18:00 - 20:00 MYT


We are pleased to announce the formation of a Malaysia chapter of APACD and to invite you to our inaugural event on Tuesday, February 10th

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 10th from 6.00 - 8.00 pm

Location: Level 41, Conference Hall, Tower 1, PETRONAS Twin Towers (Kuala Lumpur, City Centre, 50022 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Topic: Responsible PR in challenging economy - The Malaysia context

Guest Speaker: Liz Kamaruddin, Senior General Manager, Group Strategic Communications, PETRONAS

We are looking forward to welcoming our guest speaker Liz Kamaruddin from PETRONAS to debate the topic "Responsible PR in challenging economy - The Malaysian context". We will debate how communicators and PR professionals can remain relevant and employ their expertise especially in an economic downturn, and how we can position our profession as an important asset of the company.

Further, the meeting will be your opportunity to discuss pressing and relevant topics in corporate communications, network and access senior executives, and share your ideas about the next steps of the Malaysian country network.

About our speaker:

Liz Kanaruddin is the senior general manager of Group Strategic Communications for PETRONAS - Malaysia's fully integrated oil and gas multinational ranked amongst the largest corporations on FORTUNE Global 500.

Kamaruddin is responsible for the company's overall communication strategy, corporate branding and reputation management. She has vast experience in various practices including corporate and government relations, corporate social responsibility, media relations, internal communications and branding.

A communications veteran with over 20 years’ experience, she has served in various industries, including finance, aviation, telecommunications and hospitality.

Prior to joining PETRONAS, Liz was the Country Head of Corporate Affairs at Malaysia's oldest bank Standard Chartered. Throughout her career, Liz also managed to garner numerous accolades for the organizations she represented such as the Asia Responsibility Entrepreneurship Award, CSR Awards, Markies Awards, PR Awards and Best Events Awards. She also champions diversity and inclusion and work life balance initiatives.


Further details will follow soon, but for now, we would like to ask you to mark the date in your calendar and to confirm your participation below. Please already note, that it is advised to arrive earlier to the venue due to strict security registration to enter the venue and to have your ID or passport with you. We will of course provide you with all details in advance.

Please note, that attendance is free-of-charge, compliments to PETRONAS Chemicals Group, BASF and Sapura. You are  most welcome to extend this invitation to your network.