Lars-Åke Norling to Step Down as CEO of dtac and Chairman of Digi

Lars-Åke Norling to Step Down as CEO of dtac and Chairman of Digi

Telenor’s subsidiary in Thailand, Total Access Communication PLC (dtac), Thursday announced that its CEO Lars-Åke Norling has decided to leave the company to pursue new opportunities. dtac has initiated the process of appointing a new CEO.

Lars-Åke Norling will remain in his current role until September 1, 2018, or until a successor has been appointed.

Effective immediately, Lars-Åke Norling will step down from Telenor Group Executive Management, including the role as Cluster Head for Developed Asia.

Norling will also be stepping down as the chairman of's board of directors following his resignation from Telenor. Formerly the CEO of Digi Malaysia for a short eight months from August 2014 to March 2015, he was appointed to the role July last year.

Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor Group
I want to thank Lars-Åke for his many contributions to Telenor Group, both in his role as CEO of dtac and as part of the Group Executive Management team. Under his leadership, dtac has consolidated its leading position on 4G and innovation in Thailand, and I am certain the team is well equipped to continue on the current strong trajectory. I wish Lars-Åke all the best in his future role.

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