TNG Digital appoints Ignatius Ong as CEO

TNG Digital Sdn Bhd (‘TNG Digital’), a joint-venture between Touch ‘n Go Sdn. Bhd. (Touch ‘n Go) and Ant Financial Group, announced today that it has appointed Ignatius Ong as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Ignatius succeeds Syahrunizam Samsudin, who will return to his role as CEO of Touch ‘n Go.

A 15-year airline veteran, Ignatius comes to TNG Digital having most recently served as Group Chief Revenue Officer at Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and immediately before that as CEO of Firefly Airlines from 2011 to 2018.

His prior responsibilities at the airline covered various areas of growth, revenue and sales management of the organisation. Commenting on the appointment, Chairman of TNG Digital, Tengku Dato’ Sri Zafrul Aziz said, “We’re extremely pleased to welcome Ignatius to what is possibly Malaysia’s fastest growing company.

“He comes into the role suitably experienced, and with a firm mandate to accelerate growth at TNGD as it moves to maintain and solidify its position as the No.1 e-wallet player in the country, directly supporting the nation’s cashless agenda.”

TNG Digital is creating Malaysia’s No.1 cashless ecosystem, catering to the ever-evolving needs of a digital society through a seamless lifestyle payment platform that is the Touch ‘n Go eWallet.

Ignatius Ong’s appointment as CEO is effective 12th August 2019.

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