AIG Malaysia Insurance Bhd recently sponsored the 14th Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM)-Tan Sri Alex Lee Charity Golf Tournament at a golf club in Selangor, contributing in cash and kind, including the sponsorship of flight tickets for several players and premium merchandise for the players.
The tournament is meant to raise fund for the Tan Sri Alex Lee Athlete’s Education Fund.
“It is a great honour to be part of this great cause and I am especially pleased to see the athletes get the due attention from the Malaysian public in recognition of all their effort representing the country,” said AIG Malaysia CEO Antony Lee, who is Alex’s son and also a member of the event’s organising committee.
Present at the event were OCM president Tunku Imran Tuanku Ja’afar, AIG MD Datuk Thomas Lee and Alex’s wife Puan Sri Irene Lee.
AIG has participated in the charity golf tournament since its inception 14 years ago.
To date, about 44 existing and former national athletes have been the education fund’s scholarship recipients, with four more athletes receiving scholarships this year.
Through an auction at the event, they raised RM50,000 for the fund.