Malaysian, age 52, was appointed as our Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer on 21 March 2011 and 1 April 2011 respectively.
Dato’ Rohana Rozhan is also the Chief Executive Officer of MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, a position she has held since 2006. Prior to her appointment as Chief Executive Officer, she was the Group Chief Financial Officer of Astro All Asia Networks Limited (“AAAN”), where she was instrumental in AAAN’s listing on the then Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange in 2003. She was a founding member of Astro group since her joining in 1995.
Dato’ Rohana Rozhan is the principal architect of the Company’s growth strategies that are delivering sustainable returns for its shareholders and has led the Company through a multitude of industry breakthroughs and firsts. In recognition of her leadership role in championing lifelong learning and community development, she was awarded CNBC’s Asia Business Leaders Award and the Silver Stevie Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. The Toastmasters’ Golden Gavel Award was also conferred to her in recognition of her achievements and contribution to the media sector.
She is qualified by her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She has also completed the Advanced
Management Program at Harvard Business School, USA. Previously, she was attached to the Unilever group of companies from 1985 to 1995, both in UK and Malaysia, where she held various senior management positions and gained substantial experience in financial, marketing and business management in the multinational consumer goods business.