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Preparing Women for Leadership and Board Positions
NEWSLETTER
20 August 2018
81% of delegates rated Good to Excellent on our recent conference
We are thankful to our proud partners
for making this event possible and for continuing to champion diversity and inclusion in the workplace

 
thankyou
Group photo taken on 9th August. 
Two events' photos can be viewed and downloaded HERE.

BOARD OPPORTUNITIES

We are seeking interested candidates for multiple Board of Director opportunities. If you would like to nominate yourself for the role, click the button below.  Note that priority is given to LeadWomen’s members. 
Register Your Interest
Code No. LCTHB - 0818

Company Industry: Chemical
Industry Expertise: Banking/FS, or Public Sector
Functional Expertise: Finance and others
Current/Last Held Position: Entrepreneur
Age: No Preference
Board Experience:  Yes
Other Criteria:  Not in competing industry
International Exposure:  Local or Global
Closing Date:  30th September, 2018 or when the right candidate is found
Code No. MSMMHB - 0818   

Company Industry: Sugar Refinery
Industry Expertise: Manufacturing
Functional Expertise: Risk Management, Sales & Mktg, Strategy, International Trading
Current/Last Held Position: C-Level
Age: No preference
Board Experience:  Yes
Other Criteria:  Retired
International Exposure:  Regional or Global
Closing Date:  30th September
Code No. BAB - 0818

Company Industry: Automotive
Industry Expertise: Banking/FS, Engineering, Manufacturing or Public Sector
Functional Expertise: Audit, HR, Legal, Operations, Risk Mgt, Sales & Mktg,  or Strategy
Current/Last Held Position: C-Level
Age: 51 to 65
Board Experience:  Yes
Other Criteria:  No in competing industry
International Exposure:  Regional or Global
Closing Date:  30th September, 2018
Code No. AMB - 0818

Company Industry: Local Infrastructure and Investment Co.
Industry Expertise: Banking/FS, Technology or Public Sector
Functional Expertise: Audit, HR, Legal, Operations, Risk Mgt, Sales & Mktg,  or Strategy
Current/Last Held Position: Entrepreneur
Age: 51 to 65
Board Experience:  Yes
Other Criteria:  No in competing industry
International Exposure:  Regional
Closing Date:  When the right candidate is found
Code No. HLFG - 0618

Company Industry: Regional Bank
Industry Expertise: Banking/FS, Local public-listed/capital market
Functional Expertise: Business Strategy, IT Technology & Innovation
Current/Last Held Position: CEO/CFO
Age: Early 60s and below
Board Experience:  Yes
Other Criteria:  N/A
International Exposure:  N/A
Closing Date:  When the right candidate is found


BOARD APPOINTMENTS 2018

These are recent appointments to Board positions. Congratulations to the following women. If you are aware of recent appointments, feel free to update our team by dropping us an email.
 
Sharifah Sofia
Sharifah Sofia Binti Syed Mokhtar Shah
 
Sharifah Sofia was appointed to the Board of Directors of MMC CORPORATION BERHAD (28/5/18), POS MALAYSIA (13/4/18), GAS MALAYSIA (11/6/18) and MALAKOFF CORPORATION BERHAD (23/5/18).

 
Fatimah Merican
Fatimah Merican
 
Fatimah Merican was appointed to the board of directors of PARAMOUNT CORPORATION BERHAD effective 02 July, 2018.
Tengku Azian
Tengku Nurul Azian Tengku Shahriman
 
Tengku Nurul Azian was appointed to the board of directors of DUTCH LADY MILK INDUSTRIES BERHAD effective 25 June, 2018.  
Vijayam
Vijayam Nadarajah 
 
Vijayam Nadarajah was appointed to the board of directors of NOVIA SCOTIA BANK effective 28 June, 2018.
Rowina
Rowina Ghazali Seth
 
Rowina Ghazali was appointed to the board of directors of UEM EDGENTA effective 01 August, 2018.
Zaimah
Datin Zaimah Zakaria
 
Datin Zaimah Zakaria was appointed to the board of directors of BANK SIMPANAN NASIONAL effective 26 March, 2018 and AXA AFFIN GENERAL INDUSRANCE effective 2 January, 2018
marzida
Marzidah binti Mohd Noor
 
Marzidah binti Mohd Noor was appointed to the board of directors of ALLIANZ MALAYSIA BERHAD effective 30 May, 2018.
Esther
Dato Esther Tan
 
Dato Esther Tan was appointed to the board of directors of MINDA GLOBAL effective 9 January, 2018.
nirmala
Dato Dr Nirmala Menon
 
Dato Dr Nirmala Menon was appointed to the board of directors of NESTLE MALAYSIA BERHAD effective 27 April, 2018.

FEATURE STORY

Lily

SPOTLIGHT ON...


Datin Lily Lokman

As women, we carry a lot on our plate, balancing both our private and professional lives. Reading Datin Lily’s story below, one can’t help but wonder how she manages to do and achieve so much, effortlessly and with clear purpose. Here is her story in her own words.

Read More

UPCOMING PROGRAMMES    

GLOBAL WOMEN ON BOARDS (WOB)
29 Oct - 2nd Nov | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The 2nd Module of Global WOB is accepting applications from women who aspire for international boards.  Limited seats available to join Module 2 only.

This unique programme combines experiential workshops, topical discussions and exposure to decision makers and influencers with global mentoring. View the programme details and register
HERE.
FINANCIAL REPORTING MASTERCLASS
25 October, 2018 | TBC, Kuala Lumpur

Sign up for this workshop if you are looking to develop, strengthen or update the essential financial skills that are required for your role. You will learn the art of interpreting financial statements and know how to pose 'hard ball' and 'pulse point' questions on contentious financial issues. 

To learn more about this programme, contact training@lead-women.com

 
ICAEW WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP (WIL)
6th September | Connexion @Bangsar South KL

Thirty-two high potential women leaders will graduate on 6th September after a 6-month leadership development journey with their facilitators, coaches and mentors.

Heartiest congratulations  to this Cohort and we wish you every success in the future.

UPCOMING EVENTS - MARK YOUR CALENDAR

SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER
WOMEN POWER LUNCH
13th September
12:30 - 2:30 pm
Monte's @ BSC KL
WOMEN POWER NETWORK
17th October
9:30 - 11:30 am
Host: MAXIS
NOVEMBER
XMAS SOIREE
29th November (TBC)
7:00 - 10:00 pm
Host: BMW


For more info on the above upcoming networking events, contact us at info@lead-women.com

PAST EVENTS/PROGRAMMES

Women Power Network
28th June, 2018 | iFlix Venue

 
Faizah Mohamed Amin, Director of UMW, discussed the opportunities and challenges faced by women in technology and entrepreneurship.  LW and iFlix members attended the event.
Group Board Coaching
4th July, 2018 | Servecorp Office

Guest speaker, Cheryl Khor, Risk Advisor of Deloitte, discussed and shared tips on risk management in the boardroom with our members.
power lunch
Power Lunch
24th July, 2018 | Monte Restaurant

Recently appointed to the Board of Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad, Tengku Azian was invited to share how to rise to the challenge in challenging times.
ICAEW Women In Leadership (WIL) Programme
14 August 2018 | Connection @Bangsar South KL

The 5th Cohort of the iCAEW WIL have just completed the final group coaching session, facilitated by Nancy Sim & Fatimah Merican from our coaching team. 
COACHING SERVICES
often used as a tool to support the development of individuals.  A coaching arrangement addresses a specific area of focus identified by the individual and or organization.  The coach then works together with the individual to help and support the achievement of the objective.

CONTACT US  if you would like to discuss individual or group  coaching for your team, department or organization.

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

ARTICLE | GENDER DIVERSITY, BOARD

Women on Boards in Malaysia - by Mohammad Amin and Mei Ling Tan, The World Bank Group Research Hub in Malaysia

The results of the firm-level data for 806 public-listed companies in Malaysia show that while almost two-thirds of the firms have a female board member, only 13-14 percent of all board positions in the country are filled by females.  Download Article.

 

MEMBER RESOURCES

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Global Leadership Forecast 2018
 
This report summarizes dozens of practical, evidence-based recommendations for critical business issues - from digital transformation to gender & generational diversity to the roles of purpose and culture in building an effective, sustainable leadership strategy for a digital age.
 
Source: DDI, The Conference Board and EY
 

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