Announcement of New Independent Non-Executive Director for DiGi.Com Berhad
Datuk Amar Leo Moggie to join the Board of DiGi.Com Berhad
Shah Alam 11 May 2005 - The Board of DiGi.Com Berhad today announced the appointment of Datuk Amar Leo Moggie as Independent Non-Executive Director, effective 10 May 2005. He has also been appointed as a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees of the Board.
During his tenure as Minister of Energy, Communications and Multimedia, Datuk Amar Leo Moggie was well-regarded within the telecommunications industry for his insight and effective leadership. He has significantly contributed to raising standards and placing telecommunications as among the most dynamic sector in the country. This also led to telecommunications being regarded as one of the fastest growing industry in the South East Asian region. Upon his retirement from politics in 2004 he served as the Chairman of Tenaga Nasional Berhad.
Commenting on the appointment, Chairman of DiGi.Com Berhad, Mr. Arve Johansen said, "On behalf of the Board of DiGi.Com Berhad, we are very pleased to have Datuk Amar Leo Moggie join us at the Board. His past experience contributed to a significant advancement of the telecommunications industry. We believe his knowledge and guidance will be important factors in ensuring the future success of DiGi as the company continues to grow, driving industry innovation and making headways in the marketplace".
Simultaneously the Board also announced the resignation of Tun Dato' Seri Dr Lim Chong Eu as independent Non-Executive Director of the Board and member of the Audit and Nomination Committees of the Board, effective 10 May 2005.
"It is with much regret that we accepted Tun Dato' Seri Dr. Lim's resignation. We are very appreciative and grateful to Tun's tenacious support and unwavering commitment to the Board. I also thank him on behalf of DiGi.Com Berhad for his long and significant contribution to DiGi's success," said Mr. Johansen.
DiGi is a leading mobile communications company providing a comprehensive range of affordable, convenient and easy to use wireless services to simplify and enrich the lives of its customers. We create value for our customers by selecting the most appropriate cutting edge technology so that they benefit from products and services that give them choice, convenience and control.
We have an established presence as a leader in voice and data prepaid services with a number of firsts that have set industry benchmarks for creativity and innovation. These services are offered under the Beyond Prepaid brand name. Our postpaid service under the DiGi Postpaid brand name delivers high quality voice as well as value-added mobile content and data services to both individual and corporate customers.