Boutique Malaysian PR firm Ming, KH & Associates today announced it has hired KM Cheong as group account director.
Cheong has more than 20 years' client servicing experience, working with several multinational companies.
He joins Ming-KH from United Technologies, where he was enterprise accounts director working with the group’s leading brands including Otis, Carrier, Kidde and Lenel.
Before that, Cheong worked managing operations at Sigma Elevators and printing press manufacturer Heidelburg.
An electronics and electrical engineer by training, Cheong’s industrial experience and commercial expertise will be beneficial to Ming-KH’s clients, said firm principal KH Lim.
"KM’s background and training put him in good stead as we counsel senior clients on a wide range of issues across industries," Lim said.
"KM is also well-grounded in client servicing having handled clients across various industries during his tenure with UTC and Heidelberg."
Cheong said: "I firmly believe my technical and industry insights will lend a fresh perspective and add value to clients’ businesses. I am excited about spreading my entrepreneurial wings and look forward to an exhilarating ride."