Datuk Seri Redzuan Yusof Graced the Momentous PUMM 25th Installation Night, Cementing the Entrepreneurial Development Agenda

Published by Areef Aiman @ 22/11/2018

Celebrating 25th Anniversary, Malaysia Entrepreneurs’ Development Association (Persatuan Usahawan Maju Malaysia - PUMM) successfully organized for its President and Central Committee Installation Night at the Putrajaya International Convention Center (PICC) on 21st November 2018.

YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof, Minister of Entrepreneur Development (MED)

The historical night was officiated by YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof, Minister of Entrepreneur Development and attracted over 1,000 prominent attendees, especially SMEs and entrepreneurs from various industries such as Property Development, Retail and F&B, Oil & Gas, Electronics, Information Communications Technologies and many more.

Central Commitees and State Liaison Committees of PUMM for 2018-2020

Complimented with a series of performances with a futuristic twist, in line with the theme ‘A Sterling Future’, the inauguration night witnessed the swearing in of the new Exco and Central Committee Members, as well as the appointment of 7 State Liaison Committee and Chairman for Penang, Perak, Selangor, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang and Sabah. The newly elected Exco and Central Committee Members will be spearheading the association for the 2018-2020 term and promises the expansion of the entrepreneur industry for the upcoming years especially in digitalization.

According to the newly minted President, Dato’ See Kok Seng, PUMM aims to “Embrace IR4.0, with the objective to recapture Malaysia’s Economic Tiger status, the new Central Committee will also reveal future trajectory for the association, contributing towards higher adoption of talent development and reaching out to the international markets technologies, particularly among small-medium enterprises in the digital economy.”

Handover Ceremony from Dato’ Tony Looi (far left) Immediate Past President of PUMM to Dato’ See Kok Seng (far right), the National President of PUMM for 2018-2020, witnessed by YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof, Minister of Entepreneur Development (MED) and YBhg Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew, Founder of PUMM

Among the highlights of the PUMM Installation Night this evening, the Minister of Entrepreneur Development also launched the inaugural publication of PUMM entitled “The Entrepreneur”, which aims to inspire, inform, share and entertain its readers, which comprise the business community, academia and students. The Minister also witnessed the raising of RM 500,000 from 50 Brands and Entrepreneurs nationwide for the Tabung Harapan Malaysia campaign, developing a directory known as “Branding Entrepreneurs for Malaysia”.

Launching of “The Malaysia Entrepreneur” Magazine. (From left to right) Mr. Sylvester Fan, Co- Chairperson of PUMM Installation Night 2018-2020, YBhg Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew, Founder of PUMM, YB Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof, Minister of Entepreneur Development (MED), Dato’ See Kok Seng, National President of the PUMM 2018-2020, Dato’ Bruce Lim, Co-Chairperson of PUMM Installation Night 2018-2020, Dato’ Tony Looi, Immediate Past President of PUMM (2016-2018)

“Branding Entrepreneurs For Malaysia” for Project Tabung Harapan Malaysia