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Official MAH Press Release

Congratulations Dato' Subramaniam & Thank You Mohamad Halim Merican

Dato' Subramaniam Congratulations Dato' Subramaniam & Thank You Mohamad Halim Merican

We are pleased to announce the following new appointments of the MAH Management Committee by the MAH Board in the recent MAH Board Meeting held on 21 Sept 2020 at the Swiss Garden Hotel, Bukit Bintang.

Pursuant to the vacancy for the position of President previously held by En Kamaruddin Baharin and subsequently En Halim Merican as Acting President, the Board through nomination and secret ballot had officially voted in Dato N Subramaniam as the new President of MAH for the immediate term.

At the same time, Mr Khoo Boo Lim was appointed Vice President of MAH for the vacancy of the same position previously held by Dato N Subramaniam.

We congratulate both Dato N Subramaniam and Mr Khoo Boo Lim on their appointments and the Board expresses its appreciation to En Halim Merican for serving as the Acting President. En Halim Merican shall remain as a Board Member of MAH.

About the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH)

Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) is the umbrella body for hotels in Malaysia formed in 1974 and initially established by a group of concerned and dedicated hoteliers to bring about a more dynamic hospitality industry aimed at building a workforce of highly skilled, innovative and disciplined individuals. Its long-term goal was to enhance the efficiency of the hospitality industry, thus, bringing about a more dynamic Malaysian hospitality industry. MAH, as the official national network for the hotel industry, represents more than 900 hotels throughout Malaysia supplying a total of 155,287 rooms which is about 65% of the total number of hotel rooms available as guest accommodation in this country. With 13 chapters across the nation, MAH acts as a voice of the industry, working as one body to promote, protect, represent and advance the interests of its members.


MAHTEC Sdn Bhd commenced its fiscal year in 1998 to profile MAH as a human resource development provider and to upgrade the skills and knowledge of staff-in-service in the industry. MAHTEC is the training arm of the Association specializing in developing quality human resources in the hospitality industry. Highly specialized in the areas of Hospitality Skills Training and Managerial Development Training, all programs are facilitated by experienced and qualified Trainers through workshops and practical session.