Mr. Phillip Thai Foong Wong 2017)

Mr. Phillip Thai Foong Wong

Mr. Phillip Thai Foong Wong is a Senior Finance professional with substantial Asia Pacific management experience in a Global MNC. In the last twenty years, Mr. Wong has held the senior positions in Sydney, Shanghai, Makati, Singapore and Phnom Penh, where he had financial responsibility for revenues of up to three billion euros.

He has extensive experience in managing change in a variety of situations, with a proven track record of achieving strategic financial and business objectives. Currently, he is Country Managing Director of Edotco (Cambodia) Co., Ltd, the leading tower infrastructure company in Cambodia. Prior to that he was Chief Financial Officer, Smart Axiata Co. Ltd., the leading mobile operator in Cambodia; and Chief Financial Officer, Hello Axiata Company Limited., which is part of the Axiata Group,  one of Asia’s largest telecommunication companies.

Mr. Wong has considerable experience in management, financial controls, integration of new business and leading organizational change. He served on numerous Boards of Alcatel companies in Asia Pacific. He was Acting President and Country Senior Officer of Alcatel Philippines; and headed the successful transformation of Alcatel Philippines into a Sales and Marketing organization. He has served as Regional Vice President-General Manager (Chief Operating Officer) of South East Asia for Alcatel-Lucent; and prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Alcatel Singapore, covering the South-East Asia (including the Pacific islands) Region. He has also been the Chief Financial Officer of Alcatel China and Comptroller North AsiaComptroller Management of Alcatel Asia Pacific; Acting President and Country Head of Alcatel Philippines Inc., and Senior Financial Officer of Alcatel Australia Limited.

Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting, Finance and Systems) from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

The Institute of Certified Management Accountants is honoured to induct Mr. Phillip Thai Foong Wong  to the Global Management Accounting Hall of Fame® for his services to the profession in Cambodia.