KUALA LUMPUR — Feb. 15, 2019: Petronas President and Group Chief Executive Officer Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin has been named in the 100 best global brand guardians for 2019 by Brand Finance, the world’s leading brand valuation authority.
Wan Zulkiflee is ranked number 95.
He received the recognition due to his visionary leadership, prudent management and successful track record in steering the national oil and gas company and the industry forward through some of the most turbulent and challenging years in recent times, said a Petronas statement.
Based on the world’s top companies by portfolio brand value extracted from the Brand Finance Global 500 2019, the new ranking rates CEOs to capture how well they measure up as brand managers.
Wan Zulkiflee’s inclusion for the first time in the Top 100 list complements Petronas’ climb up this year’s Top 500 Most Valuable Brands list, moving up to number 127 from 132 last yea, said Petronas.
Other big names in the list are Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Google’s Sundar Pichai and Shell’s Ben Van Beurden. — Bernama