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Join us at the Frost & Sullivan Growth, Innovation & Leadership Congress 2008 on Oct 15-16

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (October 08, 2008) /China Newswire/ — Frost & Sullivan will be hosting the Growth, Innovation and Leadership Congress 2008 from 15-16 October in Kuala Lumpur.

Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation, Malaysia, Yang Berhormat Datuk Maximus Johnity Ongkili will deliver a keynote address at the Congress, the first to be held in Asia.

Mr. David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan said that the CEO's key responsibility is to drive growth.

He added that CEOs, as the visionary and growth leader in their respective organization must have a comprehensive view of their industry and markets, global competition, emerging or potentially disruptive technology, economic shifts, customer views, and best practices that  can be leveraged to grow their organization.

"Frost & Sullivan aims to support CEOs of various organizations achieve their vision by addressing all aspects influencing an organization's growth," he added.

Mr. Manoj Menon, Partner & Asia Pacific Managing Director said that the congress aims to deliver fresh, innovative, and practical solutions to help Asian companies stay ahead of the competition amid a challenging global economy.

The Congress will provide a forum for delegates to brainstorm, network and structure strategic partnerships to achieve their growth goals, while keeping a keen eye on the economy. It will deliver thought leadership, real world case studies, best practices, and key strategies that companies can employ.

He added that the "Eye on the Economy" session will specifically cover critical factors affecting today's economic outlook and discuss the "need to know" in keeping organizations on a steady and faster-than-market growth rate.

There will be interactive sessions discussing and examining global market opportunities and insights in various industry tracks such as aerospace & defense, transportation & logistics, energy & environment, healthcare & life sciences and information & communications technology.

Some of the thought-leaders and panelists for the 2-day congress include:

1. Mr. Ajit Venkatraman, Chief Executive Officer, Tata Motors (Thailand), Thailand
2. Professor Debashis Chatterjee Dean, Centre for Leadership, SP Jain Centre of Management, Singapore, and Visiting Fulbright Professor, Harvard University, USA
3. Mr. David Tudehope, Chief Executive Officer, Macquarie Telecom, Australia
4. Dato' Badlisham Ghazali, Chief Executive Officer, Multimedia Development Corporation, Malaysia
5. Mr. Chris Kang, President, Asia Operations, Cisco Systems, Hong Kong

MSC Malaysia is the strategic partner for the congress, CA is the breakfast briefing partner, T-Systems is the gold partner, Citrix is the business track partner. MNC is the official technology partner and Toshiba is the supporting partner while the corporate collateral partner is BizIT - MiniTab 15.

CNBC Asia is the official broadcast partner of the Congress, Wall Street Journal Asia, the official newspaper and Business Week is the official business magazine.

Other media partners include Asia Food Journal, Biospectrum, Pharma Asia, Control Engineering Asia, Electronics Manufacturing Asia, Logistics Insights Asia, Business Today, ChinaTechNews, China CSR, China News Wire, CIO Asia, Computerworld Malaysia, Harborscope, Asian Channels and Asian e-marketing.

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  • Neethiya Sadagopal
    Corporate Communications – Asia Pacific
    Phone: +65.6890.0966
    Email: [email protected]

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