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Nestlé Malaysia Appoints Tan Sri Zulkiflee to the Board

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PETALING JAYA, September 1, 2023 – Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad today announced the appointment of Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin as an Independent Non-Executive Director to its Board of Directors, effective 1 October 2023.

Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin

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. Tan Sri 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. He 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 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.


About Nestlé Malaysia
Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage manufacturer. Headquartered in Switzerland, Nestlé is present in more than 180 countries around the world, and our 270,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of unlocking the power of food to enhance quality of life for everyone, today and for generations to come. Our performance is driven by our Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nourishing Malaysians since 1912, Nestlé has earned the trust of our consumers through our quality brands and products. We are committed to improving the lives of the communities in which we operate, whilst maintaining our Halal excellence and integrity.

This is in line with our promise of delivering GOOD FOOD, GOOD LIFE to all. To learn more about how we have been nourishing Malaysians for over a century, do visit or our Facebook page at

For more information, please contact:

Shaheen Zaffar
Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad
Tel: (+603) 7965 6456
E-mail: [email protected]

Sonyia Ambi or Yasmin Kadir
Acorn Ccommunications
Tel: (+603) 7958 8348
E-mail: [email protected]