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'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?' host on value of VU MBA

Sri Lankan media star and Victoria University Alumni Award nominee, Balendran Kandeban will discuss what it takes to succeed in the global media business at a seminar on Tuesday 21 October.

The VU MBA alumnus and host of the Sri Lankan game show 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?' will speak about his experiences and how an MBA from VU helped shape his career.

Kandeban will also be in Melbourne to attend Wednesday's 2014 Victoria University Alumni Awards, for which he is nominated in the 'Young Achiever' category.

Chief Executive of Sri Lanka's number one Tamil language radio station, Shakthi FM, Over the past 12 years he has been a pioneer in the world of media, sales and marketing for Indian and Sri Lankan radio and television.

In 2010 Kandeban was youngest Channel Head of a leading radio station in India while completing his Master of Business Administration at Victoria University; a testament to his energy and multi-tasking skills. He is known to be an inspiring corporate leader with high integrity and the ability to envision and create successful outcomes in complex business situations.

In February 2014, Kandeban was recognised by the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) as a winner in the category of 'Australian Alumni Excellence Merit Award 2014 for Business Administration' at the Australian Alumni Excellence Awards in Sri Lanka.

For more information on the seminar, to be held at 5pm, Tuesday 21 October at the VU City Flinders campus, visit the event page.

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