Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)

Nor Azura Abdul Wahab, 53, a Malaysian, holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy from Sheffield University in UK. She also completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Accountant from Demontfort University in Leicester, UK and Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Multimedia University (MMU), Cyberjaya.

She was appointed as Chief Procurement Office for TM effective 1 October 2021 in which she is responsible to lead the overall TM Procurement strategy and contract management services in supporting the business requirement whilst ensuring full compliance to TM’s policy, process and governance.

A TM home grown talent, she has more than 20 years of experience working in TM in different areas and divisions. She started her career as an Account Executive in 1996 in Telekom Publication Sdn Bhd (a wholly owned subsidiary of TM) before joining TM Group Internal Auditor as an Internal Auditor, where she was in charge to lead and manage the audit plan for various divisions such as Corporate units, MMU and international subsidiaries. In 2006, Azura was promoted as the Deputy Chief Internal Auditor to oversee overall execution of the audit plans by the Group Internal Audit to provide the required assurance on TM’s Internal control.

In 2009, Azura moved to Group Procurement as GM Strategic Sourcing  where  she was responsible to manage and oversee all TM procurement and sourcing activities whilst ensuring compliance to TM’s policy and governance accordingly. In 2014, was assigned to be part of the Line of Business (LOB) under TM ONE undertaking multiple roles and accountabilities such Head of TM ONE Transformation Office and GM Business Technology which oversees the execution of TM ONE transformation, focusing on organizational structure and process improvements. In 2019, Azura was appointed as Head of Partnership for TM ONE whereby she successfully centralized the partnership function and transformed the overall partnership process and governance as part of internal control improvements.