MRCA Celebrates 27th Anniversary in Style
YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof, Minister of Entrepreneur Development was the Guest of Honor for the 27th Anniversary Dinner on 1st November 2019 at the One World Hotel, Petaling Jaya. Themed Be A Star, attracted more than 800 guests, represented by business leaders, benefactors and mentors, dressed like celebrities. Major retail brands were uniquely represented by CEO’s & senior management members by tables, such as Maxis, Fusionex, RHB Bank, IGB REIT/Southkey Megamall, PPB Group, Sunsuria, The Store Corporation, UMR Strategic, Coca-Cola Refreshments, QSR Stores, Sunway REIT, Berjaya Starbucks Coffee Company, Bina Puri Holdings, Cuckoo International, Ikano Handel, Parkson Corporation, PNS, Poh Kong Holdings, Top Glove, Tropicana Indah, and Urban Idea.
YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof, Minister of Entrepreneur Development & MRCA President Datuk Garry Chua leads a MRCA Council Group Photo
MRCA celebrates 27th Anniversary with a cake cut by YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof, Minister of Entrepreneur Development, accompanied by MRCA President Datuk Garry Chua & Dato' Vincent Choo, Organizing Chairman
Sharan Valiram, Executive Director of Valiram Group; Dato' Sri Jackie Tor, CEO of LIC Industries; Datuk Seri Garry Chua, President of MRCA; Adam Ham, CEO of GCMA
MRCA President Datuk Garry Chua welcomed all the guests and said that MRCA has grown from a humble association led by visionary retail leaders to become a progressive and highly influential force in the retail industry. “It provides a platform for members to share their knowledge and experiences, this supporting one another and the growth of the industry,” he added.
Dato' CL Liaw, President of Focus Point Holdings; Dato' Liew Bin, Group CEO of Bagman Corporation; Sharan Valiram, Executive Director of Valiram Group; Dato' Dr Manjit Singh Sachdev, Lawyer of Manjit Singh Sachdev, Mohammad Radzi & Partners; Adam Ham, CEO of GCMA; Thean Pow Seak, Group Managing Director of Baagus Curtain; Dato' Bruce Lim, Executive Director of Johor International Skills Hub; Sylvestor Fan, Managing Director of CAD Music
MRCA President Datuk Garry Chua presenting the Welcoming Remarks
Organizing Chairman, Dato’ Vincent Choo, also Managing Director of Subway Malaysia said that the annual dinner was a good time to look back at their achievements, the good and hard times, and the lessons learnt. “It is a time to be grateful for all these things. Also for our good health, the people in our lives, our country and the opportunities it gives us,” he added.
Dato' Vincent Choo, Organizing Chairman of MRCA 27th Anniversary Gala Party delivering the Opening Remarks
Sharan Valiram, Executive Director of Valiram Group; Sharon Lian, Executive Assistant to Group CEO of PKT Logistics Group; Dato' Winnie Lim, MRCA Council Member; Datin Flora Tan, Executive Director of Transtel Technologies; Adam Ham, CEO of GCMA; Valerie Choo, Council Member of MRCA; Shirley Tay, Director of Southeast Asia of Sunrider International (Malaysia)
CP Datuk Seri Haji Mazlan Lazim, Chief Police Officer Kuala Lumpur; Adam Ham, CEO of GCMA; Datuk Albert Chiang, Group Managing Director of Bonia Corporation
Today, the MRCA has an all-time record of more than 530 members who have expanded locally and internationally and are competing with international brands. With such a strong organization of leading franchise and retail store operators covering more than 30,000 outlets throughout Malaysia, these members help provide over 150,000 job opportunities to Malaysians across Malaysia. The President’s theme which ‘Enriching Members for the Future’, sets the landscape for members to grow and be rewarded under the MRCA umbrella.
Grand Entrance & Arrival of YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof, Minister of Entrepreneur Development