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Mr Suresh Sidhu

  • Mr Suresh Sidhu
  • Chief Corporate and Operations Officer
  • Celcom Axiata
  • Malaysia
  • Panel Session
  • PSA3 : Regional Leaders Roundtable
  • Jupiter 10
  • Tuesday, 19 November 2013 14:15 - 15:45
  • Panellists


Mr. Suresh Narain Singh Sidhu is the Chief Corporate & Operations Officer (CCOO) of Celcom Axiata Berhad effective 3 January 2012. He is responsible for the operations across Network and IT, Corporate Strategy, Regulatory and Digital Technology Development divisions within the company. In addition, in his role as CCOO, he also drives the end-to-end business transformation of Celcom.

Prior to joining Celcom, Suresh was at Dialog Axiata PLC in Sri Lanka where he held the role of Group Chief Officer – Enterprise and Global at Dialog Telekom PLC. During his tenure there, he also played a pivotal role in pioneering two new ventures for Dialog; a branded Overseas Foreign Workers partnership in the UK, Dialog Vizz, and a joint venture in the Business Process Outsourcing space with First Source Solutions of India.

Suresh joined Axiata in 2009 in Kuala Lumpur as SVP of Business Development, responsible for regional performance management. Prior to Axiata, Suresh was at Maxis Communications Berhad where he held senior roles in strategy, merger & acquisitions and international wholesale. Before joining Maxis, Suresh spent seven years with the Boston Consulting Group, working in the South East Asia and Toronto offices of the firm. He holds an undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and an MBA from INSEAD.