Ir Azizi Hadi
CTIO, Telekom Malaysia

Ir Azizi Hadi

Ir. Azizi, 57, male, a Malaysian, holds an MBA from Universiti Putra Malaysia and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Wichita State University, USA. He had also attended leadership program at Harvard, Cambridge and Stanford. He is a Professional Engineer registered with Board of Engineers Malaysia and a Professional Technologist registered with Malaysia Board of Technologist. Ir. Azizi is an adjunct professor of Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM).He was appointed as Chief Operating Officer (Commercial & Technology) on 1 September 2020. He brings more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, which includes engineering, operations, sales, product development and management in both fixed and mobile industry.

Ir. Azizi started his career with the Royal Malaysian Army as an Engineering Officer in the Royal Signals Regiment from 1987 to 1996, where his main responsibilities were in planning tactical radio networks,evaluating new equipment and training. He was also the Country Business Development Manager ofGlobal One Communications as international telecommunications service provider where he was entrusted with the country's MNC sales in 1999. Prior to joining TM in 2006, he was with Maxis Communications Berhad as the Head of Broadband Business Unit and in Network Engineering and Operations.

Ir. Azizi first joined TM as the General Manager, Technology & Innovation. He was then promoted to Vice President (VP) of Retail Product on 1 February 2009 where he was responsible for the development and commercialisation of TM's products and services. He then became the Executive Vice President (EVP), SME in 2011 before assuming his role as Chief Operating Officer of webe in 2014 and later as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of webe on 1 August 2016. He was subsequently appointed EVP, TM ONE on 15 May 2017 to lead TM ONE through its transformation journey as a fully integrated digital enabler for enterprises and public sector.

He served as Chief Network Officer (CNO) from 26 August 2019 until 31 August 2020 and responsible for the strategy, rollout and management of nationwide network. Ir. Azizi also sits on the board of few subsidiaries of TM including Universiti Telekom Sdn Bhd (the operator of Multimedia University(MMU), Webe Digital Sdn Bhd and Fibercomm Network (M) Sdn Bhd and Fiberail Sdn Bhd