Board of Directors

Vivek Sood
58 years of age, Indian
  • Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director
Appointed to Board: 19 January 2023

Career History

Vivek has led several multidisciplinary and multi-cultural teams as, Group CFO of Axiata, EVP and Group Chief Marketing Officer of Telenor, CEO of Grameenphone Bangladesh, CEO of Telenor India, CFO of Telenor India and COO and CFO of Tata AIA Life Insurance.

He has been on the Boards of Axiata listed and unlisted subsidiaries and has been instrumental in handling finances for Axiata including Funding, capital management, portfolio rebalance and operational excellence. He has played the role of a change agent through leading the transformation of a large telco, in becoming a Digital Service provider and develop new services. He gained diverse global knowledge through his responsibilities across Asian and European markets, leading teams from multiple cultures and backgrounds.


Other Commitments

Mr Sood is currently Axiata Group Berhad’s Group Chief Financial Officer and Joint Acting Group Chief Executive Officer.

Skills & Experience

Vivek holds a Bachelor in Commerce from University of Delhi, India and became a Qualified Chartered Accountant of India in 1989. He conducted his Accountancy and Audit Training in Pricewaterhouse.

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