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Telenor Group announces CEO changes in Asian subsidiaries

Misc News - Published on Tue, 21 Jan 2020

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Telenor Group today announces new Chief Executive Officers in three of its Asian subsidiaries; Telenor Myanmar, dtac in Thailand and Grameenphone in Bangladesh. Sharad Mehrotra, CEO of Telenor Myanmar, has been appointed the new CEO of dtac, Telenor Group’s mobile operator in Thailand. He replaces Alexandra Reich, who is seeking new leadership opportunities. Hans Martin Hoegh Henrichsen, currently Chief Corporate Affairs Officer in Telenor Myanmar, will become acting CEO after Mehrotra. Grameenphone’s deputy CEO and CMO, Yasir Azman has been appointed the new CEO of the Bangladeshi operation, with current CEO Michael Foley relocating to Africa, where his family is based.

Sharad Mehrotra has served as CEO in Telenor Myanmar since 1 August 2018. In his ten years in Telenor, he has also served as CEO of Telenor India and as the first CMO in Telenor Myanmar. Mehrotra has background from companies such as Aircel, Ericsson and BPL Telecom in India. Mehrotra will report to Albern Murty, EVP and Head of Telenor Group’s Developed Asia Cluster.

Yasir Azman has served as CMO of Grameenphone since June 2015 and also as deputy CEO of the company since May 2017. Before this, Azman was Telenor Group’s Head of Distribution & eBusiness and worked across all Telenor operations. Azman will report to EVP and Head of Telenor Group’s Emerging Asia Cluster, Irfan Wahab Khan. A high resolution image of Yasir Azman can be downloaded here.

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Posted By : TelecomGuru on Tue, 21 Jan 2020
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