New Southeast Asia hub to serve evolving needs of international universities, non-profit organisations and corporates and anchor Sannam S4’s global growth strategy
Singapore (January 27, 2021)
Sannam S4, a leading provider of global expansion-related consulting services, as well as international student recruitment and enrolment solutions, has opened an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. By creating a foothold in one of Southeast Asia’s key economic and education hubs, Sannam S4 extends its portfolio of services to a strategically significant region, serving the needs of stakeholders across a variety of key industries.
“Our establishing a presence in Malaysia, directly aligned with our acquisition of Alumno in Singapore earlier this month, allows us to provide on-the-ground expertise and support services across the entire Southeast Asia region,” said Adrian Mutton, Founder and CEO of Sannam S4.
The services provided out of Sannam S4’s Kuala Lumpur office encompass local representation, market research and opportunity assessment, management consultancy, and partner search and sales channel development in key markets, including Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore and the Philippines. These countries are centers of manufacturing and trade, as well as strong education markets, and are amongst the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world.
“Our partnership with Sannam S4 in India and Southeast Asia has helped us enhance our international student population,” said Gwion Sims, Head of International Student Recruitment, University of York. “Their broad range of services has helped us not only recruit students but develop our global brand. We look forward to continuing our partnership with them.”
Founded in 2008, Sannam S4’s global strategy is focused on driving cross-border student mobility and international trade and investment, operating in some of the world’s most challenging, yet high-potential markets. Sannam S4 delivers deep local market penetration and regional diversification for its clients.
“Our priority is to drive superior outcomes for clients in key markets,” said Michael Bartlett, Global Managing Director, Education, Sannam S4. “The opening of our new South East Asia hub will open a host of opportunities for our clients in the wider region.”
To drive robust outcomes for university, non-profit organisation and corporate partners in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, Sannam S4 offers expertise in developing and maintaining compliant operations, performing day-to-day management oversight and providing market intelligence and project implementation.
The Sannam S4 Group delivers a range of services to drive international student recruitment and enrolment, foster cross-border transnational education partnerships and research collaboration, and inform and implement strategy. We serve 100 education sector clients, including many of the world’s top 20 universities, colleges, K12 school groups, EdTech companies and government bodies, and are the global expansion partner to a further 200 corporate businesses and non-profit organisations. With operations in over 20 countries, we employ more than 250 professionals with genuine local knowledge and expertise.
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