Mala Dorasamy takes CEO seat at MITEC

The Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) has appointed Mala Dorasamy as its new CEO.

She rises from her previous role as acting CEO, a position she took in 2021.

Commenting on the appointment, MITEC chairman Abdul Rahman Mamat said: “Mala is a remarkable choice, bringing a wealth of experience from the international business and lifestyle events industry. This appointment marks an exciting chapter for MITEC and the Board looks forward to working with Mala as she steers MITEC to greater pinnacles.”

Mala hails from South Africa and has over 31 years of experience in the business events industry, specialising in the opening of new centres, managing major projects of United Nations, APEC and BRICS level, strategy development, operational management, international marketing, business development, sales growth, safety and risk management, as well as ISO/Halal implementation and management.

A result-driven professional with extensive strategic and managerial experience in convention/exhibition centre venue management, Mala was nominated as the Top 40 Women in MICE in Africa for 2015 and was awarded the South African Association of Conference Industry Fellowship Award.

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