Axiata Group Bhd has announced Amrit Kaur’s appointment as an independent non-executive director and chair of its Board Audit Committee effective July 1, 2024. Amrit Kaur brings over three decades of experience in regulatory compliance, financial advisory, and risk management to the telecommunications group. Her extensive career includes senior roles at Arthur Anderson and PwC Malaysia, where she led various high-profile engagements involving mergers and acquisitions and standards implementations. Axiata’s Chairman, Tan Sri Shahril Ridza Ridzuan, and CEO, Vivek Sood, both emphasized that Kaur’s appointment is aligned with the group’s objective of becoming a Next Generation Digital Champion, broadening the Board’s diverse expertise to reinforce Axiata’s commitment to value creation and operational excellence.

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