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Mohd Said Bani C.M. Din | Managing Director

Bani is the founder and owner of bzBee and has been providing consultancy services in Strategic Communications, Events Management, Marketing & Branding as well as Commercial and legal matters.

He graduated with an LL.B. (Honours) from University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and continued to pursue his professional course at Oxford. He is one of the few government scholars, at the time who had the opportunity to continue working in England for almost three years upon completing his professional course.

Bani’s professional experience is wide-ranging and includes the diplomatic service, commercial advisory and cross-border negotiations, strategic communications, entertainment and broadcast advisory services, as well as events and artiste management.

His years of experience in media and communications industry led to Bani setting-up bzBee Consult in 2010 with a clear vision of providing a full-service Marketing & Communications consultancy. Since then bzBee has expanded its wings into various other related areas including products and merchandising.

Some of his achievements include:-

  • Being part of the management team which set-up the second private television station in Malaysia – MetroVision.
  • Key member in planning, implementing and managing the Corporate Hospitality Village for SUKOM ‘98.
  • Organised networking sessions during MIPTV Media Markets in 2005 and 2006 in Cannes, France for companies in the Asia Pacific region.
  • Negotiated various licensing rights and related activities including Backstreet Boys Tour 2001, Siti Nurhaliza Concert in Makassar & Jakarta 2004 and TV deals in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Worked with Astro in organising the Siti Nurhaliza Fantasia Tour nationwide in 2005.
  • Launch of various Economic Corridors including the Northern Corridor in 2 out of 4 States (Perlis, Kedah, Penang & Perak).
  • Various lectures and talks to University Students on Communications, Strategic Communications and Events.
  • Collaboration with Indonesian partner in promoting Indonesian fashion and managing fashion shows in Amsterdam and China.
  • Worked on various Government and Private Sector accounts in relation to branding, Strategic Communications and Events.
  • In pursuance of his passion for heritage, Bani went on to set up Batique Sdn Bhd, a fashion and product boutique which aims at producing contemporary Batik through fashion and various products. His vision is to strengthen Malaysia’s mark on the world map as the hub for batik fashion and style, offering quality batik products at affordable pricing.

our team

Rohani Hamzah

Director | Media Monitoring, Recruitment & Corporate Services

Rohani graduated with a Bachelor and Masters in Law degrees from University of Malaya. She also holds a diploma in Public Administration from UiTM. She has more than 15 years of experience in the Legal and Human Resources arena. Rohani’s experience includes formulation and implementation of Human Resource Policies and Procedures, including Manpower Planning & Job Analysis, Recruitment & Selection, Compensation Planning & Administration, Grievance Handling, Discipline & Industrial Relations, Performance Appraisal & Promotion, Training & Development

Shaheen Mohamed Zaffar

Director | Corporate Services

A graduate from University Science Malaysia with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications, Shaheen has worked in three 5-star international hotels in Kuala Lumpur. She has more than 6 years experience in marketing communications, public relations and event management.

Trina Thomas

Director | Clients & Projects Management

Trina Thomas obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from the University Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Prior to joining bzBee Consult, Trina helmed the position of the Account Director in Hill & Knowlton, a leading multinational PR Company supervising corporate and financial practices amongst other responsibilities. One of her many list of achievements was the development of the corporate and financial practice for Weber Shandwick in Malaysia besides managing highly confidential issues for Scomi, Bausch & Lomb, Cisco Malaysia, Samling amongst others. Trina has more than 17 years of experience in the journalism and PR industry.

Michael Ong

Associate Director | Communications & Media

With two decades of working experience in public relations, advertising, media publications, sales and marketing, Michael is well-versed in the needs of the clients and deliverance of results. His strong business acumen and knowledge of total quality management complement his competitiveness edge in the company’s expansion and development processes. Michael specialises in strategic communications, media relations and issues and crisis.

Hasnita Jalaludin

Director | Events & Creative Development

Hasnita carries a track record of 20 years in the advertising & multimedia industry. Her experienced includes IT, Marketing Consultancy, Marketing & Advertising Campaign, Customer Database Creation and Management, Creative Design (mainstream, multimedia &web design) and Event Management.

Hasnita started her career in Malaysia Airlines, in IT & Marketing Departments for almost 10 years. She handled special project on Customer Relationship Management (CRM), helping to set up the Frequent Travellers Programmes – The Esteemed Travellers Programme, Passages and Malaysia Airlines Enrich.

She later joined Relationship Marketing International in 1996, an agency specialising in CRM. Malaysia Airlines Enrich programme was her brain-child project. She has worked with clients across various industries, including FMGS, Retail, Transportation and Finance.

Molina Musa

Senior Advisor | Marketing Strategies, Branding, Advertising & Media Services

Molina holds an M.A in Media Studies, New School University, New York and a Degree in Advertising, Marketing, and Mass Communication from CDT London and UITM respectively. She has spent nearly three decades honing management, planning and communications skills as a practitioner in the media scene. An exponent executive in Advertising, Branding, Public Relations, broadcasting & marketing, Molina has developed effective strategic marketing and communications plans for a wide range of clientele-companies and non-profit organizations. She is also skilled at discerning market trends and creating effective action plans to capitalize on emerging opportunities. Molina has the ability to synthesize disparate bits of information and develop coherent solutions.

She has created successful campaigns for complex organizations in every significant marketing communications medium: print, broadcast, database, event, outdoor, and Internet-based media.

Haniza Abd Aziz

Director | Clients & Projects Management

Haniza graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Majoring in Political Science, Minoring in International Relations from Memphis State University, USA. Upon graduating, she worked as a journalist with a local English newspaper for 3 years. She now has 18 years of experience in Public Relations in various companies from construction to telecommunications. Her last post was as the Vice President & Head Group Corporate Communications in the finance industry.

Siti Mazlina Abdul Malek

Manager | Clients & Projects Management

Mazlina graduated with a Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) from Universiti of Tenaga Nasional. Upon graduating, she had a short stint in the IT world but eventually ventured into media marketing with a local television station and moved on to an event management company. Having grown with the company, she then moved on to freelancing where her work included public relations, event management and also marketing.

Tengku Anna Fira Binti Tengku Muzani

Senior Manager | Clients & Projects Management

Tengku Anna obtained her Higher National Diploma in Hospitality Institutional Management from Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies. Prior to joining bzBee consultant, she was the Head of Marketing Communications of Eastin Hotel Petaling Jaya handling the PR and Communications aspect of the hotel.

During her 17 years stint in Marketing communications, she has been involved in pre-openings of hotels (Concorde Hotel Shah Alam), launching of new property (Concorde Hotel Shah Alam and Shah Alam Convention Centre), re-branding of property (Eastin Hotel Petaling Jaya) and mega concert (Siti/KD in Shah Alam Convention Centre) and handling of international sporting events that includes the managing of the Commonwealth Games corporate Village and the very first Formula1 in Sepang.

Rosidah Che Noh

Director | Design & Creative

Rosidah Che Noh is a graduate of UiTM and holds a Diploma in Interior Design. She has a track record of nearly three decades in the interior designing world. Rosidah started her career in Majidah Design, a renowned Interior Design Consultant office in Kuala Lumpur and helped in the expansion of the business during her 20 years tenure.

Prior to joining bzBee, she was attached with Axis Network Design helping them to conceptualise and develop designs for projects such as resorts, mid to high-end condo, SOHO, sales gallery and office. Rosidah is experienced at design concepts, design development drawing, project management and coordination, client liaison and is also well-known for surpassing clients’ expectations.

NORA RASHID

Manager Clients & Projects Management

Nora studied in Public Relation Of Mass Communication, at the University Technology MARA. Known for her eagerness spirit, Nora’s enthusiasm for event is complemented by her warm welcoming nature and industry best-practices mentality. Determined to take on the challenges of the event industry, she drives her work with full of passion. Experience in communication for 4 years and event management for 5 years gives her the capabilities in dealing with government and private sectors. Nora has a natural eye for her work and is the driving force in handling events. She demands perfection from everyone and she motivates herself to always push the limits.

Normanis Mohd Nawawi

Director | Events, Merchandising & Products

Normanis is a graduate of University of Iowa, Iowa City with a degree in Biology and minor in Psychology. Her experience centres around the Hospitality Industry, in Human Resources and Development. She was involved in the opening of three hotels of a renowned International chain in Kuala Lumpur and later ventured into Events Management for close to 20 years. She managed and operated various Corporate Hospitality Village and including SUKOM ’98, corporate services for Petronas Malaysian GP 2000 (Formula 1) and co-organised ‘Sales Carnivals’ for Acmar Group of Companies. Normanis specialises in Events Management, merchandising and products development.

Zalina Abd Aziz

Director | Communications & Media

Zalina Abdul Aziz @ ninotaziz is an award-winning author and a champion of Malaysian heritage. Born in Tasmania, Australia, she is a critically acclaimed writer specializing in Malaysian heritage and legends with many popular books under her belt, including “NAGA – A Legend of Tasik Chini” and other award-winning titles including “ONANGKIU, “SITI”,“NIK & The Secrets of The Sunset Ship” and “HIKAYAT – From The Ancient Malay Kingdoms”. With a background in F&B and event management, communications, publishing and NGO work for over 20 years, her grasp of history, heritage and tradition provides the edge for creative input in every project she handles making them unique and unforgettable.

Ninot Aziz has written for TERAJU, the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development,the NAM Institute of Empowerment of Women,the National Archives, the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage, MTDC and collaborated with the British Council, the American Embassy, Malaysia Airlines and various other organizations. She has also been invited to speak at local universities as well as in Singapore and Indonesia on the subject of Malaysian “Hikayat”. She is a contributor and columnist in one of the national newspapers. Ninot specialises in Strategic Communications, Government and Stakeholder Relations. She is also the advisor for Events, Protocol and Culture & Heritage related matters.

ROHILA TAHIR

Associate Director | MD’s Office

Rohila Tahir started her career in the financial industry in the area of training and organisational development. Her passion and forte have always been in events planning and people-management and she decided to venture into events and artistes management since 1995. Some of the artistes she managed and work with included Stephen Rahman Hughes, Anuar Zain, Sheila Majid, Ziana Zain, Dayang Nurfaezah and the Akademi Fantasia artistes. Rohila specialises in events and public relations.

SHAZLAN ARIFFIN

Associate Director | Events & Project Management

Shazlan is a graduate of University of New Haven, Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has worked in two public-listed companies as an Engineer for 8 years before changing his career to being a Producer to a production house. Shazlan then ventured into events management where his passion lies. Shazlan has been involved in events management for more than 10 years. His ability to create, plan and implement successful events has made him our events specialist.

MOHAMAD SYUKRI SARINGAT

Manager | Events & Project Management

Syukri is a graduate of University of Technology MARA (UiTM) with an Honest Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications & Media Studies. He has been practicing PR advising various corporate clients in the Telecommunications Industry, FMCG, Facilities Management Industry, Medical Industry, Property Industry and O&G industry. Prior to joining bzBee, he has been involved in the communications and events management for over 10 years.

FELICIA DOUSI

Associate Director | Communications & Media

Felicia’s experience is in the field of advertising and media publication where she had the opportunity to hone her writing and communications skills. Felicia is passionate about sports and has been part of the opening team for two of Malaysia’s own international golfing tournaments. She hopes to make an impact in promoting a healthier, balanced lifestyle. Felicia specialises in strategic communications, media relations and issues and crisis.

CHIA SOOK MEI

Manager | Marketing

Sook Mei graduated from University of Bolton, Manchester with a degree in Business Administration, She has over 9 years working experience in business marketing, project management, and communications. Sook Mei was attached to a broadcast company in Sales & Marketing and has been with multinational companies in developing successful marketing campaigns for them. Her innovative and unparalleled ability to harness the power of social networks to increase the bottom line has made her a marketing specialist.

MOHD KHAIRUL ANWAR MOHAMED TAHIR

Manager | Finance

Mohd Khairul Anwar graduated from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a Bachelor in Accountancy (Hons).

He is a Chartered Accountant & a member of Malaysia Institute of Accountant (MIA) with ten years of experience practising accounting & auditing, Khairul has a wide experience in various industries such as manufacturing, education, investment holding and retail.

ZAIM IZKANDAR

Assistant Manager | Business Development & Special Projects

Izkandar graduated from Fremantle Australia in 2009. He is well versed in the needs of the clients and deliverance of results. He specialises in marketing, sales, product development and online media. He landed his first career on television by participating in a reality TV program. Being one the finalist for the show, Izkandar was offered a position as a broadcast journalist. Izkandar was one of the pioneers to develop Batique, a new company under the bzBee Group. His creative ideas have developed successful marketing plans and also helped create the Batique brand for the company.

AZLINA MERICAN

Manager | Sales & Marketing

Azlina has 26 years in the corporate and entertainment industry. She graduated from Stamford College in Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations. Drawing on her diverse experience, Azlina spearheaded the advertising, promotions, branding and publicity of a number of Malaysian celebrities. She is also skilled in creating effective action plans to capitalize on emerging opportunities. Spreading her ventures into production, Azlina produced her first TV program in 2012. Since then Azlina has produced quite a number of Magazine & Travel Program for television. Azlina played a crucial role in setting up “Batique” a one-stop centre in service and retail focusing on the marketing
and TV Production unit.

SHAHEEN ZAFFAR

Director Communications and Media

Shaheen is a graduate from University Science Malaysia with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications. She possesses over 10 years of experience in Public Relations, Marketing Communications and Event Management. She first started her Public Relations career in the hospitality industry and worked with three 5-star international hotels prior to joining the consultancy.

Being one of the pioneers in bzBee, she specializes in strategic communications, media relations, stakeholder management and issues and crisis.

FARAH MANAN

Associate Director | Media Buying & Monitoring

Farah holds a degree in Multimedia majoring in Software & Animation from Multimedia University (MMU). She has over 10 years working experience in IT and broadcasting industry. Prior in joining bzBee Consult, Farah was actively involved in live TV productions (game shows) and specialised in media monitoring, media buying and media research.

“Smile. it will either warm their hearts or piss them off…either way you win! “ unknown

RUZIAH MOHD AMIN

Senior Director | Corporate Services

Ruziah has over 25 years experience in the area of corporate finance within both the government sector and the private sector including listed companies. During her stint in the various organisation, she has also been entrusted to oversee the areas of HR, administration and corporate communications aside from accounting and finance. Ruziah specialises in Government & Stakeholder relations and has vast experiences in cross-border and licensing including for events at International levels.

FAUZLINA MOHD NAWAWI

Manager | Procurement

Fauzlina is a graduate of UiTM Shah Alam with a degree in Art & Design (Textile) majoring in Fiber. She started her career as a sales advisor with Laura Ashley (M) Sdn. Bhd. at their first flagship store in KLCC in 1998. After three years, she joined DaVanci Furniture (M) Sdn. Bhd. as a Assitant Manager. Prior to joining bzBee Consult Sdn.Bhd, Fauzlina has been with other big names in retail such a Van Clef & Arpels and Bouncheron. Her last attachment was with Puncak Niaga (M) Sdn. Bhd

MOHD NIZAM BIN MD YASIN

Manager | Finance

Nizam graduated from UiTM Shah Alam with a Degree in Accountancy. He has over 17 years experience in various business sectors. Nizam started his career in 1999 with a local bank and he gained valuable experiences in Operations, Sales & Marketing. To enhance & develop his career, he joined the automotive industry for 2 years and logistic & transportation for 3 years before making a valuable move to bzBee. With his multitasking experiences, Nizam is an asset to help strengthen the company’s future achievements.

ZAINISAH ZAINAL ABIDIN

Manager | Administration & Procurement

Zainisah graduated from Coventry University, United Kingdom with a BA in Business Administration. She started her career in the banking sector handling Administration, operations and loan processing for 15 years. She then moved to the automotive industry handling operations and administration. In 2012, Zainisah joined bzBee Consult overseeing the Administration and Procurement of bzBee. Her 20 years working experience, hard work and commitment has made her a valuable asset to the company.

AZMAN ABDUL MANAP

Manager | Events & Project Management

Azman started his career in Architecture & Interior Design for 13 years before he fell in love with the entertainment industry in 2006. The entertainment field became a new found passion and sparked him to start his career with a broadcast company. He also spent memorable years managing a number of top local celebrities. He has been involved in events management for more than 6 years and has travelled to Indonesia, China, Hong Kong and Dubai to handle international events.

Noor Fa’izah Binti Daud

Manager, Human Resource

Fa’izah has twenty (20) years of working experience in various fields and sectors which include local corporates, multinational – organizations. Faizah graduated with a Diploma in Accountancy from Mara University of Technology (Uitm). Working in Corporate Services under Human Resources, Faizah has a strong character, integrity and utmost commitment in order to manage the finance/ admin and human resource (payroll/ staff performances review, training). Her vast working experience in various sectors allows her to adapt to any working environment, dealing with the day to day problems on an advisory capacity and being able to put matters into the right perspective.