New Deputy Director of Facilities Strengthens the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre's Safety and Health, Maintenance and Sustainability Capabilities

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 November 2017 ­– The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) is proud to announce the appointment of Yugatheeswaran Arjunan as its Deputy Director of Facilities. Arjunan brings with him close to 20 years’ of engineering experience in the hospitality industry, especially in safety and health, maintenance and sustainability.

Welcoming Arjunan, the Centre’s General Manager, Alan Pryor, shared, “We are delighted to be adding Yugatheeswaran to our family. The facilities team will benefit from his extensive experience in safety and health, maintenance and sustainability. These are key focus areas which provide the strong foundation for us to better cater to our clients’ evolving event requirements and remain Malaysia’s premier facility.”

As Deputy Director of Facilities, he will assist the Director of Facilities with division activities and will be responsible for managing the operations of the Asset Management Department. This includes facilities maintenance and management, as well as ensuring the implementation and improvement of the Food, Quality, Environment, Safety & Health (FOQESH) Management System and Business Continuity Management System (BCMS).

Prior to joining the Centre, Arjunan was Director of Engineering at Hyatt Regency Kuantan, where he was responsible for managing a team involved in the daily operations and making sure planned preventive maintenance schedules were successfully implemented. Most recently, he was overseeing the design of the hotel’s engineering systems, as it is undergoing major renovations.

Holding an Engineering Degree in Electrical and Electronics from Brampton International University, Arjunan is also a Certified Energy Manager by Greentech Technology Malaysia and has a Certificate in Safety & Health from NIOSH and a Foundation in Engineering (Electrical & Electronics) from Matrix Qualification Centre.

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