Sacofa Sdn Bhd

Telecommunication Infrastructure and Multimedia Service Provider of CHOICE




Senior Management Team

Mohd Siril Asror Bin Mahabon
Chief Operating Officer

Encik Mohd Siril Asror Bin Mahabon was named Chief Operating Officer on January 3, 2005.  Prior to joining the company, Mohd Siril was with Rapid Link Telecommunication, Atlanta, USA.  He was promoted and leads the Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) business in the region with major telcos in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines.

His career in global telecommunication started with TM, managing the investment, operation and maintenance of the submarine cable and satellite.  During this tenure, he had served as the Chairman for various cable systems in South East Asia region as well as the Financial Coordinator for submarine cable projects.

He also spent couple of years in Time Telecommunication Sdn Bhd as the Senior Manager in the corporate strategy focused in International Relation. During his tenure, he set up the master-plan for the international unit which covers the international network & traffic termination mainly by signing with most of the major carriers in this region. Two other companies he had spent during his career were in Actan Group of Companies and United Inspection Services.

He holds Bsc in Accounting and Master in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University in New Hampshire, USA.
Vesmawati Jaffar
Chief Financial Officer

Puan Vesmawati was named Chief Financial Officer on July 1, 2009.  Prior to joining the company, Vesmawati served as Board Secretary at Kuching Water Board from September 2006 to June 2009. 

From January 1994 till August 2006, she was the Senior Manager for Permodalan Assar Sdn Bhd responsible for the Group Finance & Treasury Department as well as the Group Human Resource Department. During this tenure, she was also appointed as Company Secretary and Director for the subsidiaries and associated companies of ASSAR Group of Companies.  She started her career in ASSAR Group of Companies in January 1994, as Finance and Administration Executive at Amanah Saham Sarawak Bhd. 

Vesmawati was previously an Audit/Accounts Assistant with H.A. Rahim & Co./Coopers & Lybrand from October 1993 to December 1993 and an Audit Trainee with Ernst & Young from June 1992 to December 1992.  She holds a Bachelor in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Shah Alam.

Ir. Hj.Ahmad Fuad Bin Hj Abdul Kadir
General Manager
(Bandwidth Services)


Ir Hj Ahmad Fuad Bin Datuk Hj Abd Kadir was named General Manager of Bandwidth Services in Jan 2011. Prior to that he was the GM for Tower Services Division since July 1, 2007.  Prior to joining the company, Ir Hj Ahmad Fuad served as Senior Manager & Head of Engineering at Celcom Timur (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd from March 2003 to November 2005 which was before the merger between Sacofa Sdn Bhd and Celcom Timur (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd in November 2005.  From November 2005 till June 2007, he served as Senior Manager responsible for the planning, implementation and operations of the fiber network and looking into the operations & maintenance of the tower business.  

In Celcom Timur (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd, he has held various positions including Senior Engineer (Project Management), Manager (Network systems), and Manager (Network Planning & Implementation) prior to his appointment as the Senior Manager in 2003 responsible for the planning, implementation, operations & maintenance of the network and materials, logistics and procurement. Ir Hj Ahmad Fuad was previously a switching engineer with Telekom in 1994 for a short period.

He holds a bachelor degree in Computer and Communications from Science University of Malaysia.  He is also a professional engineer and member of Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).

Si Kiang Seng
General Manager
(Tower Services)

Si Kiang Seng was named General Manager of Tower Services Division on Jan 1, 2011.  Prior to joining the company, he served as Senior Manager of Corporate Services and Finance in Celcom Timur (Sarawak) Sdn. Bhd (CTS). dealing with fiber optic telecommunications systems. He joined SACOFA in 2002 and was appointed as General Manager of Bandwidth Services on May, 2008.

He started his career in the accounting profession as an Audit Assistant in an accounting firm before joining SESCo as an Accountant in the Finance Department in 1985 until 1996 and had covered various finance functions including Accounting, Treasury, Tax and Internal Auditing.  During the years with SESCo, he was promoted to Senior Accountant and Manager. 

He holds a Bachelor degree of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.  He is also a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia, Malaysian Institute of Management, Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management and CPA Australia.

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