Outsourcing Malaysia (“OM”), a chapter of the National ICT Association of Malaysia (“PIKOM”), launched its southern office in Iskandar Malaysia in tandem with the rapid growth of the GBS (Global Business Services and Shared Services & Outsourcing “SSO”) industry in Iskandar Puteri, Iskandar Malaysia.

The office, part of OM’s initiative to establish world-class GBS eco-systems across Malaysia, will facilitate the growth of the local industry while enticing the world to Malaysian shores. The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and i2M Ventures Sdn. Bhd – a wholly owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad are among OM’s strategic partners responsible for the development of strategic investment promotion initiatives for the Global Business Services (GBS) and Shared Services & Outsourcing (SSO) sector in Iskandar Puteri, Iskandar Malaysia.

OM’s office is also part of its commitment to support industry members who have established operations in Iskandar Puteri via the GBS ISKANDAR initiative. As part of its activities with GBS ISKANDAR, OM will work closely with the government and GBS companies in developing key areas such industry knowledge, talent pool, technology, legal frameworks on intellectual properties and more.