26 August 2003
KUALA LUMPUR - Maggie White, Australia Tourist
Commission's general manager for the South & South East
Asia will relocate to Singapore at the end of September as
a result of the new structure in the NTO's Asia
The restructuring will see Singapore taking over as the
regional office for South and South East Asia. White, who
came from Sydney to head the KL-based regional office when
it was set up three years ago, will maintain her same
position in Singapore.
White said the relocation of the regional office to
Singapore did not mean the ATC was placing less importance
to Malaysia as it is key market for Australia.
"The restructuring is an internal function, which will
see ATC moving away from running operations by country and
instead focus on consumer marketing, partnership
development and servicing, business tourism and corporate
The Kuala Lumpur office will continue its operations
with a staff of four, with regional responsibility for
training and trade events.