Captain Rajalingam Subramaniam

President/Group Chief Executive Officer | President & CEO, AET

Captain Rajalingam Subramaniam was appointed as the President & CEO of AET on 1 January 2016. Effective 1 October 2022, he was also appointed as President/Group Chief Executive Officer (P/GCEO) and Non-Independent Executive Director of MISC Berhad.


President/Chief Executive Officer, MISC Berhad

  • Implementation of policies, strategies and decisions as formulated by
    the Board and overseeing the day-to-day management and operations of MISC Group
  • Ensuring that a sound management structure is in place

President & CEO, AET

  • Overall leadership and management of AET, the petroleum and product shipping arm of MISC
  • Development of AET’s sustainability and profitability through efficient and strategic business development and stakeholder management

Academic/Professional Qualifications

  • Post Graduate Masters in Business Administration, Universiti Utara Malaysia
  • Master’s Foreign Going Certificate of Competency, Ministry of Transport Malaysia
  • Professional Maritime Training, Malaysian Maritime Academy Sdn. Bhd. (ALAM)
  • Executive Education in a Finance Program, INSEAD Fontainebleau
  • International Corporate Governance / Directors Program, INSEAD Fontainebleau

Present Appointments

  • Chairman and Board Member, various subsidiaries within the MISC Group
  • Board Member, GARD P&I
  • Election and Governance Committee Member, GARD P&I
  • Executive Committee Member, INTERTANKO
  • Chair, various class committees
  • Honorary Commander, Royal Malaysian Navy Reservist Programme

Past Experience

  • Chief Operating Officer, MISC Berhad
  • Vice President, Fleet Management Services, MISC Berhad
  • Group Vice President, AET Shipmanagement
  • Winner of the 2018 Tanker Shipping & Trade Industry Leader Award
  • Awarded – National Seafarers Icon 2017 – Malaysia Marine Department