Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi
Adjunct Fellow AIMSMET
TAN SRI DATUK DANNY OOI, A Visionary Entrepreneur, and a name synonymous with Beauty Pageants in Malaysia and in the world.
His two (2) renowned beauty pageant titles, Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International and Miss Tourism International are now franchised to more than 100 countries around the world. Both international pageant titles started in Malaysia in 1993 and 1994 respectively.
Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi is also the Founder of The Malaysia Book of Records, which was set up in July 1995 to complement the government’s effort in instilling the spirit of the excellence among Malaysians.
His Leadership quality had been recognized in the society by him being elected as the District Governor for Lions Clubs International, District 308B1, Malaysia in the year 2009 - 2010. In the corporate world, he was accorded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Global Leadership Awards 2018.
For his significant contributions to the country, Tan Sri Datuk Danny Ooi was conferred the ‘Panglima Jasa Negara’ (PJN) Federal Datuk award, by the King on July 11, 2002. And in 2014, he has conferred the title of “Panglima Setia Mahkota” (PSM) which carries the title of “Tan Sri” by the 14th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.