Change In Principal Officer - Mr Gokhan Ogut

Back Oct 28, 2022
Date of change 30 Nov 2022
Age 52
Gender Male
Nationality Turkey
Type of change Cessation Of Office
Designation Chief Executive Officer
Reason Completion of Service / Cessation as Chief Executive Officer ("CEO")
Details of any disagreement that he/she has with the Board of Directors No
Whether there are any matters that need to be brought to the attention of shareholders No


Major/Field of Study
Additional Information
Bachelor of Industrial Engineering
Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

Master of Business Administration
University of Illinois, Chicago

Working experience and occupation

Gokhan Ogut ("Gokhan") joined Maxis in September 2018 as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and was appointed as CEO in May 2019. He first focused on strengthening the core operations of the business to deliver innovative products and services in an ever-increasing competitive core mobile market. In May 2019, Gokhan moved into the CEO position, driving Maxis' new ambition to be Malaysia's leading converged solutions provider. As CEO, he led the company through a challenging and uncertain time, largely driven by the Covid 19 pandemic, which needed innovative solutions and decisions. Despite facing unprecedented times, Gokhan has been instrumental to Maxis resilient financial achievements and delivery of Maxis' convergence leadership ambitions, including commendable growth in the fibre business.


Prior to Maxis, Gokhan ran his own consultancy firm based in Istanbul, Turkey offering management and marketing consultancy services in Europe and the Middle East. Before that, he was with Vodafone Turkey from 2009 to 2016, where he held senior roles his first position as Chief Marketing Officer, rising to become the Chief Consumer Business Officer in 2011 and eventually the Chief Executive Officer of the company between 2013 and 2016. Before Vodafone, Gokhan was in senior marketing as well as general management roles with a number of large and well known companies like Danone and Procter & Gamble, holding positions that had domestic and global responsibilities in Turkey, US and France.


Gokhan has an Industrial Engineering degree from the Bogazici University of Turkey, as well as an MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer NIL
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer NIL
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries

1) Direct Interest over 887,100 Maxis Shares.


2) Indirect interest over 4,255,200 Maxis shares held by CIMB Commerce Trustee Berhad (CIMB) or its Nominee pursuant to the terms and conditions of a share-based incentive arrangement arising under the employment agreement entered by GO with Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd


Remarks :
Please refer to Maxis' Media Release dated 28 October 2022 titled "Maxis to welcome new Chief Executive Officer".


Announcement Info

Stock Name MAXIS
Date Announced 28 Oct 2022
Category Change in Principal Officer
Reference Number C04-27102022-00002