Dato’ Siew Ka Wei appointed as the new Chairman of Tourism Malaysia

(marketingmagazine.com.my) – The Minister of Tourism & Culture YB Dato’Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz has appointed Dato’ Siew Ka Wei as the Chairman of Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board, better known as Tourism Malaysia, effective today.

Dato’ Siew, is an active leader in the corporate world and is currently serving as Group Managing Director of Ancom Berhad since July 2003, and previously as Group Managing Director of Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad and Executive Vice Chairman of Ancom Logistics Berhad, among others.

“I am honoured and grateful to YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, for the trust he had in me. I welcome the appointment as a challenge and responsibility to the best for the country.” Shared Dato’ Siew.

He adds, “I look forward to working closely with the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Tourism Malaysia, the industry players and the media to further develop Malaysia’s tourism potential.”

Dato’ Siew has working experience of more than 30 years in the field of petrochemicals both locally and internationally, having graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Operational Research from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London, United Kingdom.

In April 2013, he was conferred an honorary degree as a Doctor of Business Administration honoris causa by HELP University. He is also the President of the Imperial College Alumni Association of Malaysia and Governor of the Board of Governors for Marlborough College, Malaysia. 



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