PETALING JAYA, 20 August 2021 – Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom) and Huawei Technologies Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Huawei), a leading global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions provider, have signed a Digital Leadership Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch a set of talent development programmes, aimed at building ICT talents to future-proof a digital future for Malaysia.
Idham Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad and Michael Yuan, Chief Executive Officer of Huawei Technologies Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. inked the MoU during the recent virtual Celcom Huawei Strategy Summit. The signing ceremony was also witnessed virtually by Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Chairman, Dr. Howard Liang, Huawei regional leaders from the Asia Pacific region and Celcom’s senior management.
The Digital Leadership programme aims to nurture aspiring ICT professionals, equipping them with skills related to latest technological developments such as Big Data, Cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G technology and pervasive technologies that will further empower Celcom to be at the forefront of technology innovation.
This collaboration between Celcom and Huawei will see the sharing of best practices and knowledge-sharing between both parties to enhance technical expertise and skillset development. Celcom and Huawei will collaborate and build digital transformation leadership talents and help secure a stronger positioning of Celcom’s business leadership within the industry.