Building a Board for a Private Equity Portfolio Company

Building a Board for a Private Equity Portfolio Company: Who Makes the Cut? New report from WomenCorporateDirectors explores what PE firms look for in directors With the “buy to sell” nature of private equity placing special demands on portfolio company boards, PE firms look for distinct factors in recruiting new directors, says a new report

Bruce Hope – New Zealand Malaysia Chamber of Commerce

Finding the Right Translator

It's Beautiful but What does it Mean? In the age of Google Translate some would think that finding the right translator might be less of a concern for business people.  The Malaysia Global Business Forum over the years has dealt with delegations from all over the world and seen first-hand what a difference a good

Malaysia Sees Substantial Growth in Education Mobility, Reveals Youth Mobility Index

Malaysia, one of Southeast Asia's most robust economies, shines in Education Mobility in DotAsia's Youth Mobility Index. Malaysia comes in at #1 in Education Workforce ranking, and #2 in English Proficiency.  Overall, the country places #6 in the YMI.Asia report, immediately following Japan and Taiwan. Together with the Malaysian government's concerted effort in boosting the nation as an international study spot, Malaysia is increasingly becoming a

Country Garden’s Forest City provides financial aid to Malaysian school children of limited means

-The charitable effort supports China's One Belt, One Road initiative JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amelia, a school girl living in a suburb of Johor Bahru, Malaysia, will feel a difference as she begins her new semester. Born into a family of limited means, the sensible Amelia would never ask her parents to buy her new stationery

Nordin Abdullah

Aged 41, Nordin is an Australian businessman living in Asia, currently Managing Director of Glenreagh Sdn Bhd. He is well known for his creative approach to strategy and sustainable development which has been applied across various sectors. An active member of the business community Nordin was formerly the Vice President of the Malaysian International Chamber

Economic benefits of MAFTA still strong but Slowing

Action needed to get back on track says Connect Malaysia’s Joe Perri Monday November 6, 2017.  The post implementation economic benefits and fundamentals that underpinned the Malaysia Australia Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA) that became effective January 2013 are still very strong and will continue to be the basis for the long term bilateral trade relationship

Budget 2018: “Shaping the Future”

Nordin Abdullah “Budget 2018, themed “Shaping the Future” should see the government continue to balance spending on infrastructure projects and social wellbeing programs. While this remains a challenge for the government the current GDP growth and revenues from tax collection will ensure that the government’s commitment to the people in both the near

Cricket Comes of Age during SEA Games 2017

While Malaysia came out on top of the cricket medal tally, with an impressive, 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze, with medals for both the men and women.  More importantly, the games also saw other medals spread evenly across the other nations, including Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia respectively, cricket in ASEAN has come of

Business Lifestyle Review: An Introduction

  Welcome to the Business Lifestyle Review! Business is about making money, it takes a certain type of person to be a business leader and business people have a certain lifestyle that includes access to the best in life. ‘The work hard play hard’ approach leaves many looking for the rewards of hard work with

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