Sunday, March 4, 2012

SingTel Restructures into 3 Units

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) announced a new organisation structure aimed at reinventing its core carriage business and capturing emerging opportunities in a new era of new devices, content and technology.


The SingTel Group now has over 400 million mobile customers and strong presence in many markets. Going forward, the company will be organized in three units:


Group Consumer, led by Mr Paul O’Sullivan, will focus on setting new benchmarks in customer experience as the leading provider of next-generation communication, infotainment and technology services to consumers and small businesses across Asia Pacific. The unit consolidates all consumer-related functions and includes the Group’s international business in the emerging markets, allowing it to fully leverage the scale of its more than 400 million mobile customers.


Group Digital L!fe, headed by Mr Allen Lew, will lead the Group’s journey to becoming a leading player in the digital ecosystem, beyond connecting voices to bringing people together with innovative and cutting-edge digital services. This unit will complement the Group’s consumer offerings with state-of-the-art digital services through bundles and add-ons. Mr Lew and his team also carry a strong mandate to serve customers and other industry players globally.


Group ICT brings together all enterprise-related business units and will focus on providing ICT solutions to serve the Group’s enterprise customers, offering innovative and comprehensive IT and telecommunications solutions across multiple geographies. Mr Lew will be the covering CEO as the Group searches internally and externally to fill the position.


Ms Chua Sock Koong, SingTel Group CEO, said: “SingTel has a long history of quietly, but successfully, making bold and industry-shaping investments. We now see some of the largest and most exciting opportunities that have ever existed in this industry. The changes to how we organise ourselves are necessary in order to align our people and resources to sharpen our focus and take advantage of these opportunities.�?http://www.singtel.com

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