The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has appointed Azman Haji Tambi Chik as the national bureau’s new CEO.
In his new role, Azman is tasked to spearhead one of the nation’s major economic drivers, Malaysia’s business events industry.
He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in various facets of corporate management and hails from a myriad of industries including tourism and hospitality, F&B and technology.
With a career that has spanned more than 30 years, Azman has worked with organisations such as Damansara Holdings Berhad, a Bumiptera status company listed on the main board of Bursa Malaysia. He has also led and strengthened the group corporate communications at Johor Corporation. Notably, he played a pivotal role in managing the Rangkaian Hotel Seri Malaysia, where he successfully introduced the guest satisfaction indicator to increase the profitability of the company. He has held various senior management positions and has significantly contributed to facilitating new technologies for multiple start-ups in Malaysia.
“We are in an advantageous position to driving the business events industry with industrial advancements available to us, there are abundance of opportunities out there to capitalise on as Malaysia holds a key position in navigating this industry for the region. With the destination’s resources and our expertise supported by digitalisation and technological advancements, we are ready to invest in attracting quality international events and delegates,” he expressed.
Azman also emphasised that he is keen on inculcating a culture of empowerment and diversity in the organisation and the industry, ensuring that all business events players leave a sustainable legacy in a dynamic sector.