Tan Sri Johan also holds the Chairman position for Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad (TV3), Metropolitan TV Sdn Bhd (8TV), Natseven TV Sdn Bhd (ntv7), Ch-9 Media Sdn Bhd (TV9), Max-Airplay Sdn Bhd (Fly FM), Synchrosound Studio Sdn Bhd (Hot FM), One FM Radio Sdn Bhd (Formerly known as Radio Wanita Sdn Bhd (One FM), Primeworks Studios Sdn Bhd, Big Tree Outdoor Sdn Bhd (BTO), Sekolah Sri Nobel, a private school, and Iltizam Tuah Sdn Bhd, a training company.
He has also served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Sindora Berhad.
He is currently a columnist for the New Straits Times and Berita Minggu.
Tan Sri Johan was the Chairman of the Board of Dewan Bahasa and Pustaka (DBP).
He started his career with DBP in 1977.
In 1998 he was appointed the Chief Editor of the DBP's magazine division.
His last post was the Head of General Publishing Department of DBP.
In November 1992, Tan Sri Johan joined Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad as the Group Chief Editor for six (6) years before leaving the company in July 1998.
When the government mooted the idea of Multimedia Super Corridor, Tan Sri Johan was appointed to the Board of Multimedia Development Council.
He was once a committee member of Yayasan Anak-anak Yatim Malaysia and a member of Jawatankuasa Diplomasi dan Hubungan Antarabangsa.
He too was once a member of Majlis Perpaduan Negara.
He was a member of the National Brains Trusts on National Education under the auspices of ISIS and the National Economic Action Committee (NEAC).
He is also the chairman of Sekolah Sri Nobel, a private school.
Other than as disclosed, he
does not have any family relationship with any Directors and/or major shareholders of Media Prima.
has no personal interest in any business arrangements involving Media Prima.
has had no convictions for any offences within the past ten years.