New CEOs for Telenor Sweden and Norway

Petter Furberg will be new CEO of Telenor Norway while Kaaren Hilsen will be new CEO of Telenor Sweden.

Berit Svendsen is stepping down from her position as CEO of Telenor Norway and will be replaced by Petter Furberg.

Since Petter Firberg joined Telenor in 1998, he has held a number of senior management positions, including CEO positions in Myanmar and Bangladesh, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Marketing Officer in dtac, Thailand.

“Petter Furberg has been part of leading complex established organisations and has been responsible for building one of our mobile operations from scratch as well as new product areas. I am pleased that he has accepted the demanding role as CEO of Telenor Norway,” says Sigve Brekke, Telenor Group President and CEO.

Telenor Sweden is also having a new CEO. Kaaren Hilsen was until 2017 CFO in Telenor Sweden and has worked for Telenor’s operations in Montenegro and Thailand. She now returns to Telenor Sweden as the new CEO.

“Kaaren Hilsen is an experienced leader who knows Telenor’s businesses very well. I’m pleased that Kaaren is returning to Telenor after a brief period of time outside the company. Her broad international experience and ability to create results will contribute to further strengthening Telenor in the important Swedish market,” says Sigve Brekke.

Telenor is a Norwegian multinational telecommunications company. It is one of the world’s largest mobile telecommunications companies with operations worldwide, focus in Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Asia.

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