Asri Hassan Sabri
Group Chief Corporate OfficerAxiata Group Berhad
Asri Hassan Sabri has over 30 years of experience in various management, consulting and entrepreneur engagements in the IT and telecom industry. He currently serves as a Group Chief Corporate Officer at Axiata Group since September 2018. He is primarily responsible for the governance of Axiata’s corporate centre and broadly looking at all aspects of stakeholder management. He is also accountable for matters concerning corporate affairs, which includes corporate communications and sustainability, and regulatory. Earlier, Asri served as the Chief Executive Officer at Axiata Business Services, which is the regional enterprise business arm of Axiata. He was also the Group Chief Business Operations Officer of Axiata, where he was responsible for the performance management of Axiata’s operating companies. Prior to joining Axiata, he was a strategic partner with Provident Capital Partners, a private equity fund operating primarily in Indonesia and Singapore, whilst managing his own business in telecoms services. He was also consulting for one of the largest independent tower company in Indonesia, supporting them in adoption of new technologies as well as their regional expansion efforts. Asri had also served as Country President for Motorola Malaysia, a position he held from 2006 to 2008. Motorola then had more than 4,000 employees; with sales, manufacturing and R&D operations across the country. Besides Motorola, he has also worked in various management and regional roles with other multinational corporations (MNCs) such as Nokia and Digital Equipment Corporation. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has also completed various management programs conducted by INSEAD, IMD and other organisations throughout his career.