Petter Furberg to head Telenor Myanmar

July 12, 2013

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FORNEBU, Norway -- Telenor Group has appointed Petter Furberg as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telenor Myanmar, effective from when the company receives formal approval from the relevant Myanmar authorities. Mr. Furberg comes from the position as Chief Financial Officer of Thailand's second-largest mobile operator, dtac, of which Telenor is a majority shareholder. He will be responsible for the rapid roll out of modern telecommunications network and services to the benefit of the entire Myanmar population.

"Telenor has called on its most experienced and competent executives to form a strong leadership team to guide our greenfield operation in Myanmar towards success. Mr. Furberg's appointment as CEO is testament to his excellent record of achievement with Telenor, including more than a decade working in Asia. His proven operational experience place Mr. Furberg in the best position to steer Telenor in this critical next stage of our business strategy and development in Myanmar," said Sigve Brekke, Executive Vice President and Head of Telenor Asia.

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