Lavina Koh, previously the Head of Finance for the Vodafone Group Enterprise business across Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, has joined MyRepublic as its Group Chief Financial Officer.
“What’s really exciting is the tremendous potential MyRepublic has,” said Koh, “Everyone here is working hard and truly passionate about what they do. There’s a real opportunity to redefine the mobility space here and make a real impact not just in Singapore but across the region.”
With 20 years of experience in the telecommunications sector driving finance, business transformation and development, Koh is set to take MyRepublic Group to the next level, helming expansion plans, improving fiscal strategies and providing critical support for the company’s plans to IPO within the next 3 years.
In 2016 alone, Koh will provide her expertise to MyRepublic’s ambitious bid to become Singapore’s 4th mobile operator, launch fibre broadband services across Australia, and help build the framework to spin-off its IT solutions arm, MyRepublic Labs.
“We were looking for someone who shared our passion and had extensive experience building up a regional business,” said Malcolm Rodrigues, MyRepublic Group CEO, “Lavinia built Vodafone’s regional finance team after their integration of Cable and Wireless and she’s as driven as any of us in ensuring we properly execute our vision.”
Lavinia will be based in MyRepublic Singapore, and rounds off the Group Management team at MyRepublic consisting of:
Prior to Vodafone, Lavinia was the CFO of Cable and Wireless Worldwide Asia Pacific, driving finance transformation and business performance. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant, England & Wales with over 25 years of experience in professional practice and the TMT sector in Asia Pacific.