KUALA LUMPUR: Naza Italia Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Naza Corp Holdings, has appointed Berjaya Food Bhd executive chairman Datuk Tunku Shazuddin Ariff Sultan Sallehuddin as its chairman.
Naza Corp group executive chairman SM Nasaruddin SM Nasimuddin said Tunku Shazuddin’s wealth of knowledge and expertise will add value, instill good corporate governance practices and provide effective leadership to Naza Italia.
“Tunku Shazuddin will be the key advisor on strategic direction to elevate Naza Italia as the official distributor of Ferrari and Maserati in Malaysia and continue to be a top dealer in Southeast Asia,” he said in a statement today.
Tunku Shazuddin’s career portfolio encompasses valuable experience in the public and private sectors, having worked with local and international companies.
In 2005, he formed his own corporate agency which led to his appointment as the major shareholder for Rethink Sdn Bhd and Reka 3 Sdn Bhd.
He also provides consultancy services to various state and government departments on acquisition of new technologies and funding for agricultural and tourism activities, in addition to being a board member for several companies.
Currently, Tunku Shazuddin also serves as director of Seri Libana Sdn Bhd.
Meanwhile, Naza Corp’s partner Groupe PSA announced Laurence Noël as chief executive officer of the Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) plant in Gurun, Kedah.
Noël was also appointed Groupe PSA’s senior vice president of Asean effective May 1.
She will report to Carlos Gomes, executive vice president for China and Southeast Asia.