Maxis Management Team

Extracted from Annual Report 2015

Morten Lundal

Morten Lundal


Chief Executive Officer

Morten joined Maxis as Chief Executive Officer on 1 October 2013, carrying with him more than 16 years of experience in telecommunications industry. Morten is also a Director of Maxis Berhad and operational subsidiaries.

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Morten Lundal, aged 51, a Norwegian, was appointed as a Director of Maxis on 1 October 2013.

Membership of Board Committee
ESOS/LTIP Committee

Qualification He holds a Master of Business Administration from IMD Lausanne and a Master of Business and Economics from the Norwegian School of Management, BI.

Working Experience/ Occupation
He joined Maxis as Chief Executive Officer on 1 October 2013, bringing with him more than 16 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Morten is also a Director of Maxis Berhad and its operational subsidiaries.

Prior to joining Maxis, Morten was Group Chief Commercial Officer of Vodafone Group Plc, a member of the Executive Committee responsible for commercial activities at the group level. Prior to assuming that position in 2010, he was regional chief executive officer responsible for eight operating companies in Central Europe and Africa. He joined Vodafone in 2008.

Prior to Vodafone, he was chief executive officer of DiGi.Com Berhad Group. Morten joined Nordic mobile operator Telenor in 1997 and has held several chief executive officer positions including for the Internet Division and Telenor Business Solutions as well as the position of executive vice president for Corporate Strategy.

Directorship(s) in other public company(ies)
Nil

Nasution bin Mohamed

Nasution bin Mohamed


Chief Financial and Strategy Officer

Nasution joined Maxis in January 2011 and was appointed as Chief Financial Officer on 15 April 2011. He was subsequently redesignated as Chief Financial and Strategy Officer in November 2013.

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Nasution joined Maxis in January 2011 and was appointed as Chief Financial Officer on 15 April 2011. He was subsequently redesignated as Chief Financial and Strategy Officer in November 2013.

Nasution has over 20 years of wide business experience in Malaysia and overseas. Prior to joining Maxis, Nasution was the Managing Director/CEO of Penerbangan Malaysia Berhad (PMB). Prior to PMB, he was an Executive Director at UDA Holdings Berhad. Nasution started his career with KPMG in Australia and subsequently joined the Corporate Finance Division of Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad. He then moved on to Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad (Danaharta). Subsequent to Danaharta, Nasution joined KPMG Malaysia where he was Head of an Audit Department.

Nasution holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of New South Wales, Australia and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA).

Morten Bangsgaard

Morten Bangsgaard


Chief Technology Officer

Morten is responsible for the development and operations of the Maxis telecommunications and IT networks.

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Morten is responsible for the development and operations of the Maxis telecommunications and IT networks.

He joined Maxis in February 2014 and brings over 19 years of experience in the telecommunications industry with 15 years in various network roles and 4½ years as Chief Information Officer.

Prior to joining Maxis, Morten was Senior Vice President, Network Planning and Build with TDC, Denmark, responsible for planning, designing and building mobile, fixed and coax networks. Prior to that he held various roles in TDC, Denmark, including Chief Information Officer, Head of Network Development and Strategy and Head of Market Support. Before joining TDC, Morten held several roles at Ericsson Denmark, Sweden and UK.

Morten holds a Master in Mathematics and Economics from Aarhus University, Denmark.

Dushyanthan Vaithiyanathan

Dushyanthan Vaithiyanathan


Head of Consumer Business

Dushyan is responsible for the end to end management of all mobile and fixed business for the consumer segment.

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Dushyan is responsible for the end to end management of all mobile and fixed business for the consumer segment.

He joined Maxis in January 2013, and was appointed as Head of Consumer Business on 10 June 2013. He brings over 16 years of regional experience in consumer marketing, business strategy and corporate finance, of which approximately nine years was spent in the telecommunications industry.

Prior to joining Maxis, he was the Vice President for Business Development for Telenor ASA, Bangkok, responsible for developing regional operating models, planning and managing cross border commercial initiatives and driving commercial business case developments in the region. Some of his senior assignments prior to Telenor include advisor to Managing Director and Executive Vice President of Unitech Wireless, Tamilnadu, as well as Head of Consumer Marketing and Head of Voice Products and Services for DiGi Telecommunications.

Dushyan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Law (combined honours) from University of Exeter, UK.

Loong Tuck Weng

Loong Tuck Weng


Head of Enterprise

Loong is responsible for the Enterprise segment, encompassing corporate, government, small and medium enterprise (SME), wholesale business and new business.

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Loong is responsible for the Enterprise segment, encompassing corporate, government, small and medium enterprise (SME), wholesale business and new business.

He joined Maxis in August 2016 and brings over 20 years of experience in marketing and segments and product management, as well as other experiences managing marketing and products for the mass markets within the financial industry.

Prior to joining Maxis, he was the Chief Marketing Officer for Indosat, an affiliate of Ooredoo Group of Qatar and was with the Group itself based in Qatar since 2008. In his earlier career stages, Loong worked with a number of large international electronics companies managing products and marketing. Some of his senior assignments prior to Indosat include Director of Customer Management in Qtel International (Ooredoo Group), CMO in DiGi Telecommunications Sdn. Bhd. and Head of Consumer Banking in United Overseas Bank Malaysia.

Loong holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Master of Arts in Education Media from the University of Mississippi of the US.

Tan Lay Han

Tan Lay Han


Head of Sales & Service

Lay Han leads a team focusing on Customer Service, Channel and Supply Chain Management.

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Lay Han leads a team focusing on Customer Service, Channel and Supply Chain Management.

Lay Han joined Maxis in October 1999 as Head of Sales and Distribution and was subsequently appointed as Head of Channel Distribution and Customer Service in February 2004, and later as Head of Consumer Marketing in September 2006. In September 2009, he was appointed Head of Planning and in mid-2010, he took charge of the Business Transformation portfolio. On 10 June 2013, he was appointed as Head of Sales & Services.

Prior to joining Maxis, he was General Manager at Tanjong Golden Village Sdn Bhd (now known as TGV Cinemas Sdn Bhd). He was also involved in various business development projects for Tanjong plc. including the establishment of the TGV business. He was previously with BP Malaysia Sdn Bhd where he held various marketing and operations positions for nine years.

Lay Han holds a Bachelor of Engineering from RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) and Masters in Business Administration from Cranfield School of Management.

Adzhar bin Ibrahim

Adzhar bin Ibrahim


Head of People & Organisation

Adzhar joined Maxis in July 2014, bringing with him 33 years of experience in human resources across various industries and sectors, in both local and foreign-owned corporations.

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Adzhar joined Maxis in July 2014, bringing with him 33 years of experience in human resources across various industries and sectors, in both local and foreign-owned corporations. He is responsible for talent acquisition, performance and rewards, industrial relations and learning and development. His focus is on putting in place people processes and policies to create a fresh, strong Maxis culture that will push Maxis towards achieving its business ambitions.

Prior to Maxis, Adzhar was the Group Head of People for AirAsia. He was also the previous Head of HR for DiGi.com, Sime Darby and Standard Chartered Bank. Before that, Adzhar was the General Manager of Human Resources in Maxis in its early start-up stage.