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Executive Leadership

Dato’ Mohd Izzaddin Idris
Acting, Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Izzaddin was appointed the Acting CEO of edotco Group in March 2020. He is also currently the Executive Director/Deputy GCEO of Axiata after being appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director (NED) in 2016 (re-designated as Independent NED in 2019). He was the Group MD/CEO of UEM Group Berhad from 2009 until 2018 and prior to that, CFO/Senior VP (Group Finance) of Tenaga Nasional Berhad. He has over 20 years of experience in investment banking, financial and general management having served in various senior positions in large financial institutions in Malaysia and Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad.

Executive Officers

Annis Sheikh Mohamed
Chief Financial Officer

More than 17 years’ experience in banking industry with extensive knowledge in financial advisory, structured finance, acquisition finance and project finance. Started his career at Citibank Berhad and later, Macquarie Malaysia and RHB Sakura Merchant Bankers Bhd. Prior to joining Axiata as the Chief Corporate Development Officer in 2011, Annis was the Chief Officer and Head of Investment Banking for Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Berhad. Annis took on the role as the Chief Financial Officer of edotco Group Sdn Bhd as of 1 June 2020.

Phillip Wong
Chief Regional Officer – ASEAN North

Phillip was appointed the Chief Regional Officer of edotco Group in December 2017 to cover the growing markets. He also takes a role of Country Managing Director of edotco Cambodia. Previously, Phillip served as the Chief Finance Officer of Smart Axiata and Hello Axiata.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Vijendran (Vijay) Watson
Chief Regional Officer, Bay of Bengal

Vijay was appointed Chief Regional Officer in March 2019 to cover the markets of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar. He will continue to be the Country Managing Director of Myanmar. Vijay has over 40 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry including the Director Alliances for American Tower and Founding Managing Director of Transcend Infrastructure in India.                                                                                                                                                          

Wan Zainal Adileen
Chief Regional Officer – ASEAN South

Wan Zainal has been appointed as Chief Regional Officer for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei in 2016. He started his journey with edotco Group in 2014 as Chief Sales and Corporate Affairs Officer, responsible for Sales, Marketing, Branding, and Corporate Comm for edotco Group. He also had various leadership role in Tekelec, IBM, Logica and Maxis before he joined edotco. Citation for Top 100 Most Influential Marketing Leaders 2015 – World Marketing Congress 2015. Endorsed by CMO Council Asia.

Ramon Chelvarajasingam
Chief People Officer

Ramon was appointed the Chief People Officer of edotco Group in July 2019. Previously, he has had experience in various senior management positions, having served as Chief HR Officer, VP Organisation Development Asia Pacific, VP Group HR for global and local organisations. Prior to joining edotco Group he was Executive Director at PwC SEA Consulting Group. Ramon has worked on large scale HR transformation, M&A integrations, developing global talent programs, staff optimization initiatives and developing organisations in becoming Employer of Choice. He has extensive international exposure having worked across 13 countries in Asia Pacific.

Regional Leadership

Azizee Abdul Aziz
Director, Group Operations

Azizul Abdul Rahman
Director, Group Corporate Affairs

Carson J Wolfer
Director, Group Mergers and Acquisitions

Gayan Koralage
Director, Strategy

Ir Kumari Nalini
Director, Engineering and Technology

Megat Mohd. Zukarlai Meor Zailan
Director, Group Commercial Management

Azrin Tajuddin
Head, Company Secretarial

Nizam Abdullah
Head, Internal Audit

Shireen Tan
Financial Controller

Advisors to the CEO

Rema Devi Nair
Regulatory Advisor to the CEO

Executive Leadership

Dato’ Mohd Izzaddin Idris
Acting, Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Izzaddin was appointed the Acting CEO of edotco Group in March 2020. He is also currently the Executive Director/Deputy GCEO of Axiata after being appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director (NED) in 2016 (re-designated as Independent NED in 2019). He was the Group MD/CEO of UEM Group Berhad from 2009 until 2018 and prior to that, CFO/Senior VP (Group Finance) of Tenaga Nasional Berhad. He has over 20 years of experience in investment banking, financial and general management having served in various senior positions in large financial institutions in Malaysia and Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad.

Executive Officers

Annis Sheikh Mohamed
Chief Financial Officer

More than 17 years’ experience in banking industry with extensive knowledge in financial advisory, structured finance, acquisition finance and project finance. Started his career at Citibank Berhad and later, Macquarie Malaysia and RHB Sakura Merchant Bankers Bhd. Prior to joining Axiata as the Chief Corporate Development Officer in 2011, Annis was the Chief Officer and Head of Investment Banking for Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Berhad. Annis took on the role as the Chief Financial Officer of edotco Group Sdn Bhd as of 1 June 2020.

Phillip Wong
Chief Regional Officer – ASEAN North

Phillip was appointed the Chief Regional Officer of edotco Group in December 2017 to cover the growing markets. He also takes a role of Country Managing Director of edotco Cambodia. Previously, Phillip served as the Chief Finance Officer of Smart Axiata and Hello Axiata.

Vijendran (Vijay) Watson
Chief Regional Officer, Bay of Bengal

Vijay was appointed Chief Regional Officer in March 2019 to cover the markets of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar. He will continue to be the Country Managing Director of Myanmar. Vijay has over 40 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry including the Director Alliances for American Tower and Founding Managing Director of Transcend Infrastructure in India.

Wan Zainal Adileen
Chief Regional Officer – ASEAN South

Wan Zainal has been appointed as Chief Regional Officer for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei in 2016. He started his journey with edotco Group in 2014 as Chief Sales and Corporate Affairs Officer, responsible for Sales, Marketing, Branding, and Corporate Comm for edotco Group. He also had various leadership role in Tekelec, IBM, Logica and Maxis before he joined edotco. Citation for Top 100 Most Influential Marketing Leaders 2015 – World Marketing Congress 2015. Endorsed by CMO Council Asia.

Ramon Chelvarajasingam
Chief People Officer

Ramon was appointed the Chief People Officer of edotco Group in July 2019. Previously, Ramon has had experience in various senior management positions, having served as Chief HR Officer for Hong Leong Financial Group, VP Organisation Development for CitiGroup Asia Pacific, VP Group HR for Symphony BPO and prior to joining edotco Group as Executive Director, at PwC South East Asia Consulting group. Ramon is a highly experienced HR professional that has worked on large scale HR transformation, M&A integrations, developing Talent programs, driving staff optimization initiatives and developing organisations in becoming Employer of Choice. He has extensive international exposure having worked across 13 countries in Asia Pacific.

Regional Leadership

Azizee Abdul Aziz
Director, Group Operations

Azizul Abdul Rahman
Director, Group Corporate Affairs

Carson J Wolfer
Director, Group Mergers and Acquisitions

Gayan Koralage
Director, Strategy

Ir Kumari Nalini
Director, Engineering and Technology

Megat Mohd. Zukarlai Meor Zailan
Director, Group Commercial Management

Azrin Tajuddin
Head, Company Secretarial

Nizam Abdullah
Head, Internal Audit

Shireen Tan
Financial Controller

Advisors to the CEO

Rema Devi Nair
Regulatory Advisor to the CEO