Nurini Kassim named as CEO of Bernama

2 years ago

Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has announced that Nurini Kassim will be the new chief executive officer of the Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama).

She has been appointed for a two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, he said in a statement. Nurini takes over from Datuk Zulkefli Salleh who completed his term of service on October 3.

“Nurini has 20 years of extensive experience in management in various industries including government institutions, financial regulations, information technology, and public relations and corporate affairs.

The 55-year-old Nurini holds an MBA from the University of Hull, United Kingdom and has been the Head of the Corporate Affairs Department of the Employees Provident Fund since October 2015.

She also has 15 years of experience since August 2000 at the Securities Commission of Malaysia where she headed various divisions including the Corporate Affairs Department, Secretariat for the Capital Market Development Fund, Capital Market Promotions Unit and Islamic Capital Market Development Project Unit.

Nurini also has experience serving in multinational technology companies, including as marketing manager from 1994 to 1997 at Sapura Systems Malaysia and as project consultant from 1990 to 1994 at Hewlett-Packard Sales Malaysia.

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