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New Chair of ICCA Asia Pacific Chapter 2020-2022

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Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB)-CEO  Ashwin  Gunasekeran has  been  elected  as  the  new  Chairman for the ICCA Asia Pacific Chapter Executive Committee (EXCO) for the term 2020 –2022.

Photo: PCEB

Elected. He takes over the outgoing Chairman, Jason Yeh (Founder and CEO of GIS Group). The committee was elected through an electoral process that was carried out from 6 –31 March 2020. Joining Ashwin in  the  EXCO are Deputy  Chairs – Keiko  Nishimoto (Research Fellow,   Kyoto   University   Graduate   School   of   Management   Japan) and Eric Abramson (International   Project Director,  Guangzhou Yuexiu International Congress Centre China – P.R.)

Before his time with PCEB, Ashwin has been involved with ICCA for many years.He is also currently heading the ICCA Malaysia Committee.  "I would like to sincerely thank you for honouring and electing me and my executive committee to lead the ICCA Asia Pacific Chapter Committee 2020 –2022. We are certain  that  together  with you,  we  will  continue  to  grow  stronger  and  champion  the business events fraternity of Asia Pacific,” he said in his victory message. “The  ICCA  family  is  here  for  you,  and  we  welcome  your  creative  ideas  on  all possible related matters for the region,” he added.

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