New CEO/President of Malaysian utility giant TNB confirmed for Transmission & Distribution / Smart Grids Asia 2012

Discussion Topics to Include Key Developments in Transmission and Distribution within Malaysia

The new CEO of Malaysia’s largest utility provider has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for this year’s Transmission & Distribution/ Smart Grids Asia to be held in Kuala Lumpur in September.

Dato Azman Mohd, the newly instated CEO and President of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Malaysia, will deliver his first keynote address at this year’s event.

The conference, which brings together Asian utilities, regulators and ministries as well as service providers to discuss the latest transmission, distribution and smart grid developments in the region, will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 18-19 September. This will be the 7th edition of the conference.

“As one of the region’s pre-eminent utility events, we are proud to welcome Dato Azman Mohd, the new CEO of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), the host utility for this year’s event,” said Marcus Magee, Programme Manager for Transmission and Distribution  / Smart Grids Asia 2012, part of the Clarion Events’ stable of conferences and exhibitions.

Dato Azman Mohd will be speaking on the subject of ‘Key developments in transmission and distribution within Malaysia’. “Within Asia, Malaysia is starting to take the lead in Smart Grid investments and developments and we look forward to hearing TNB’s CEO and President share their experiences as a market leader,” said Mr. Magee.

Other highlights from the Programme include:

  • Titiporn Sangpetch, Acting Head of Technical Section, EGAT, Thailand
  • Shin Dong-Hwi, Senior Manager, Smart Grid Office, Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO),  South Korea
  • Val V Nicolas, Team Leader, SCADA Planning & Design, Meralco, The Philippines
  • Bob Saril, Manager, Distribution, PT PLN, Indonesia
  • Hery Santoso, Manager, Distribution, PT PLN, Indonesia

Transmission & Distribution / Smart Grids Asia 2012 is Asia’s most dedicated T&D/Smart Grids event, featuring 30+ speakers covering the latest industry developments and new technologies, as well as providing unrivalled networking opportunities with 250+ industry stakeholders.

Featuring a comprehensive, 2-track highly interactive programme covering the breadth and depth of the T&D value chain, then event is response to the region’s USD500m smart grid investment plans, with a key feature being international utilities sharing their progress with T&D upgrades and smart grid road maps.

In addition, there’s a sizeable scale exhibition with 20+ booths for attendees to review and make justified decisions on the latest technologies and solutions.

Event dates and location -
Conference:                18-19 September
Location:                     Shangri-La, Kuala Lumpur

Event website:

For more information, interviews and media accreditation -

Marketing Communications: Marj Cuijpers, Clarion Events Pte Ltd
Tel:      +65 6590 3970 / Fax: +65 6223 9196

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