J Brand Works is the partner of Norway Connect in Malaysia. The team at J Brand Works primarily comprises of specialists with years of experience working with both Norwegian and Malaysian companies as well as government agencies. Backed by former employee of Royal Norwegian Embassy’s Commercial Section, our capabilities and strengths covers a broad spectrum of industries such as seafood, aquaculture, fast moving consumer goods, hospitality, tourism, ICT, oil and gas as well as renewable energy.
Our capabilities have assisted Norwegian companies to successfully establish themselves in Malaysia as we connect them to the right people through our network and to navigate the complex and the unfamiliar Asian business culture. We also assist in connecting your business with the right partners, investors and venture capitalists.
In Malaysia, we work closely with the Royal Norwegian Embassy and Malaysia Norway Business Council (MNBC). In addition, our previous portfolio has helped us to establish a strong working relationship with Malaysian government agencies such as Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), Malaysia Petroleum Resources Corporation (MPRC) and InvestKL.
A brief introduction to the key personnel of our company can be found below. In order to minimise spam to our e-mails we are not listing our e-mail addresses, but feel free to contact any of us; our e-mail addresses are constructed according to the following formula: first name full stop last name (at) norway-connect.com.
Joanne Oo is J Brand Works’ General Manager. She has previously been working as Market Advisor at the Royal Norwegian Embassy’s Commercial Section. Her portfolio mainly covers marketing strategy, communications, stakeholder management as well as promotional activities for Norwegian Seafood Council. She has also worked with Norwegian companies in the areas of fast moving consumer goods, animation, ICT, aquaculture and manufacturing.
Cadee Chee joined Norway Connect in 2019 as Project Manager for Malaysia. She previously worked with renowned hotels chains such as Hilton and Shangri-La Group for eight years, mainly specialising in business development and client relationship management. Her key areas of responsibilities included marketing consulting, campaign and event management as well as relationship building with stakeholders.