PETALING JAYA: Pos Malaysia Bhd has appointed Syed Md Najib Syed Md Noor as its group CEO effective Oct 1, 2018.
Syed Najib replaces Al-Ishsal Ishak who was appointed as chairman of Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission on the same date.
Syed Najib, 58, graduated with Bachelor of Science in Management Science from California State University, in Chico US. He also holds an MBA from the National University Sacramento, California. He is currently the chairman of Altel Communications Sdn Bhd and MYTV Broadcasting Sdn Bhd.
Prior to his positions at Altel and MYTV, Syed Najib was with Celcom Axiata Bhd from 2005 to 2017 holding a wide range of experience in several portfolios including senior vice president of Celcom’s international business, director of regulatory, legal & corporate affairs and chief customer experience, services & retail officer.
Apart from his experience with Celcom Axiata, Syed Najib was the country head for Malaysia and Indonesia of REACH, which is a telecommunications joint-venture between Telstra of Australia and Hong Kong Telecoms. He was also the managing director of MIMOS Internet Services and started his career in Esso Production Malaysia Incorporated.
“With his vast expertise in areas where it is required the most; such as customer experience, regulatory and international business, the board of directors of Pos Malaysia is highly confident that Syed Najib is the most suitable talent to lead the organisation and look forward for him to spearhead Pos Malaysia towards greater heights,” the group said.