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Meet our Leadership Team

Marina Ningkan
Marina Ningkan
Marina Ningkan

Managing Director, DDI Malaysia

As the Managing Director for DDI Malaysia, Marina has extensive leadership consulting experience. She works closely with and advises global organizations, multi-nationals, local conglomerates as well as government-linked corporations on talent and leadership strategies.

Her previous corporate experience across geography and industries, coupled with the senior management roles held, has equipped her with a broad exposure to an array of business environments, organizational culture, and management practices.

She also has extensive experience leading large-scale initiatives, including complex succession management and talent development roll-outs for both local and global clients. She provides consultative advice to C-suites, business and HR leaders, and has successfully partnered with client organizations to develop sustainable leadership pipelines and bench strength across multiple leader levels, as well as creating success profiles and leadership competency models, and designing assessment and development acceleration centers to drive business performance and growth. Marina’s expertise and track record positions her as a reliable consultative partner who can provide insight and value.

Marina has a strong passion in people development and enjoys coaching and working with senior leaders to elevate their performance. She firmly believes that converting the potential of talented employees can bring growth to the individual as well as to the organization. 

Career Highlights

  • Previously a Senior Consultant at DDI Malaysia
  • General Manager, XYAX Management Sdn. Bhd.
  • General Manager, Tradewinds Travel & Tours Sdn. Bhd.
  • Senior Vice President, Empress Cruise Lines Sdn. Bhd.

Education and Credentials

  • Bachelor of Economics (major Business Administration), University of Malaya
  • Certified role player and assessor in DDI’s Leadership Acceleration Center platforms
  • Trained in Global Leadership Inventory (personality tool)
  • Trained in Targeted Selection® Interviewing Techniques
  • Certified Facilitator in DDI’s Facilitation Skills Workshop (leadership & workforce training programs)
  • Certified in DDI Card Sort Analyst Methodology
  • Certified Provider in DDI’s Strategic Talent Review
  • Certified Facilitator in Maximizing Performance

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