The FINANCIAL — Malaysia Airlines (MAS) on May 5 officially announced the appointment of Tan Kok Meng as its Chief Information Officer (CIO) with effect from 18 May 2015.
Announcing the appointment, MAS’ Chief Executive Officer Christoph Mueller said “On behalf of the management team, I am pleased to welcome Tan Kok Meng to Malaysia Airlines. Tan brings with him over 20 years of experience in the IT and management capacities and will be assisting the Company in developing enhanced IT structures and support moving forward.”
Prior to his appointment, Tan was the Group CIO & Head, Regional Shared Services of Malayan Banking Berhad and had served as Programme Director, Finance Transformation of AstraZeneca (Malaysia).
He was also formerly General Manager/ Head of Group Service Delivery of British American Tobacco, Group Service Delivery. He previously held various senior positions in both local and international companies, including General Manager, IT Subsidiary of Malaysian International Shipping Company (MISC), System Development Manager in Standard Chartered Bank and IT Manager (Consumer Banking Group) in Citibank.