KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has announced the appointment of Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Mohd Bakke Salleh as new chairman to replace Rosli Man.
Mohd Bakke's appointment is effective May 11.
“The entire Board, management and Warga TM would like to thank and convey our appreciation to our outgoing chairman, Rosli Man for his valuable contribution to TM during his tenure," the company said in a statement today.
"During his chairmanship, he is instrumental in positioning TM to be the National Telecommunication Infrastructure Provider or InfraCo towards preparing the Group at the forefront of the nation’s 5G infrastructure roll-out.” Rosli Man was appointed as chairman of TM in December 2018.
Mohd Bakke, the former chairman of the Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Sime Darby Plantation's boss, is a highly respected corporate figure with extensive experience, known for upholding governance and integrity.
"He brings a wealth of industry and commercial insights, which will broaden and enrich the Board's overall expertise," TM said.
"We look forward to Tan Sri’s guidance, counsel and leadership as the company continues on its transformation journey and next phase of growth."
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