Tan Sri Rainer Althoff was the President
and CEO of Siemens Malaysia Sdn Bhd and also the Siemens spokesperson for all
Siemens operations and affiliate companies in Malaysia from 1. December 1998 until
30. November 2009. He worked for Siemens AG in various regional and global
functions altogether for more than 40 years.
Member of Board of Jatro Waterland,
Indonesia until 2006.
CEO ALC International Sdn Bhd since 2009.
Member of Compliance and Anti-Corruption
Movement Malaysia 2009 to 2012.
Member of Board of Proton Corp. as
Independent Director 2010 – 2013.
Member of Board of Lotus Plc. as
Independent Director 2010 – 2012.
Trustee of Jeffrey Cheah Foundation
Malaysia 2010 – 2019
Member of International Advisory Panel to
the Board of Directors of
CIMB Bank, Malaysia
Chairman of Nokia Networks Sdn. Bhd.
Malaysia until 2015
Chairman of Coriant Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Member of Board as Independent Director of
Top Glove Sdn. Bhd. since 2013
Director of Lauda Interactive AG,
Darmstadt, Germany 2016 – 2018
Chairman of Supervisory Board of Lauda
Interactive AG, Darmstadt, 2016 – 2018
Executive Chairman of RaceRoom Entertainment
Sdn Bhd since 2017
Member of Nomination Committee Merdeka
Award 2017 since 2017
Honorary Chairman of The World Brands Laureate
Foundation since 2017
Non-Executive Chairman of Total Sports
Asia Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur since 2019
Tan Sri Rainer
Althoff’s experience in the field of Electrical Engineering, IT & web-based
solutions and state-of–the art online gaming spans for more than 45 years. Born
in Bielefeld, Germany, 19.02.1946, he has spent most of his working life with
Siemens AG. He received his tertiary education at the Bergische University of
Wuppertal in Germany and graduated from the University with a master’s degree
(Diploma) in Electronics and Electrical Engineering in 1969.
professional background spans from Traffic & Railway Engineering, Building
Automation Systems, Fire Alarm and Security Systems and Wireless & Wireline
He achieved a master’s
degree in business management with Duke University, USA, 2002.
He is a well-known
lecturer with various universities, as Munich, Moscow, Istanbul, Singapore
Management University, St. Gallen, Switzerland, Multimedia University, Malaysia,
University Malaya, etc.
Rainer Althoff received the prestigious Federal Service Cross
(“Bundesverdienstkreuz”) from the President of the Federal Republic of Germany
for his immense efforts and achievements to promote and support German business
In June 2007
he got conferred the unique ‘Tan Sri’ title (the highest possible reward for a
non-Malaysian) by the King of Malaysia in appreciation to his successful
development of Malaysian – German relations.
Tan Sri Rainer
Althoff is a Permanent Resident in Malaysia since 2007.
the ‘Asean Lifetime of Excellence Award’ of Technology Business Review in 2007.
the ‘Most Eminent Brand Icon Leadership Award of Asia Pacific Brands
Foundation, Kuala Lumpur in Nov. 2016