KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has appointed Tunku Alizakri Raja Muhammad Alias as deputy chief executive officer for planning and strategy management effective Jan 1.
He will assume the position previously held by Johari Abdul Muid.
Tunku Alizakri will join the EPF’s team of deputy CEOs which includes Datuk Ibrahim Taib who oversees the operations division and Mohamad Nasir Ab Latif of the investment division.
Prior to joining the EPF, Tunku Alizakri was the chief marketing officer and chief operating officer of The Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre.
He has also held the positions as director of strategic management at Bank Negara; director and head of strategy and corporate affairs at DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd; and vice-president and head of group strategic planning at Malayan Banking Bhd.
“Tunku Alizakri brings a broad experience of strategic planning, communications, human resources and marketing to the role,” EPF said in a statement.
A holder of Masters of Business Administration from Cornell University and Bachelor of Laws from King’s College, University of London, Tunku Alizakri had practised as an advocate and solicitor in the courts of Malaysia and is qualified as a Barrister (Lincoln’s Inn) in the court of England and Wales. — Bernama