Saturday, August 31, 2013

Allan Phang's Profile

Contact details:

Name: Allan Phang
Mobile: +60123062568 (WhatsApp / Viber / LINE / WeChat)
Skype: allanphang

Sina Weibo:
Google+: Hangout with Allan on Google+

Countries, states and cities travelled

USA (Los Angeles / California / Anaheim / Kalispell / Montana)
China (Zhuhai / Guangdong)
India (Mumbai / Bangalore)
Russia (Moscow)
France (Paris / Toulouse)
Italy (Rome / Venice)
Hong Kong
Germany (Stuttgart / Düsseldorf)
Thailand (Bangkok / Pattaya / Krabi)
Philippines (Manila / Clarke)
Indonesia (Medan)
Taiwan (Taipei)
Australia (Sydney / Melbourne)
New Zealand (Auckland / Christchurch / Wellington)
United Kingdom (London / Manchester)
Canada (Vancouver)

Cities and countries travelled to represent and promote PALS (Paintball Asia League Series) with respective Asian, European and American associates

Los Angeles (USA)
Guangdong / Zhuhai (China)
Mumbai / Bangalore (India) 
Moscow (Russia)
Paris / Toulouse (France)
Bangkok / Pattaya (Thailand)
Manila / Clarke (Philippines)
Medan (Indonesia)
Taipei (Taiwan) 


- Possess common sense
- Dedicated and passionate 
- Good leadership qualities and ability to undertake instructions accurately
- Able to work effectively alone or as a team (adaptable between cross cultures)
- Responsible, creative and resourceful
- Excellent skills in communication and public relations
- Pleasant personality and proactive attitude

Employment History

July 2007 - August 2013
1. Napshot Paintball
(Napshot Avenue Sdn Bhd)
Position Title: Entrepreneur, Chief Operating Officer and Director
Industry: Sports (Niche Market)
Type: Retail & Distribution

Work Description / Roles and Responsibilities:

-  Conduct extensive market research on the paintball industry in Malaysia and Asia
-  Plan short-term, mid-term and long term goals for the company
-  Constantly observe and analyze competitors in the market
-  Brainstorm with sales team to create guerilla marketing strategies
-  Lead, motivate and manage the company’s overall team of employees
-  Identify potential clients in Malaysia and Asia
-  Identify latest market trends and be the first to execute it
-  Constant communication with international paintball vendors
-  Provide extensive planning and on ground site consultation in Malaysia and Asia
-  Customer service for a wide range of clientele from various walks of life (low-income, mid-income and high networth individuals)
-  Coordinate logistics movement with international vendors
-  Setup and maintain email accounts for staff
-  Setup and maintain Facebook Page ( / Facebook Group (
-  Identify and maximise employee’s strength and improve employee’s weaknesses

January 2006 - August 2013
2. The Paintball Asia League Series
(PALS Event Sdn Bhd)
Position Title: International Liaison Director  
Industry: Sports (Niche Market)
Type: Events & Project Management

Work Description / Roles and Responsibilities:

-  Primarily responsible in liaising with stakeholders in Malaysia and Asia
-  Accountable for the end-to-end coordination between all involved parties responsible in the events organised; and communication to all stakeholders
-  Liaison with 150++ team captains from 30++ countries via various forms of communication (conference call, video conference, e-mail, Facebook, Skype)
-  Key liaison contact for over 2,000 participants during events
-  Key liaison contact for all international and local vendors during events
-  Key liaison contact for all Malaysian and international media
-  Key liaison contact for VIPs from the paintball industry
-  Responsible as the key liaison coordinator for all logistic related matters
-  Responsible for coordination with respective government departments and agencies
-  Coordinate, liaise and featured in media, press releases and press conferences
-  Create event website (
-  Create and maintain Facebook Page / Facebook Group / Twitter / Instagram:

November 2003 – January 2006
3. Skirmish Paintball Asia Sdn Bhd
Position Title: Entrepreneur, Senior Business Development Manager
Industry: Sports (Niche Market)
Type: Retail & Distribution / Events & Project Management

Work Description / Roles and Responsibilities: 

-   Responsible for company’s overall operations 360: 
Costing / Quotations / Purchase Orders / Invoice / Delivery Orders / Faxes / International Wire-transactions (TT) / Cash & Cheque transactions / Credit Card transactions / Logistics (Import-Export) / Customer Service / Sales & Marketing / Event Co-ordinator / Supply & Distribution / Retailing / Liaison with paintball teams globally, government departments and agencies, corporate companies, royalty and heads of state


January 2006 – August 2013
International Liaison Director
Paintball Asia League Series

Tournament Director
Paintball World Cup Asia

NAZA World Cup Asia Paintball (NWCAP) 2013 - Langkawi
- NAZA World Cup Asia Paintball 2013 – Official Launch & Press Conference (Officiated by Y.A.Bhg Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and NAZA Group of Companies Joint Group Executive Chairman Datuk Wira SM Faisal Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin at Naza World) – 7th July 2013

- Langkawi Paintball World Cup Asia 2013 – Soft Launch & Press Conference (Officiated by Y.A.Bhg Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad at Palace of the Golden Horses) – 5th March 2013

Paintball World Cup Asia (WCA) 2012 - Langkawi
- Briefed the Patron of WCA 2012, Y.A.Bhg Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad regarding benefits of the event to Langkawi island and its economic impact towards Malaysia. Main Sponsors were Tradewinds Berhad and Berjaya Corporation Berhad

- Awarded ‘Best Paintball Event Of The Year 2012’ by the international paintball media

Paintball World Cup Asia (WCA) 2011 – Langkawi
- AirAsia Group CEO and Forbes Businessman of the Year; Tan Sri Tony Fernandes competed as a participant in Division 4 together with his business associates

Ref: (Interview with Tan Sri Tony Fernandes at 6:39 and Allan Phang at 3.39)

Ref: (Tan Sri Tony Fernandes announces his participation)

- Briefed the Patron of WCA 2011 regarding the event; Her Highness The Princess of Kedah (Tunku Panglima Besar Kedah). Event graced by H.R.M The King of Malaysia

- Awarded ‘Best Paintball Event Of The Year 2011’ by the international paintball media

- Key liaison with WCA 2011 ‘Sponsor & Official Airline’ – AirAsia; and with WCA 2011 Stakeholder – PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

- WCA 2011 recorded into The Malaysia Book of Records (largest paintball tournament)

- Created promotional video for WCA 2011 to attract potential teams and participants globally

- WCA 2011 event valued at RM10million – audited by PwC via MyCEB

Paintball World Cup Asia (WCA) 2010 – Kuala Lumpur
- AirAsia Group CEO; Tan Sri Tony Fernandes graced the event as our honourable VIP guest together with his business associates and participated in a demo match with international professional paintballers
Ref: (Interview with Tan Sri Tony Fernandes)

Paintball Asia League Series (PALS)
-  Liaise and provide consultation to PALS Partners and Promoters across the globe
- Represented PALS in Los Angeles (USA), Guangdong/Zhuhai (China), Mumbai/Bangalore (India), Moscow (Russia), Paris/Toulouse (France), Singapore, Bangkok/Pattaya (Thailand), Manila/Clarke (Philippines), Medan (Indonesia), and Taipei (Taiwan) to promote PALS with respective American, European and Asian associates
-  Source for potential sponsors
-  Negotiate sponsorship terms
-  Arrange press releases for the Malaysian and international media
-  Interviews and Press Conferences
Ref: (RTM 1 at 0:32)
Ref: (8TV at 4:23)

Key Liaison with Team Captains / Participants / International Media / International Vendors / Freight Forwarders / Stakeholders
-  Liaise on a daily basis via various mediums of communication (telephone, e-mail, video-conference, Facebook, Skype) on all aspects of the event (registration, event details, hotel bookings, logistics, promotions, paintball clinics, press conferences, media interviews)
-  Knowledge transfer to the rest of my team members (part-timers)
-  Pre-event planning and execution with stakeholders

Liaison with Government Departments and Agencies
-  Part of the Organising Committee to discuss on the process flow and ensure the safety of the event with implementation of event policies and procedures with the following government departments and agencies: Ministry of Home Affairs Malaysia, Ministry of Tourism Malaysia, Ministry of Youth And Sports Malaysia, LADA (Langkawi Development Authority), MyCEB (Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau), Royal Malaysia Police, Royal Customs of Malaysia, Department of Immigration Malaysia, Malaysia Airports Berhad, Kedah State Government.

PALS / APPBF (Asia and Asia Pacific Paintball Federation) Rulebook
-  Part of the team to rewrite and update of the PALS / APPBF Rulebook

Attended the International Events Symposium 2012 (organised by MyCEB)
-  Building a sustainable events industry for Malaysia
-  Featured renowned specialists from USA, South Africa, Thailand, Malaysia and Australia

July 2007 – August 2013Napshot Paintball
Entrepreneur, Chief Operating Officer, Director

 VIP Clientele Base
- Her Highness The Princess of Kedah, Tunku Panglima Besar Kedah
- Y.Bhg Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, Group CEO AirAsia Bhd
- Y.Bhg Tan Sri Shahril Shamsuddin, President and Group CEO SapuraKencana Petroleum
- Y.Bhg Tan Sri Rozali Bin Ismail, Executive Chairman SYABAS

Secured Exclusive Distributorships in the paintball industry (Nike / Adidas equivalent)
- KEE Action Sports USA / DLX Technology Luxe / HK Army USA / Tiberius Arms / BT Paintball / GI Sportz / JT Splatmaster USA / Virtue Paintball

Promoting paintball via Media Channels
- Interview with members of the media:
Ref: (SME Business Online TV)
Ref: (Bernama Radio 24)

Nov 2003 - Jan 2006
Entrepreneur, Senior Business Development Manager
Skirmish Paintball Asia
- Create and maintain regional databases with suppliers
- Execute cross-border search for suitable suppliers that meet specific quality and price requirements
- Negotiate price, service, delivery and payment terms
- Achieve immediate needs of organization to avoid product deadlock
- Daily correspondence with international vendors and suppliers across the globe


PALS = Paintball Asia League Series
MPOC = Malaysian Paintball Official Circuit

- Standard Chartered KL Marathon (postponed till 29th September 2013)
- Organising Committee Member, Love PJ Run 2013
Team Manager and Chef De Mission for Asia Allstars Paintball Team (All-Ladies), represented Asia in Moscow, Russia for the Moscow All Ladies Paintball Tournament 2013
- Represented and participated in PALS - Thailand / Malaysia / India
- MPOC 2013 (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Leg) – Kuala Lumpur
- Usher for VIPs during Glad Tidings Petaling Jaya 50th Anniversary Jubilee & Dedication celebration

- Part of the social media team for Glad Tidings Petaling Jaya
- Volunteer, Brooks Half Marathon 2013
- PACABA (Polling & Counting Agent) for Malaysia’s 13th General Elections

2004 – 2012
- Coordinated the first ever Paintball Pilot Project for Malaysia’s National Service
- Nation Cup 2004 – 1st International Paintball Tournament in Malaysia
- Asia Pacific Paintball Championship 2005
- MPOC, PALS Taiwan / Philippines / Thailand / India (2006-2012)
- Volunteer, Asia Pacific Youth Alive (APYAC) Conference 2012

Finalist in The Cornetto Love Perhaps? Reality Show – Season 1 – aired on TV station NTV7 during primetime

Won Champions in The Celcom Nokia 3G Mobile Apprentice Reality Show – aired on TV station NTV7 during primetime (won RM20,000.00 + Nokia phones worth RM5,000.00) 

Won Champions in the ‘F&N’s Sarsiology Search – R U the 1? Reality Contest’ to represent the brand's new image and personality

Organizing Chairperson, INTI College Orientation And Charity Night (Red N Blue)
- Organized and coordinated the orientation night event for new intake college students
- Responsible for obtaining sponsorship from various organisations

President of Circle-K International at INTI College 
(Circle-K International is an international collegiate service organization that is a sponsored leadership program of Kiwanis International. It promotes service, leadership, and fellowship.)
- Handled liaison with the college authorities and student bodies
- Organized and coordinated the club activities

ICF Camp, INTI Christian Fellowship Camp (Peace Haven, Genting Highlands)
- Participated in the youth camp with youths from all around the world via YWAM – Youth With A Mission (inter-denominational, non-profit Christian, missionary organization).

Secretary of Circle-K International at INTI College 
- Organized and coordinated the club activities
- Liaison with the Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur

INTI College Football Club
- Represented the INTI College Football Club. Position: Goalkeeper

Inti Christian Fellowship
- Active member

Organising Committee, Orientation Night (Caring is Sharing)
- Assisted in the logistic coordination

Outward Bound School (OBS), Lumut
- Course Assistant – Youth Adventure Challenge (YAC14)

Outward Bound School (OBS), Lumut
- Completed Standard Course (SC430)

1996 – 1998
Lembaga Pengawas/Prefectorial Board SMKSAS, PJ
- Senior School Prefect
- Excellent Achievement Award for serving the senior prefectorial board
- Senior School Prefect Leadership Camp (Kem Wira Waja, Janda Baik, Pahang)
- Team manager and coach for SMKSAS Prefectorial Board Football Team

- Secretary
- 24th and 25th Multiple District 308 Leo Forum at Kuching,Sarawak and Ipoh, Perak

10th Petaling Jaya Scout Troop
- Public Relations Officer
- Organising Committee of annual 10th PJ Campfire throughout tenure in SMKSAS
- 18th Asia Pacific Regional Jamboree at Bukit Keluang, Besut, Terengganu
- 37th Jamboree On The Air

Football Team SMKSAS, PJ
- Represented the school’s football team in MSSD (Majlis Sukan Sukan Daerah)

Football Camp by Mr. G Anthony
- Attended football camp in 1996 and 1997 coached  by Mr. G. Anthony who has a coaching certificate from the Football Association of England

Blue House
- House Leader for Blue House
- 1st Runner Up in SMKSAS Merentas Desa (5KM marathon)

1994 – 1996
Lembaga Pengawas/Prefectorial Board SMKSAS, PJ
- Junior School Prefect
- Excellent Achievement Award for serving the junior prefectorial board
- Junior School Prefect Leadership Camp (Penang) – 1994 & 1995

10th Petaling Jaya Scout Troop, SMKSAS, PJ
- Patrol Leader
- Organising Committee of annual 10th PJ Campfire
- Selangor State Jamboree Scout Camp at Templer’s Park, Rawang, Selangor -1996
- Petaling District Scout Camp at Templer’s Park, Rawang, Selangor -1996

Computer Club SMKSAS, PJ
- Completed course on GWBASIC & LOTUS 123 Rel 2.2

Entrepreneurs Day Creative Competition SMKSAS, PJ
- 1st Runners Up

Language Week (Debate Competition) SMKSAS, PJ
- 1st Runners Up

The Associated Board Of The Royal Schools Of Music (London, United Kingdom)
- Completed Grade 5 – Theory (Piano)
- Completed Grade 6 – Practical (Piano)

1992 – 1993
Trinity College London
- Completed Spoken English Course (Grade 6 -12)

CAL – Computer Assisted Learning Centre, TTDI, KL. Approved training centre by the NCC UK (The National Centre for Information Technology United Kingdom
Completed Junior Beginner Course in Computers

Key attributes: Passion and Grit. With the resources and talents God has given me, I intend to complete this race with a purpose - God's purpose.
Thank you for reading. 

God bless,
Allan Phang

Friday, August 30, 2013

Testimonials and Feedback on Allan Phang - by Clients and Associates

Testimonials and Feedback on Allan Phang's 
Work Conduct and Job Performance
by Clients and Associates - 'In Their Own Words'

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