Capital A announced recently the appointment of John Cheing as the CFO for airasia Digital and airasia Super App.
Prior to his new role, Cheing was head of investments at Capital A, responsible for the firm’s corporate finance and investments.
“John’s experience as the head of investments for Capital A and his close involvement especially with the strategic planning of airasia Super App will be beneficial in his new role as the CFO for airasia Digital,” said Tony Fernandes, CEO of Capital A.
Cheing joined Capital A in May 2020 as a senior manager of investments and was subsequently promoted to the head of investments of AirAsia Digital in April 2021.
He has worked on various corporate exercises, which include the recent acquisition of Gojek's business in Thailand, SK's investment in BigPay and Teleport's acquisition of DeliverEat.
Before joining AirAsia, Cheing was with Usaha Tegas where he was the senior manager of investments, overseeing the company's investments in the telecom and media sectors.
He has also held strategy and operational roles in telcos in Malaysia, and was part of the pioneering team from Maxis responsible for setting up Maxis' first joint venture overseas, AXIS Indonesia, in 2004.
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