Trade Notice: SPH Magazines Appoints Group Editor, Watches

January 5, 2018

SPH Magazines has extended the portfolio of Ms Ong Ting Nee as Group Editor, Watches, effective immediately.


The new role will see Ms Ong spearheading strategic content and commercial initiatives for the magazine group in the specialised watch genre. Her key focus titles in this role include The Peak, ICON, Her World, Female and Nuyou.


Working with the respective editorial and sales teams, Ms Ong will have strategic oversight of watch content and commercial opportunities across all platforms.


Ms Ong continues as Director of Brand Lab. Previously known as Creative Services, the unit has been renamed Brand Lab to reflect the multi-platform content solutions it provides.


Ms Ong first joined SPH Magazines in 2007, and was the founding editor of Nuyou Time and 24:7. Nuyou Time is the first Chinese watch supplement launched in the market, and 24:7, the first English watch magazine targeted at women watch enthusiasts.


With over 20 years of experience in magazine publishing in Singapore and Shanghai, Ms Ong started her career at Nuyou magazine, and later held editorships at Iflair China and Citta Bella. She also helmed ZBBZ, the first bilingual news magazine launched by Chinese daily Lianhe Zaobao.


In her new appointment as Group Editor, Watches, Ms Ong will report directly to SPH Magazines Group Editor-in-Chief, Ms Caroline Ngui.


About SPH Magazines

A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 


With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines, together with its subsidiaries, Blu Inc Holdings (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Blu Inc Media (HK) Limited, has raised the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in the region, in English, Chinese and other languages, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men’s lifestyle, automobile, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the publications, including flagship title Her World, and other titles such as Female, CLEO, The Singapore Women’s Weekly, Harper’s Bazaar, The Peak, ICON, Home & Decor, Nuyou, Torque, Asia-Pacific Boating, AsiaSpa and LP Luxury Properties, are among the highest-circulating titles and most-read in their respective lifestyle categories.


In addition, websites such as and have extended their reach online, engaging readers with interactive content and capturing an audience beyond print. 


SPH Magazines’ established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collateral to meet their business needs. ClickTRUE Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation. 


With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to hold a leading position in publishing in Asia, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines and Vietnam. 


As a Publisher of Choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.


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