Both Maxis and Celcom have been pinching each other’s management staff in efforts to fortify their position in the market it seems, in the latest key management movemet, Jennifer Wong a long-time employee of Celcom is now the new Chief Financial Officer at the green telco.
She takes over from Wayne Treeby, Maxis’ current Chief Financial and Strategy Officer, who will be completing his contract of service and will leave Maxis at the end of September 2022 to return to his native Australia to be closer to his family.
Jennifer will be joining Maxis from Celcom Axiata Berhad, where she has held various senior positions in the span of over 14 years before her last role there as CFO. She will bring with her more than 20 years of experience in accounting, controllership, financial and operation management, as well as business planning and analysis.
She is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Programme, as well as Insead’s General Management Program and Innovation Program. She is also a member of the Malaysia Institute of Accountants (Malaysia) and the Malaysia Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
An accountant by profession, she started her career with Arthur Andersen, and later with Ernst & Young and PWC, where she advised on M&A transactions, corporate exercises, and Initial Public Offers in the UK, Malaysia, and Hong Kong.
“We are pleased to welcome Jennifer on board and look forward to her being part of the Maxis family and the exciting growth journey that we are on. We are confident that her vast industry experience will be highly valuable to our business and our ambitions. Meanwhile, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Wayne for his invaluable contributions to the Company and wish him success in his future endeavours,” said Gokhan Ogut, Maxis Chief Executive Officer.