Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom) today announced that Mohamad Idham Nawawi will take the reins as Chief Executive Officer starting from 1 September 2018. He will succeed Michael Kuehner whose successful tenure as CEO ends on 31 August 2018.
Idham has over 25 years of business and operations experience in the telecommunications industry in Malaysia and the region with various senior management and directorship positions in both international and local organisations under his belt. He has also been with the group since 2012 and currently holds the position of Group Chief Corporate Officer (GCCO).
Tan Sri Jamaludin Ibrahim, who is the Chairman of Celcom and President, Group CEO of Axiata, speaking also on behalf of the Axiata Board, said “We are pleased to welcome Idham as Celcom CEO. With his vast leadership and notable accomplishments in many roles, I am confident he will lead Celcom to the next level of transformation into a digital world as well as to pursue our profitable growth strategy. His decades of industry experience and familiarity of Celcom, being already a Board member, will certainly help him to move quickly in the transition”.
He further added,”“At the same time, on behalf of the Board of Directors of Celcom and all of us, I would also like to take this opportunity to extend our gratitude to Michael for his immense contributions and for positioning Celcom solidly for the great opportunities ahead. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.” For more details swing by www.celcom.com.my