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28-03-2008, 02:03 AM
This will be an interesting talk for ReComers. Strongly encourage to attend.

Every fortnight, Young Corporate Malaysians (YCM) organize talks with the movers and shakers of the Malaysian corporate world, inviting them to speak on various issues.

For the CEO Series No.6 we are proud to invite and inform you that we will be hosting Mr Ruben Gnanalingam, the Executive Director of Westport Malaysia. He is the son and apparent heir to Tan Sri Datuk G.Gnanalingam, the Chairman of Westport Malaysia.

Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: Rumah UKEC
Street: 67, Jalan U-Thant, Ampang.
(Along Jalan Tun Razak, turn left after US Embassy. Go straight all the way till see a signboard for Palestin Consulate. Turn right and it is next to Palestin Consulate.)

Despite his young age, Ruben is one of the brightest young stars in the corporate malaysia scene. Westport Malaysia is one of the biggest port operators in Malaysia, recorded an impressive 26% growth to handle 3.7 million TEUs (Twenty- foot equivalent units) of container cargo last year compared with the previous year's total of 2.9 million TEUs.

Ruben Emir Gnanalingam is currently the Executive Director of Westports Malaysia. His previous responsibilities in Westports includes extensive stints in the Corporate Planning, Operations and IT divisions. He is currently responsible for Marketing, IT and Procurement.

He graduated with a BSc(Hons) Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science. Ruben also has a diploma in Port Management from Cambridge Board and has attended several business and Management courses at the Harvard Business School.

Prior to this, Ruben founded Makmal Jaya Sdn Bhd, an MSC status incubator to invest and nurture Malaysia high-tech start ups.

Outside his professional engagements, Ruben is also involved with many business and industry related groups, such as TiE Malaysia Chapter, Harvard Business School Alumni Club Malaysia, Entrepreneurs? Organization and the Corporate Malaysia Roundtable.