Rahman named FME Asia sales director

Joins Fremantle company from Singapore's MDA

SYDNEY -- FremantleMedia Enterprises has appointed Haryaty Abdul Rahman to the newly-created post of director of sales, Asia. Rahman will be based in Singapore and reporting to recently promoted Ganesh Rajaram, senior vice president, International Distribution and Home Entertainment, Asia, the company said Tuesday. 

Rahman joins the company immediately and will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the distribution and home entertainment businesses in select markets in Asia.   

FME is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, responsible for all licensing, distribution and home entertainment deals for Fremantle Media programs and brands. In Asia Pacific, headed up by regional CEO Jon Penn, key brands include "Merlin," "American Idol," "Project Runway" and lifestyle properties led by Jamie Oliver and Martha Stewart. 

Prior to FME, Rahman was senior manager with the Media Development Authority in Singapore, was a senior programming manager for telco giant Singtel’s MIO TV platform and senior programming manager at Channel News Asia.
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