KUALA LUMPUR, June 22, 2021 – Dr Tunku Alina Raja Muhd Alias has been appointed as an independent non-executive director at Nestle (M) Bhd.
According to a statement issued by Nestle, she will also be appointed as a member of the group’s governance, nomination and compensation committee.
“With her extensive experience, expertise and strong background, particularly in sustainability and corporate governance, the appointment of Dr Tunku Alina will bring further diversity to the board and continue to strongly support the group’s aspirations to forge ahead in its journey,” the group said.
Alina currently also sits on the boards of other public-listed companies, including IJM Corporation Bhd, Malaysian Pacific Industries Bhd and Batu Kawan Bhd.
She is a non-independent non-executive director of Chemical Company Malaysia Bhd and the chairman of two non-listed companies, Harps Holding Bhd and JA Russells & Co Sdn Bhd.
Alina began her career as a legal practitioner with Skrine & Co in 1987. In 1992, she founded a legal firm known as Wong Lu Peen & Tunku Alina, where she served as the managing partner for close to 20 years and is currently a consultant with the firm.
She is an associate mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre and has also served as an adjunct professor of Islamic Finance Law at the University of Miami and as a committee member of the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance.