Ir. Ts. Azizi A. HadiChief Network Officer at Telekom Malaysia
Azizi, 55, male, a Malaysian 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 is a Professional Engineer registered with Board of Engineers Malaysia and a Professional Technologist registered with Malaysia Board of Technologist. He is also an adjunct Professor of UTHM Faculty of Electrical Engineering.
Azizi has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, which includes engineering, operations, sales, product development and management in both fixed and mobile service providers. 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. He 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 in1999. 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.
His career in TM started as GM, Technology & Innovation, TM Retail. He was then promoted to VP of Retail Product on 1 February 2009 where he was responsible for the development and commercialisation of TM’s products and services. He then become the EVP, SME in June 2011 before assuming his role as Chief Operating Officer in 2014 and later ED and CEO of webe on 1 August 2016. Azizi was subsequently appointed EVP, TM ONE on 15 May 2017, to lead TM ONE through the transformation journey to improve TM’s market share as a fully integrated digital enabler enterprises and public sector. He is also a board member of several subsidiaries under the purview of TM ONE namely, VADS Berhad, GITN Sdn Bhd, VADS Lyfe Sdn Bhd, Telekom Multi-Media Sdn Bhd and is President Commissioner of PT VADS Indonesia.