Malaysia MDRT Day 2012
Erasing Boundaries in Insurance Agency at
Malaysian life insurance and financial advisors, currently rank number nine out of 81 member countries from around the world, with 935 MDRT members. Among them are 52 Court of the Table (COT) members and nine Top of the Table (TOT) members. USA still constitutes the largest MDRT members followed by South Korea, Japan, India, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China and Canada. With the rising number of MDRT agents worldwide, Malaysia is expected to produce more local MDRT agents to support the national agenda to build a dynamic financial sector in Malaysia to be on par with other developed countries.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Malaysia MDRT Day 2012 organised by MDRT Membership Communications Committee Malaysia (MDRT MCC) and The Malaysian Insurance Institute, on 1 September 2012 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, En Manmohan, Zone Chairman, South East Asia, Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT) Membership Communications Committee, also added, “MDRT has created various channels of improvement for the life agency force and financial advisors nationwide such as Mentoring Programme, a development supporting programme for agents who would like to obtain MDRT recognition, MDRT Network Channel for MDRT members all over the world to communicate and share information and knowledge to catapult their level of productions. Therefore, insurance companies in Malaysia are advised to work together with MDRT MCC Malaysia to increase the MDRT pools within their organisations to better enhance professionalism for each of the company agency force.”
Malaysia MDRT Day 2012 with the theme “Erasing Boundaries” is an annual life agency event. This year 18 Top MDRT, COT and TOT speakers shared their success stories. This one-day convention attracted a total of 1800 participants from 12 insurance companies. Its aim was to inspire the insurance and financial advisors to face the challenges in order to succeed in the business.
12 participating companies presented by the company’s flags at the event
From left: Pn Khadijah Abdullah, Dr. Radhakrishna (RK) Shetty, MDRT Ambassador & Organising Chairman of the 2013 MDRT Experience, Hydrabad, India, Ms Jenny Yeoh MDRT Country Chair - Malaysia and En Manmohan Abdullah, Zone Chairman, South East Asia, Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT)
Forum session moderated by Dr Jeffrey Chiew (far left) and participated by Pn Laila Johari (standing), Ms May Lee (sitting, second from left) and Mr V. Mahalingam
Participants listening attentively to the forum session
En Manmohan Abdullah welcoming the participants of the convention