Malaysian, age 50, joined the Board as a Director in March 2011. Dato’ Rohana, a pioneer member of the Astro Group, was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company on 1 April 2011.
Dato’ Rohana graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Accounting and Economics from University of Kent, Canterbury, UK in 1985. She completed her Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK in 1986 and is currently a fellow member. She has been a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants since May 1997. She completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School, US in 2006.
In addition to being the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, she is also the Chief Executive Officer of MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems Sdn Bhd, our wholly-owned subsidiary, a position she held since 2006. Prior to that, she was the group chief financial officer of Astro All Asia Networks Limited (previously listed on the Bursa Securities), where she was instrumental for its listing on the then Main Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange in 2003.
Before joining Astro in 1995, she was with the Unilever group of companies, both in the United Kingdom and Malaysia, where she gained substantial experience in financial, marketing and business management in a multinational consumer goods business.