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CelcomDigi merger sees new management team: Azmi Ujang appointed to CHRO role

CelcomDigi merger sees new management team: Azmi Ujang appointed to CHRO role

He has been part of Celcom since 2016, previously in the position of Chief Human Capital and Organisation Development Officer.

Azmi Ujang has been appointed CelcomDigi's Chief Human Resources Officer, effective 1 December 2022 (Thursday), following the completed merger of telecommunications providers Digi and Celcom.

Azmi was most recently previously the Chief Human Capital and Organisation Development Officer of Celcom, a position he has held since 2016 and where he provided leadership for end-to-end human capital management. He was also responsible for workspace management and development of a modern corporate office.

Prior to that, Azmi spent more than two decades in Maxis, holding senior leadership roles including as senior vice president and head of human resources, where he led human capital management. He also supported Maxis Group operations by providing strategic direction and guidance in setting up operations during the acquisition of new subsidiaries overseas.

He then took on the role of senior vice president and head of regulatory, compliance and government relations, responsible for ensuring the company’s strategic regulatory position and spectrum were safeguarded and built strategic alliances and coalitions with key ministries and government agencies.

Azmi began his career as a dealer representative for Seagrott & Campbell, before he took on the role of Management Trainee at Standard Chartered Bank, and, subsequently as an officer in HR department.

HRO has reached out to Azmi for more information on his new role. Keep a lookout here for the updates!

The CelcomDigi merger, which saw its completion on 1 December, will see the new brand now serve the growing digital needs of more than 20mn consumers, SMEs, and large enterprises nationwide. The company will begin progressively integrating its assets, leveraging local partners, vendors, and Malaysian talents to bring more benefits to its customers on its now expanded network footprint, distribution touchpoints, range of products and services, and a joint 60 years of experience in innovation and in connecting Malaysians, it was said.

Along with Azmi's appointment, was the appointment of the company's board of directors and management team. Commenting on the merger, Albern Murty, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, CelcomDigi said: "Both Celcom and Digi come into this merger with strong momentum on the back of our respective business and technology transformation journeys. This puts CelcomDigi on solid footing to better serve our customers and to meet the rapidly increasing data demand in the coming years, with our stronger combined network, a wider ecosystem of retail touchpoints, and keen focus on delivering excellent customer experiences. This will be an exciting journey.”

Image / Celcom

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