Celcom appoints new CEO

Celcom’s new CEO, Mohamad Idham Nawawi has 25 years of experience within the telecommunications industry.

KUALA LUMPUR: Celcom Axiata Bhd (Celcom) has appointed Mohamad Idham Nawawi as the new chief executive officer (CEO), effective Sept 1.

In a statement today, Celcom said Idham, who is currently serving as group chief corporate officer, would replace Michael Kuehner whose tenure ends on Aug 31.

“The succession is part of the original plan to appoint an internal talent for the next phase of transformation,” it said.

The company said Idham had 25 years of experience within the telecommunications industry in Malaysia and the region.

Celcom is part of the Axiata Group of Companies, with close to 350 million customers across 11 Asian markets.