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Join us for the GBS 1.5 Talk Series #1 on “Global Business Services – Thriving and Surviving in the Era of Pandemic” on Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 at 10.00 am – 11.30 am.

This is the 1st webinar series that InvestPenang and GBS Focus Group are hosting. In partnership with PwC, this webinar will deep-dive into the opportunities & challenges of the current business environment and to find out how the pandemic outbreak has raised the importance of business resilience and affected the GBS organisations.

Through this forum, we hope that participants would be able to understand:-

  1. How the GBS industry was impacted by the on-going COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges arise, especially from the perspective of remote work and delivery in GBS activities.
  2. What are the opportunities arising from COVID-19 and the strategies taken by business leaders in preparing and sustaining their GBS operations to achieve high productivity with a remote workforce.
Time Program
10.00 am Introduction by InvestPenang
10.05 am Opening Remarks – Penang : For Technology, Industry and Business
by Dato’ Seri Lee Kah Choon, Special Investment Advisor to the Chief Minister of Penang
10.15 am Presentation on “Malaysia GBS: The Transforming Landscape from the Industry Perspective”
by Mr Kim Chin Kuang, Division Chief Financial Officer and VP of GBS Finance, Jabil &
Chairman of GBS Focus Group
10.30 am Presentation on “GBS Resilience in the New World of Work: GBS Post-COVID, A PwC Perspective”
by Ravi Kittane, Financial Services Technology Lead – PwC South East Asia Consulting
10.45 am Panel Discussion and Q&A Session
11.30 am End of event

Kindly contact Ms. Shazanah Abdul Wahab at or 04-646 8833 if you require further information about this webinar.

We look forward for your good-self and your team to join us and benefit from this forum. Feel free to invite your network to join us virtually by extending this invitation, with no physical boundary and space limitation!