Individuals, who have by achievement and contributions to society, become brands were honoured at The BrandLaureate Brand ICON Leadership Awards held in Malaysia. This is a prestigious high-level event and amongst the guest at the Sunway Resorts Hotel and Spa on 3rd October were the Chief Minister of Sarawak YAB Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud, Y.A.M Tunku Dato’ Seri Utama Naquiyuddin Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja‘afar, YABhg Tun Ahmad Sarji bin Abdul Hamid, Chairman of Permodalan Nasional Berhad, YABhg Tun Dr. Lim Keng Yaik, former Minister and former President of Gerakan and now the Chancellor of Wawasan Open University and YABhg Tun Dato’ Seri Zaki Tun Azmi, retired Chief Justice of Malaysia.
The event is organised by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation (APBF) and it honours the achievements and contributions of successful individuals who have achieved remarkable success.
The Chief Minister of Sarawak YAB Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud was conferred with The BrandLaureate Legendary Brand ICON Leadership Award 2012. This is given to those who have had a profound impact on the nation and society and his contribution to the development and modernisation of the State and his visionary foresight and passion were rewarded.
Other awards presented on 3rd October by APBF are as follows: