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Telenor appoints new CEO for Myanmar unit

Staff Writer | Fornebu, Norway | July 6, 2016
Lars Erik TellmannJuly 6, 2016, Fornebu, Norway - Telenor Group has appointed Lars Erik Tellmann as chief executive officer of Telenor Myanmar, effective August 1, 2016.
Mr. Tellmann is currently Chief Financial Officer in the same company. As part of this change, Mr. Tellmann will also join Telenor’s Group Executive Management. He has been CFO at Telenor Myanmar since July 2013.

Prior to this he was Senior Vice President and Head of Strategic Development in Telenor Asia. He has also served as Director and Board Member in a number of Telenor’s publicly listed mobile companies in the region.

Mr. Tellmann joined Telenor in 2001, and has served Telenor Group in South-East Asia for over eight years.

Mr. Tellmann holds a Master of Science in Business (M.Sc.) from University of Nordland (UIN) and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Heriot-Watt University.

He will succeed Petter Furberg who will take a new position in Telenor Digital Businesses in Asia.