KUALA LUMPUR, 10 December 2012 – Ong Ai Lin, PwC Malaysia Senior Executive Director, has been awarded the inaugural ‘Outstanding Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)’ award for her contribution to the field of Business Continuity Management (BCM) in Malaysia.
The award was presented by Alan Berman, President of Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International at the recent DRI KL2012 conference in Putrajaya Marriott Hotel.
Themed “Effective Risk Management & Business Continuity Management: Keys to Success”, the conference was organised by DRI Malaysia and the Malaysian Association of Risk and Insurance Management (MARIM).
“This is a great initiative by DRI to promote and encourage greater professionalism among BCM practitioners in Malaysia,” said Ai Lin, when receiving this award. “We are proud to have worked with a diverse group of clients on BCM to ensure their business continuity in an increasingly unpredictable business environment,” she added.
The award recognises BCM achievements, professional excellence and contributions to the industry and the community. Ai Lin leads the Business Continuity Management (BCM) practice in PwC Malaysia and has supported many major organisations and growing companies in implementing BCM.
“Ai Lin has demonstrated the highest level of professionalism in her efforts to make her clients more prepared. Her knowledge and dedication epitomises the ideals of Certified Business Continuity Professionals (CBCPs) around the world. Thank you for all you have done for your country, PwC and Business Continuity Professionals,” said Alan Berman, President of DRI International on the award presentation.
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DRI International, founded in 1988 in New York, U.S.A, is the oldest and largest Business Continuity Management (BCM) education & certification organisation and has attained global recognition. It is the only business continuity certification recognised by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and has certified individuals in over 100 countries.
DRI Malaysia (www.dri-malaysia.org) was established in 2006 to promote and complement DRI International's professional copyrighted BCM educational and certification programmes within the region. DRI Malaysia conducts various BCM related training programmes and conferences with the support and guidance of DRI International.