Telenor restructures management team

Ruba Sabanovic

Ruba Sabanovic

Telenor has made a series of changes to its executive management team, with the creation of new markets and technology functions.

The Nordic telco has named Ruza Sabanovic as executive vice-president and chief technology officer, Vivek Sood as EVP and chief marketing officer, Wenche Agerup as EVP and chief corporate affairs officer and Jon Gravråk as EVP and chief digital officer.

Richard Aa and Jon Erik Haug will continue in their current positions as chief financial officer and chief people officer respectively.

Pål Wien Espen will take the position as the EVP and head of partner relations Asia, while Morten Karlsen, EVP, will be responsible for Telenor’s ownership in VimpelCom and to drive selected strategic projects. The chief marketing officer, the chief digital officer and the head of partner relations Asia will be based in Asia.

Sharad Mehrotra has been appointed CEO of Telenor India. Mehrotra comes from the position as chief marketing officer of Telenor Myanmar, and was part of the Telenor India management team for more than four years from 2008.

Kjell Morten Johnsen, Katja Nordgaard, Henrik Clausen and Martin Furuseth will step down from Telenor Group’s executive management.

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