Our Management Team
Nay Aung Founder & Chairman
Nay Aung brings along global business best practices and deep online and payment product management experience from top Silicon Valley establishments. Nay started his career at Blue Lithium, a well-known online advertising start-up which was later acquired by Yahoo! and then spent 4 years at Google’s HQ at Mountain View.
Nay was an early member of Google Wallet Product team – an online payment system for Google Products and next joined the Business Strategy and Operations group at Google (an internal consulting group). Post Google, Nay took up the Director of Product Management’s position at leading cloud services provider Saba Software.
After growing up in Myanmar, Nay pursued education abroad and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Economics from the University of Arizona, a Master’s in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Master’s in Management from Stanford University.
Alok Kumar Chief Executive Officer
Alok Kumar is the CEO of Oway Group, Myanmar’s largest travel company. Prior to Oway, Alok has held several leadership positions across telcom & consumer businesses in emerging markets. Alok has long standing experience in running startups incubated in large corporate houses. He started his Myanmar journey with Telenor back in early 2014 and has gained rich experience over last 5 years being part of setting up team of Telenor Myanmar as the dominant entrant.
He gained in depth understanding of Myanmar consumer segments, trade challenges, channel dynamics and vast geographical ethnic diversity, Alok enjoys being here and has traveled length and breadth of Myanmar over the last 5 years.
Amisha Shah Executive Vice President, Head of Finance
Amisha brings in her 10+ years of extensive experience to overlook the accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, investor relation, business support, audit and tax function for the company.
She joined Oway after serving managerial positions at Myanma Awba Group (a leading Agro corporate in Myanmar) and at PricewaterhouseCoopers(PwC) ,Yangon as part of mergers and acquisition service-line. Amisha started her career as a practicing Chartered Accountant in India serving portfolio of clients across industries providing Accounts, Finance, Audit and Tax services.
Amisha has graduated in Commerce from Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, Pune (India). She is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). She is also a qualified Company Secretary from Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
Aagu Chaudhary Chief Commercial Officer
A business manager by training and Product & Marketing specialist by profession, Aagu has held growth portfolios in organizations like 3M, Vodafone, Jio, Telenor Myanmar and Oway group.
He brings along expertise in Marketing, GTM and techno-commercial operations across verticals and industries in emerging markets, covering the entire spectrum of traditional and digital consumer space.
Aagu is passionate about digital transformation play on Myanmar consumer segments and its related dynamics.
Thida Aye Chief Corporate Officer
Thida Aye is the Chief Corporate Officer of Oway. She is leading the Corporate sales channel for Oway Travel & Fleet services. Thida is supported by passionate teams from Business development & ground operations.
Thida started her career as an early hotelier since 1989 at Ministry of Hotels & Tourism for a new hotel pre-opening. Thida has over 25 years of experience as a Hotelier. She has made significant contributions in establishing government, International & local hotels in Myanmar. Prior joining Oway Thida, has held several leaderships roles including Director of Sales and Marketing at PARKROYAL Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw, brand of Pan pacific Hotels group.
Thida graduated from Yangon University and holds bachelor’s degree in Science with full credit & a master’s degree in Business Administration. She is also accredited with course in Hotel Management from Hotels Association – Training and Education College, Singapore.
Harsh Nathany Executive Vice President, Travel
Harsh Nathany is overlooking the travel and eCommerce business. He is done multiple leadership roles in emerging markets building sustainable businesses for APAC and EMEA regions. An expert in E commerce and Fin-tech industries with overall focus on disruptive innovation. Worked as Managing Director of Shop.com.mm (A Rocket Internet venture) and successfully exited after selling it to Alibaba group. He later took up the role of CEO at a Fintech Startup for invoice factoring funded by influential investors of Myanmar, United Kingdom and Singapore.
Harsh inherits his entrepreneurial instinct from his family business which deals in shipping & industrial products. Before moving to Myanmar, Harsh was based in Paris, France wherein he completed his MBA with his major in International Business from IESEG School of Management Paris.
Cho Zin Tun Vice President – Head of HR & Admin
Cho Zin heads HR & administration at Oway she joined Oway as HR Business Partner and after her remarkable contribution as HRBP she was elevated to head HR & Admin in April 2019. As head of HR & Admin she oversees all aspects of HR Operations, People policies Implementation, Organizational Development, Administration, Safety, Security and Compliance for both Oway Travel & Oway Ride. Her areas of expertise include Talent Acquisition, Employee Engagement, Reward, Compensation & Benefits, and Performance Management. She is a supported by a small and agile team of young Myanmar talent.
Cho Zin is an experienced Human Resources Professional who connects with people, has a deep understanding of people motivations, cultural sensitives and local labour framework. She has multi industry experience in Myanmar working with large multinationals like Telenor Myanmar & DKSH & Roche Pharmaceuticals.