MyCreative Ventures today announced the appointment of its new Chairman, Mr. Mohd Naguib Razak; who has recently taken office from 6th of August 2019.
Naguib was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Resonance Media Group of Companies, a joint venture comprising stakeholders in Tokyo, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur, as well as the former Director General of the National Film Development Corporation (FINAS) in 2011/12. Prior to his prominent role in FINAS, Naguib was an independent documentary filmmaker, having produced and directed for Discovery Channel, National Geographic Channel and Crime & Investigation Network as well as having his creative documentary films presented, often in competition, at major film festivals, including Mannheim-Heidelberg, IDFA Amsterdam, Yamagata, Rencontres Paris/Berlin/Madrid and It’s All True São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro.
Although better known for his film & media work, he has also had a broad-based career spanning advertising & design, journalism, theatre production, visual arts and music.
Mohd Naguib Razak said, “I am honored by the trust the Government have bestowed upon me and I am excited to be a vital part of the seas of change in the creative industry coming from our Ministry.”
It is no doubt that Naguib with his past experience in the public and private sectors is the right candidate for this role. He brings with him a unique blend that will certainly help to boost the creative industry’s significance to the Malaysian economy. Naguib’s insights and experience have the ability to impact the creative industry, namely Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Music, Literature, Content Creation, Fashion, Traditional & Cultural Arts, Culinary Arts, Design and Creative Education.