KUALA LUMPUR, 29 January 2020 – In a move to help foster closer economic ties between Malaysia and Singapore, HSBC Malaysia hosted the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) at HSBC’s Malaysian headquarters in Kuala Lumpur recently.
The EDB is Singapore’s government agency responsible for strategies that enhance Singapore’s position as a global centre for business, innovation, and talent. This was EDB’s inaugural visit to the headquarters in Malaysia. The highlight of the event was a corporate experience sharing session which reflected the close collaboration between the two neighbouring countries.
Moderated by Karel Doshi, Head of Corporate, HSBC Malaysia and Harish Venkatesan, Head of International Subsidiary Business, HSBC Singapore, the session featured Sharan Valiram, Executive Director of Valiram Group who shared his key learning experience and transformational journey from a textile trader to the leader of an established fashion and retail conglomerate.
This event was held in collaboration with HSBC Singapore to support Malaysian corporates their ambitions to expand businesses outside of Malaysia, with a focus on ASEAN countries, starting with Singapore.
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