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Ramanathan A/L Sathiamutty

Independent Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment 
16 April 2014

Membership of Board Committees

  • Chairman of the Risk Management Committee.

  • Member of the Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee and Tender Committee.



  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from University Kebangsaan Malaysia.

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Universiti Putra Malaysia

  • Executive Management Program from the Harvard Business School and INSEAD.


Membership of Associations

  • Member of the advisory boards at INTI College, Universiti Putra Malaysia’s Computer Science and Information Technology Faculty and University Tenaga Nasional’s International Advisory Council.

  • Member of the Board of Governors, University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering.

  • Adjunct professor at Taylor's University.

  • Non-Executive Director at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.


Working Experience and Occupation

  • 2018-2019

      Appointed as Celcom Axiata's Advisor to Chief Executive Officer.


  • 2016-2018
    Appointed as Celcom's Chief Transformation Officer.

  • 2014-2016

      Joined Celcom as Chief Technology, Operation and Digitalisation Officer.

  • 2010-2014

      Appointed as IBM Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.'s Managing Director.

  • 2008-2009

      Joined ASEAN as General Manager, Communication Sector.

  • 2006-2007

      Appointed as IBM India's Managing Partner (Bharti Airtel).

  • 2004-2006

      Appointed as IBM United State's Director, Global Strategic Acquisition.

  • 2003-2003

      Appointed as IBM Korea's Managing Partner, Global Business Consulting.

  • 2000-2002

      Joined Internet Generation Companies (APAC) as its Director, Strategic Investment.

  • 1996-2000

      Appointed as IBM Malaysia's Country Manager, Telecommunication, Media and Utility.

Directorships of other Public Companies and listed issuers

  • Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad.