Maxis has announced the appointment of Jennifer Wong as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective 3 October 2022.
Jennifer takes over from Wayne Treeby, Maxis’ current Chief Financial and Strategy Officer, who will be completing his contract of service and will leave Maxis at the end of September 2022 to return to his native Australia to be closer to his family.
Jennifer will be joining Maxis from Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom), where she has held various senior positions in the span of over 14 years before her last role there as CFO. She brings with her more than 20 years of experience in accounting, controllership, financial and operation management, as well as business planning and analysis. Jennifer is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Programme, as well as Insead’s General Management Program and Innovation Program. She is also a member of the Malaysia Institute of Accountants (Malaysia) and Malaysia Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
An accountant by profession, she started her career with Arthur Andersen, and later with Ernst & Young and PWC, where she advised on M&A transactions, corporate exercises and Initial Public Offers in the UK, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
“We are pleased to welcome Jennifer on board and look forward to her being part of the Maxis family and the exciting growth journey that we are on. We are confident that her vast industry experience will be highly valuable to our business and our ambitions. Meanwhile, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Wayne for his invaluable contributions to the Company and wish him success in his future endeavours,” - Gokhan Ogut, Maxis Chief Executive Officer
Wayne has been with Maxis for four and a half years and played a significant role in Maxis’ successful financial management, strategic planning, and development and delivery of its converged solutions leadership vision. He helped navigate the organization through challenging telco environment and uncertainties including the Covid-19 pandemic.