Nestle To Appoint Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee As Independent Non Executive Director

Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad has announced on the impending appointment of Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin as its new Independent Non-Executive Director.

The appointment it said will take effect on 1 October 2023. Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee has vast experience spanning over 40 years, helming leadership roles in prominent companies, including PETRONAS, Malaysia Airlines Berhad and Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad. His breadth of experience spans across various areas such as management, leadership development, finance, regulatory affairs and economics. He has also served as Council Member for the East Coast Economic Region Development Council, Northern Corridor Implementation Authority and ASEAN Council on Petroleum.

He was also a Member of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Stewardship Board of System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Energy, WEF’s Oil & Gas Governors Forum and the WEF Oil & Gas Action Group. He currently chairs the boards of DRB-HICOM Berhad and Gas Malaysia Berhad. In addition to his extensive experience in the corporate world, Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee also made significant contributions to the field of academia. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees at the Razak School of Government, the Board of Governors of the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), and as an Adjunct Professor at the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences at IIUM. He was previously appointed Pro Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, member of the Advisory Council of Institut Pentadbiran Awam (INTAN), and Industry Advisor for the Engineering Faculty of University Putra Malaysia. Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Adelaide, Australia.

Tan Sri completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School and received an Honorary Fellowship from the Institution of Chemical Engineers, United Kingdom. Given his extensive experience and proven leadership, the Group said it is confident that Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee’s appointment to the Board will provide substantial value in supporting the Group’s journey towards sustainable growth.
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