Vivek Sood

Group CEO & MD, Axiata

Vivek was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) and Managing Director of Axiata Group Berhad (Axiata) on 24 March 2023 after serving as Joint Acting GCEO since June 2022. He was appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Axiata in 2017. Before joining Axiata, he was the Executive Vice President and Group Chief Marketing Officer of Telenor Group. He also held positions as CFO and CEO of Telenor India, CEO of Grameenphone (Bangladesh) and Chief Operating Officer and CFO of Tata AIA Life Insurance (India).  Vivek also serves as the Chairman of the Boards of Axiata Digital & Analytics Sdn Bhd and Boost Holdings Sdn Bhd.

Axiata is a leader in the digital and telecommunications sector, committed to Advancing Asia by bridging the digital divide and building inclusive digital societies. With operations across nine ASEAN and South Asian countries, we aim to become the Next Generation Digital Champion. This vision is powered by our Triple Core Business, through which the company harnesses technology, innovation and connectivity to empower communities and businesses across our regions, creating a digital landscape for everyone to thrive.