KUALA LUMPUR – Naza Corp Holdings Sdn Bhd’s unit, Naza Italia Sdn Bhd, has appointed Datuk Tunku Shazuddin Ariff ibni Sultan Salehuddin to its board of directors as the firm’s chairman.
In a statement today, Naza Corp’s Group Executive Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, SM Nasaruddin SM Nasimuddin, said Tunku Shazuddin would be the key advisor on strategic direction to elevate Naza Italia as the official distributor of Ferrari and Maserati in Malaysia and continue to the top dealer in Southeast Asia.
“Tunku Shazuddin brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise that we firmly believe will add value, instill good corporate governance practices and provide effective leadership to steer Naza Italia towards achieving long-term success and deliver sustainable value to the motor vehicle group,” he said.
Currently, Tunku Shazuddin serves as Director of Seri Libana Sdn Bhd and Executive Chairman of Berjaya Food Bhd.
Additionally, Groupe PSA, the joint-venture partner of Naza Corp also named Laurence Noël as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) plant in Gurun, Kedah.
Apart from NAM CEO, Noël was also appointed as Groupe PSA’s Senior Vice President, ASEAN, effective May 1, 2018.
She will report to NAM’s Executive Vice President, China and Southeast Asia, Carlos Gomes..
In her new position based in Kuala Lumpur, she will be tasked primarily with accelerating the group’s development in Southeast Asia, as announced in the group’s ‘Push to Pass’ plan in 2016. – BERNAMA