Nurini Kassim is the new chief executive officer of the Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama), Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo announced today.
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 Oct 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.
“I believe the combination of the new chief executive officer, the board of governors, the supervisory council and the editorial team led by Datuk Zakaria Abdul Wahab will take Bernama to greater heights,” he said.
Nurini, 55, who holds an MBA from the University of Hull, United Kingdom, has been the Head of the Corporate Affairs Department of the Employees Provident Fund since October 2015.