Axiata’s Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya Receives GSMA Chairman’s Award 2024

Axiata Group Berhad has proudly announced that Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya, the CEO of Telecommunications Business & Group Executive Director, was honored with the prestigious 2024 GSMA Chairman’s Award at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress.

Established in 1996, the Chairman’s Award is considered the GSMA’s highest recognition, acknowledging exceptional contributions by individuals and organizations to the global advancement of mobile communications.

Axiata’s operating companies have consistently been at the forefront of driving the impact and cutting-edge capabilities of mobile communications in Asia. Teams from across the Axiata Group have actively participated in various strategic initiatives of the GSMA regionally and globally. Notably, Axiata Group has taken a leading role in advancing the GSMA’s Open Gateway initiative in the region.

As one of Asia’s largest telecommunications groups, Axiata operates across ASEAN and South Asia, serving over 170 million subscribers. Dr. Hans, in his role as the CEO of Telecommunications Business, oversees Axiata’s Digital Telecommunications Operations in Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. His responsibilities also extend to the Group’s Enterprise and International Businesses, along with Axiata’s software and digital transformation unit, Axiata Digital Labs (ADL). Dr. Hans represents the Axiata Group on the Board of the GSMA and previously served as the Chairman of GSM Asia Pacific, receiving the “Outstanding Contribution to the Asian Mobile Industry” Award in 2016.

Commenting on the recognition, Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya expressed humility, stating, “I am truly humbled to receive the GSMA Chairman’s Award. This recognition reflects the dedication, brilliance, and collaborative spirit of our teams across the Axiata Group. It is a privilege to share this accolade with them all.”

He emphasized Axiata’s commitment to Collaboration, Innovation, and Customer Centricity in delivering on the promise of Advancing Asia. Axiata aims to ensure that its efforts in expanding digital connectivity and empowerment result in inclusive impact across the communities, industries, and economies it serves. Dr. Hans highlighted the global platform for ecosystem collaboration provided by the GSMA, stating that it, along with the collective strength and wisdom it embodies, will continue to support Axiata’s thrust towards advancing the frontiers of Digital Transformation across the region.

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