Our Team

Ramjeet Kaur Virik

Chairman

Ramjeet has been appointed as the Chairman of MAREA for 7 June 2024. Ramjeet was appointed as Managing Director of Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad (DLMI) on 2 July 2021. Prior to this role, Ramjeet was the Marketing Director for Consumer Dairy, a position she has held since 2018.

Roberto Benetello

Chief Executive Officer

Roberto is a corporate sustainability expert. He strives to assist businesses accelerate the transition to a sustainable world by offering tools, methodologies, training and capacity building to support the embedment of sustainability into corporate strategy and operations.

Alex Lim

Project Manager

Alex Lim brings over 7 years of invaluable consulting experience, having worked with clients across the private and public sectors, primarily focusing on education and social security matters. Currently, he holds the position of Project Manager at MAREA

Jason Anom

Advocacy & Public Affairs Manager

Jason Anom has been serving as the Advocacy & Public Affairs Manager at MAREA since June 2023. With an educational background in Law, holding a Bachelor’s degree (First Class) from the University of Northumbria, he brings a strong foundation to his role.

Siva Priya Rajayagon

Administrator and Office Coordinator

Siva Priya brings over years of experience in training and consulting in private and public sectors. She hold a BBA from UniTEN and MBA from OUM. Currently, she holds the position of Administrator and Office Coordinator at MAREA since November 2023. 

Yamin Sharohhuddin

Project and Communication Intern

Yamin Sharohhuddin has been doing his one-year internship with MAREA since August 2023. With an educational background in Environmental Science, specialising in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, he is assisting the Project Manager for our recycling programme. 

MAREA Board Members

Dr. Casper Durandt Pr. Eng

Sustainability Director

Dr. Casper Durandt Pr. Eng is a seasoned Engineer with strong financial experience, a specialist in recycling economics, Extended Producer Responsibility and Sustainability. He is the Sustainability Director in Coca Cola.

Lim Yew Hoe

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Lim Yew Hoe is the Chief Executive Officer of Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd (“F&NHB”) Group since 1 December 2014. Prior to joining F&NHB Group, he spent 17 years at Asia Pacific Breweries Limited (now known as Heineken Asia MTN Pte Ltd).

Narmeen Khan

Managing Director

In her present role, Narmeen leads a passionate cross – functional team of professionals across sales, finance, marketing, HR, customer service, corporate and legal affairs, and supply chain, who are focused on leading the future of snacking by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way at Mondēlez.

 

Kenny Lim

Group Chief Executive Officer

Lim Seng Lee, aged 44, male, a Malaysian, was appointed as the Board of Spritzer on October 15, 2015. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in International Business from San Fransisco State University, United States.

Michael Wu

Managing Director

Michael is currently the Managing Director of Tetra Pak Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines & Indonesia responsible in spearheading the team with strong positioning in the countries.

Lenny Chuah

Head Of Country

Lenny is the Head of Country, Unilever Malaysia since 1st July 2022. In parallel, Lenny also leads Personal Care Business Unit for Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Prior to this appointment, she was the Marketing Director for Beauty & Personal Care division for Unilever Malaysia & Singapore.

Wanazlina Idaham Merican

Legal Director

Wanazlina Merican was appointed to the board of MAREA in March 2021. She is also the Legal Director of Colgate-Palmolive in its South ASEAN Hub covering jurisdictions in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Brunei since 2012.

Juan Aranols

Chief Executive Officer

Juan is also the Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad and the Region Head of Nestlé Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei since December 2018. Juan Aranols was appointed as the Chairman of MAREA for 3 February 2021 to 7 June 2024.

Santharuban Thurai Sundaram

Chief Executive Officer

Santharuban Thurai Sundaram was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Etika Group of Companies in April 2022. He started off as a brand manager for Etika and worked his way up the ranks to become one of the youngest CEOs in the FMCG industry now.