Sunday 14 Jul 2024
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KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 2): JT International Bhd (JTI Malaysia), which owns Mevius, Winston and LD brand of cigarettes, has appointed Juliana Mohd Yahaya as its managing director (MD) effective Oct 1.

In a statement, JTI Malaysia said Juliana will replace Khoo Bee Leng, who is retiring after 30 years with the tobacco company.

“She brings a wealth of experience to the role, having assumed various leadership positions at Japan Tobacco International’s (JTI) global centre as well as in markets,” said JTI Malaysia.

Juliana joined JTI Malaysia in 2000 and has held various roles within the marketing and sales functions. She has also worked at JTI’s headquarters in Geneva as well as leadership roles across Asia and Europe.

Additionally, she has been leading the Belgium and Luxembourg markets since 2020 prior to her appointment.

“JTI Malaysia would also like to take this opportunity to thank Khoo Bee Leng for her dedicated service and leadership, and we wish her a happy retirement.” Khoo had assumed the role of MD on Jan 1, 2021.

 

Edited BySurin Murugiah
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