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27 July 2019

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The Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) announced the appointment of Tan Sri Datuk Amar Wilson Baya Dandot as its Executive Director.

BCCK Chairman, Datuk Hajjah Raziah binti Mahmud-Geneid, said “We are delighted to welcome Tan Sri Datuk Amar Wilson as our Executive Director, and we look forward to the ideas and innovations he will bring to the table, with his knowledge and experiences in the business industry.”

As Executive Director, Tan Sri Datuk Amar Wilson will have a leading role in overseeing strategic planning for the organisation and contributing to administration and programme decisions, in line with achieving BCCK’s goals and missions.

Tan Sri Datuk Amar Wilson has been a director on the Board of Directors for 11 years and is currently Chairman of the Sarawak Biodiversity Council, while also holding positions in multiple boards and organisations.

“I strongly believe that BCCK has the potential to position itself as a leading second-tiered city conference and event venue not just in Malaysia, but in Asia. I look forward to working closely with the Board of Directors, CEO and staff of BCCK in strategizing and executing our plans towards achieving that potential and making it a reality in the near future”, said Tan Sri Datuk Amar Wilson.

Tan Sri Datuk Amar Wilson brings with him an extensive background of experience in economics and business affairs, strategic development as well as project planning, implementation and monitoring.

Among Tan Sri Datuk Amar Wilson’s achievements were his position as the State Secretary of Sarawak, Deputy State Secretary of Sarawak in the Planning and Development, Human Resource and later in Administration, Security & Protocol.

Currently a member of the Sarawak Research and Development Council, he was also the Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Corridor Development Authority tasked with overseeing Sarawak’s Corridor of Renewable Energy (RECODA/SCORE).