The Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Tony Nagamaiah as the General Manager of the International Events Unit to drive the bureau’s growth plans for the events industry. The IEU focuses on identifying and supporting international event bids such as sports, art and culture and lifestyle events.
Mr Nagamaiah brings over 12 years of experience, including business development, media communications, bidding, sponsorship and event management in both the national and international markets. His experience includes senior management positions with Hill & Knowlton, PIKOM – The National ICT Agency of Malaysia and Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific.
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer of MyCEB (Mr Zulkefli Hj Sharif), Mr Nagamaiah will lead and oversee international event bid development efforts in line with the national Economic Transformation Programme, which has earmarked business tourism and international events as key contributing segments to Malaysia’s economic growth.
Speaking of the appointment, Mr Zulkefli said, “We are delighted to welcome Tony on board at an exciting time for MyCEB. The experience he has gained and his proven track record will serve him well as the head of IEU while strengthening our efforts in the international front.”