The CCSD Council is pleased to share with you a momentous decision that marks a new chapter in our organization’s journey. After an extensive search, numerous interviews, and thoughtful deliberation, the CCSD Council has reached a unanimous consensus to appoint Mr. Munies Pillai, a Malaysian citizen and now a Permanent Resident of Singapore, as the Secretary-General Designate.
We warmly welcome Mr. Munies Pillai, a seasoned professional with an exceptional track record and a wealth of experience in various domains. His official assumption of office as the Secretary-General designate is scheduled for November 2023. He will assume the role of permanent Secretary-General when he takes the oath and presentation of the Instrument of Office in December 2023.
Mr. Munies Pillai’s tenure as Secretary-General will span from November 2023 to the end of October 2028. The Council’s fixed term of five years for the Secretary-General allows for stability and continuity; however, we would like to emphasize that the possibility of reappointment for a second term exists, subject to the Council’s discretion. It is important to note that no more than two consecutive terms in office for the Secretary-General will be considered.
The CCSD Council is truly delighted and deeply honoured to have Mr. Munies Pillai as our Secretary-General Designate. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to him on this prestigious appointment. His remarkable leadership acumen, comprehensive international exposure, and extensive expertise in organizational management have impressed us, and we have full confidence that his tenure will further advance the Council’s mission.
The Council remains committed to promoting accreditation, certification, skill development, and convergence in the global landscape. With Mr. Munies Pillai at the helm, we are optimistic that our efforts will be fortified by his dynamic vision and strategic insights.
Throughout his tenure, the Council will steadfastly uphold principles of transparency, fairness, and professionalism in all our endeavours. Together, with the collective support of our esteemed members and partners, we aim to achieve new heights of excellence and impactful contributions to the industries we serve.
Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Mr. Munies Pillai as the Secretary-General Designate of the CCSD Council. Together, let us embark on a journey of progress and achievement for the betterment of our global community.