Chari TVT

Board/ Board Audit Committee Member @ Ncell Axiata

Chari TVT is currently a financial consultant for a few companies and also Board member of a few listed and non-listed companies. Till 31st Dec 2016, he was the Group CFO of Axiata with market capitalization of appx RM$ 50 B. The Group’s revenue for 2016 was over RM20.0 billion ( appx USD5.0 billion).

Axiata Group Berhad is one of the largest telecommunications groups in Asia with over 250 million customers. Axiata has controlling interests in mobile operators in Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Cambodia with significant strategic stakes in India and Singapore. He was nominated as the Best CFO in Malaysia by Finance Asia (HK 2016).

He also served as Chief Financial Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad since May 2009 with revenue of US$ 2.3 B with PAT of US$ 800M. During his time, he was instrumental for many initiatives that contributed to excellent financial performance of Celcom over the last four and half years, making it one of the most profitable companies in Malaysia.

Prior to joining Axiata Group, Chari TVT was the Vice President, Sales, HP Financial Services Asia Pacific and Japan. Chari had an illustrious career in HP for over twenty years of which 10 years was in senior finance positions in various countries ( Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore) and 10 years heading Sales and Marketing for Asia Pac and a large business unit with revenue of close to US1 B.

He holds an MBA from State University of New York at Buffalo. He is also a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK (CIMA). Chari is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant (ACA) and Institute of Cost and Works Accountants (ICWA) from India.

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