Captain Rajalingam Subramaniam

Chief Operating Officer | President & CEO, AET Tanker Holdings Sdn. Bhd.

Captain Rajalingam Subramaniam was appointed as the President & CEO of AET Tanker Holdings Sdn. Bhd. on 1 January 2016. Effective 1 February 2022, he was also appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of MISC Group.



  • Oversight of MISC Berhad’s Group Finance, Group HSSE and Gas Assets & Solutions Business unit

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
  • Master Certificate (Foreign Going), Malaysian Maritime Academy Sdn. Bhd. (ALAM)
  • Executive Education in a Finance Program, INSEAD Fontainebleau
  • International Corporate Governance / Directors Program, INSEAD Fontainebleau - in progress

Present Appointments

  • 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 Program

Past Experience

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


  • No family relationship with any Director/Major Shareholder of MISC Berhad
  • No conflict of interests with MISC Berhad
  • No conviction for any offences within the past 5 years other than traffic offences, if any
  • No public sanction or penalty imposed by the relevant regulatory bodies during the financial year 2021