Australian Varsity Honors Malaysian businesswoman
MELBOURNE, SUN: A young Malaysian entrepreneur, Patricia Yeoh, has been named the first University of New England (UNE) graduate to receive the Young Distinguished Alumni Award for her outstanding achievements.
Yeoh,30, who heads her own management consultancy PM Resources in Kuala Lumpur, is recognised for her contribution to the service industry.
A former student of Stuartholm Convent in Brisbane. Yeoh graduated with a Bachelor of Economics and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from UNE in 1992. She started as a company accountant, but after three years, decided to pursue her interest in human resource management and joined Gemini Personnel Services in Kuala Lumpur as a recruitment consultant. She then started PM Resources. - Bernama