The Board of Directors of Telenor Group (Telenor) has named Sigve Brekke as the company’s new Group President and Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed Jon Fredrik Baksaas by 17th August, 2015.
Sigve Brekke is the Executive Vice-President and Head of Telenor Group’s Asia operations. He joined Telenor in 1999 and has held several executive positions in the company since then.
“Sigve Brekke has a solid track record as the Head of Telenor’s Asia operations and part of Group Management since August 2008. His leading role in our Asian success story combined with his vast international experience and leadership capabilities will be of great value as the company continues its profitable growth journey,” said Svein Aaser, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Telenor Group.
Sigve Brekke has been instrumental in establishing Telenor Group as a leading international mobile operator. Under Brekke’s leadership, Telenor has added more than 100 million subscribers in Asia. The value creation from Asia has been significant and the region now represents more than 40 per cent of the total enterprise value of Telenor Group… See more