Ir. Ts. AZIZI A. HADIChief Operating Officer (Commercial and Technology) at TM ONE
Azizi holds an MBA from Universiti Putra Malaysia and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Wichita State University, USA. He had also attended leadership program at Harvard, Cambridge and Stanford. He has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, which includes engineering, operations, sales, product development and management. He started his career with the Royal Malaysian Army as an Engineering Officer in the Royal Signals Regiment from 1987 to 1996, where his main responsibilities were in planning tactical radio networks, evaluating new equipment, and training. Azizi was also the Country Business Development Manager of Global One Communications, an international telecommunications service provider, where he was entrusted with the country’s MNC sales in 1999. Prior to joining TM in 2006, he was with Maxis Communications Berhad as the Head of Broadband Business Unit and in Network Engineering and Operations.
Azizi’s career in TM started as the General Manager, Technology and Innovation of TM Retail. He was then promoted to Vice President of Retail Product on 1 February 2009 where he was responsible for the development and commercialisation of TM’s products and services. He then became the Executive Vice President (EVP), SME in 2011 before assuming his role as Chief Operating Officer of webe in 2014 and later Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of webe on 1 August 2016. He was subsequently appointed EVP, TM ONE on 15 May 2017, to lead TM ONE through the transformation journey further to improve TM’s market share as a fully integrated digital enabler for enterprises and the public sector. Azizi is also a board member of several subsidiaries under the purview of TM ONE including VADS Berhad.