Nikhil is Chief Executive and Executive Director of StarHub. Nikhil brings 20 years of experience in the global ICT sector working with senior executive teams to drive growth and make synergistic investments in infrastructure and enterprise communications and technology. Nikhil is responsible, together with the Executive team, for leading StarHub’s transformation and competitiveness and creating value for all stakeholders.
Prior to StarHub, Nikhil was Deputy Chief Executive Officer, ST Telemedia and President & Group Chief Executive Officer of ST Telemedia’s Infrastructure Technology (InfraTech) where he led corporate development activities across its communications, data centres and technology holdings, most recently building and acquiring cloud-centric platforms in IT, cybersecurity and enterprise software. Nikhil also previously served as a member of StarHub’s Board Strategy Committee.
Before joining ST Telemedia, Nikhil was an investment banker for over 18 years at Citigroup, working in the firm’s Hong Kong, New York and South East Asian offices. From 2008 to 2015, he was Managing Director & Head of Asia-Pacific Technology, Media & Telecommunications Corporate & Investment Banking at Citigroup, based in Hong Kong, where he led capital markets and M&A transactions across South East Asia, Greater China, India and the US.
Nikhil holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economics from University College London. He is a Singaporean and married with two daughters and a son.
Dennis oversees StarHub’s financial health, develops and executes strategies through financial management and ensures that business decisions are financially sound. He is also responsible for investor relations, merger and acquisition activities, procurement, supply chain and enterprise risk management.
Prior to joining StarHub, Dennis was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of STATS ChipPAC (Worldwide), a leading provider of advanced semiconductor packaging and test services. He was also with Lear Corporation as its Vice President of Finance, Asia Pacific Operations and CFO of Behringer Corporation and Frontline Technologies Corporation.
Dennis is a Chartered Accountant and currently a council member with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Hull, United Kingdom.
Johan leads the consumer business group and is responsible for the development, marketing and delivery of Mobile, Entertainment and Broadband products and services for consumers and SMEs. He also charts StarHub’s brand evolution.
Prior to joining StarHub, Johan’s 22 years of experience in the telecommunications industry has brought him across Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Most recently, he was the Chief Commercial Officer of Ooredoo Oman, where he was responsible for marketing, sales and customer experience for mobile, fixed-line and new businesses. Before that, he held senior positions in Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile), Axis (STC) and Singtel.
Johan was recognised by Forbes as one of the world’s 50 most influential CMOs in 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Commercial Economics – Communications from Hogeschool Breda, Netherlands.
Kit Yong leads the Enterprise Business Group, a growing segment that delivers leading connectivity, platforms, applications and tailored industry solutions and services to enable the business of StarHub's enterprise and government customers to thrive in the digital economy. He was the company’s Vice President of Enterprise Sales and ICT prior to his current appointment.
A maven in the info-communications industry, Kit Yong has extensive experience leading and executing business strategies across diverse industries such as financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, automotive and transportation & logistics. He last held the positions of General Manager, Global Technology Services (GTS) at IBM Singapore. His prior position within IBM was APAC Service Leader for Managed Applications (SAP & Oracle) on Multi-cloud and Hybrid Cloud Services and Interim General Manager, GTS at IBM Philippines, where he accelerated IBM’s journey to cloud growth in Asia Pacific.
Kit Yong holds a Bachelor of Finance and Marketing from Curtin University, Australia.
Veronica is responsible for StarHub’s Legal, Corporate Secretariat, Regulatory, Corporate Communications and Sustainability functions.
With over two decades of experience in the info-communications industry, Veronica was the Group’s General Counsel and Company Secretary prior to her current role. Before joining StarHub, she practised law at Rajah and Tann Singapore LLP.
Veronica serves as the Honorary Treasurer of the Global Compact Network Singapore’s Management Committee and is appointed as a specialist mediator by the Singapore International Mediation Centre. She was conferred the Chief Legal Officer 2020 Award by the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association, and is listed in Legal 500’s GC Powerlist. She also received the Asian Company Secretary 2013 Award for Singapore by Corporate Governance Asia. Veronica holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.
Ayush provides leadership to maintain a robust and efficient network to support StarHub’s multiple lines of business. He is also responsible for advancing StarHub's network transformation initiatives to accelerate business growth. Ayush brings more than 20 years of experience in delivering ground-breaking technologies and industry-first products, and was most recently the Vice President, Head of Metaverse & Edge Platforms Business, Rakuten (USA). He is also a successful entrepreneur, having co-invented "Latency-as-a-service" architecture and algorithms to help MotoJeannie, a start-up business, deliver engaging rich-media interactive streaming, gaming, and XR-based collaboration experiences.
With previous leadership experience at Cisco, Ericsson, and Huawei, Ayush has led the design and technology adoption programs for over 30 fixed, satellite, mobile, and cloud networks globally. He launched several successful initiatives that have helped shape the industry, pioneering solutions ranging from the world's first Wi-Fi calling platform and first router in Outer Space, to the first commercial-grade Software Defined Networking controller.
Ayush holds a Master of Science in Data Communications from Brunel University London, United Kingdom and has completed the Stanford Executive Management program.
Yaw Yee is responsible for the Information Technology (IT) strategy, IT infrastructure, systems and applications required to support StarHub’s business growth and customer goals.
Prior to joining StarHub, Yaw Yee has held leadership roles in multinational companies like Accenture, Hewlett-Packard and AsiaInfo. With over 24 years of experience in IT and management consulting, he has consistently delivered large-scale transformational programmes for local and regional clients, using different methodologies and technology solutions.
Yaw Yee was recognised as one of the top 50 CIOs in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong by IDG CIO50 ASEAN Awards 2020. Yaw Yee holds a Bachelor (Honours) of Electrical Engineering and Electronics from the University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology in the United Kingdom. He has a Performers’ Diploma in piano from the Trinity College of Music, London.
Catherine leads the overall human resource strategy, programmes and services, to accelerate the growth and performance of StarHub.
Prior to joining StarHub, Catherine was Vice President of People Operations & Development at LEGO. Catherine has extensive human resource experience in organisations spanning multiple industries and geographies, such as Dell, GE and United Overseas Bank. In her previous roles, Catherine has implemented organisational change and transformation initiatives as well as developed leadership capabilities through robust talent management programmes.
Catherine holds a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.
Tim is responsible for managing StarHub's relationship with the regulators, and for providing regulatory support to StarHub's lines of business. He has more than 30 years’ experience in telco regulatory issues.
Prior to joining StarHub, Tim’s career has given him exposure to regulatory regimes throughout the Asia-Pacific region. This has included time with Telecom New Zealand, the Telecommunications Authority of Singapore (now the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore), Millicom International Cellular, and Equant Singapore.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.