and Public Communication, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) In Indonesia. Prior to taking up this appointment, Freddy was the Chairperson for the Public Information Agency of MCIT.
Mr Leong Kam Chun has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the local public broadcaster at TDM - Teledifusão de Macau, S.A.R of the People’s Republic of China with effect from March 2011. He succeeds Mr Manuel GONÇALVES, Vice Chairman & CEO of TDM, who took up the post in 1996. Mr Leong is a former lawmaker and President of Macau's Auditors and Accountants Association. Until his new appointment he was President of TDM's audit committee.