The World: Beijing - Mei Yan appointed new MD for MTV Networks China

Mei Yan has been named the new managing director of MTV Networks China.

Mei will be based in Beijing, and replaces Yifei Li in the role, who left the company towards the end of last year.

Mei will report to Indra Suharjono, the executive vice-president and managing director of MTV Networks South-East Asia, and will be responsible for managing all of MTV's operations in China, including the 24-hour channel Guangdong and TV station Nickelodeon.

She will also oversee all of MTV China's brand extensions, digital media and consumer products, as well as Viacom Asia's new-business development and governmental relations.