CIMB Group today announced that its Chairman, Datuk Seri Nazir Razak, will step down from his position as Group Chairman, and all other positions within the CIMB group of companies by 31 December 2018.
The CIMB Board of Directors (BOD) will now activate its succession plan to decide on the next Chairman and the exact date of handover.
Malaysia has emerged as one of the global trendsetters in textile and apparel wear. From the streets of Paris to the catwalks of New York, Malaysian designers have had the honour of creating clothing that have been worn by celebrities, members of royalty as well as heads of states.
“Going forward, we want to see more entrepreneurs adopting higher value-added processes and technologies. We want to build a stronger and more comprehensive ecosystem, one that focuses on talent, skills and innovation,” said Datuk Isham Ishak, Secretary General of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) during the Fashion & Design Conference 2018 held at the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) yesterday.
Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), Facebook and AVANA announced the launch of the “Made by Malaysia, Loved by the World” programme, which aims to assist and empower at least 2,000 business owners and entrepreneurs across Malaysia to export overseas.
The programme will provide SMEs in Malaysia with training and resources, such as online tools to help them grow their businesses internationally.