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Symposium for Corporate Board Members




The Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) has organised the Corporate Board Leadership Symposium 2014 with the support from Bursa Malaysia, BoardRoom, Federation Of Public Listed Companies Bhd, Minority Shareholder Watchdog Group (MSWG) and PwC on the 25th August 2014 in Kuala Lumpur.At the Corporate Board Leadership Symposium 2014, participants had the opportunity to listen to experts speak on the latest trends in the corporate leadership as well as the issues faced by board members in complying with the new regulations, legislations and codes of practice in the business environment.

“This Symposium was conceptualised as a high level event to encourage debate and effective ideas towards capacity building and quality among Malaysian boards,” said Johan Idris, President of MIA, during the Welcome Address.

The key thought leaders who attended the symposium are Tan Sri Dr Sulaiman Mahbob, Chairman MSWG; Johan Mahmood Merican, CEO of Talent Corporation Malaysia Bhd; Nor Azimah Abdul Aziz, Director for Corporate Development and Policy Division of Companies Commission of Malaysia; Philip Koh Tong Ngee, the Senior Partner of Mah-Kamariyah & Philip Koh and, Rita Benoy Bushon, CEO of MSWG;

The other speakers are Roshan Thiran, CEO of Leaderonomics, Sridharan Nair, Managing Partner of PwC Malaysia; Professor Dr. G. Suresh Kumar, Co-founder & Senior Consultant of S.P.E.A.A.R.S International (M) Sdn Bhd and, Tengku Azian Shahriman, Director for Education and SRI Human Capital Development of PEMANDU Prime Minister’s Department;

Also at the Symposium were Dr Veerinderjeet Singh, Independent Non-Executive Director of Malaysian Subsidiary of an International Bank; Vijayam Nadarajah, Specialist (Corporate Programme) of Accreditation Finance Accreditation Agency; Vikram Cardozo, the Senior HR Director of GE ASEAN and, Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan, the Vice President of MIA and President of ACCA Malaysia Advisory Committee.

Jonathan Allen Yabut, the Winner of Apprentice Asia, also gave a talk during the luncheon session.

The one-day event was attended by some 40 participants from the senior management level.