Tan Sri Rainer Althoff received his tertiary education at the Bergische University of Wuppertal in Germany and graduated with a Master degree (Diploma) in Electronics and Electrical Engineering in 1969.
Tan Sri Rainer Althoff was the President and CEO of Siemens Malaysia Sdn Bhd and also the spokesperson for Siemens for all Siemens operations and affiliate companies in Malaysia for almost 11 years.
Tan Sri Rainer Althoff is currently the Chairman of Nokia Siemens Networks Sdn. Bhd. Malaysia, Managing Director of Jatro Pte. Ltd., Singapore, Member of Board of Jatro Waterland, Indonesia, Trustee of Jeffrey Cheah Foundation Malaysia, Member of International Advisory Panel to the Board of Directors of CIMB Bank, and Managing Director of ALC Rail Engineering.
Tan Sri Rainer Althoff’s experience in the field of electrical engineering spans for more than 40 years. Born in Bielefeld, Germany, he has spent most of his working life with Siemens AG.
In 1999, Tan Sri 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 the German business abroad.
In June 2007 he was conferred with the ‘Tan Sri’ title by the King of Malaysia in appreciation to his successful development of Malaysian - German relations. He also received the ‘Life Time Award’ of Technology Business Review in the same year. He is now the Vice-President of the Rotary Club DiRaja of Kuala Lumpur.
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