New CEOs for Dtac Thailand and Telenor Myanmar

New CEOs for Dtac Thailand and Telenor Myanmar Image Credit: Telenor Group

Telenor Group today announced management changes in Asia, in addition to changes in the Group staff functions.

The Operator has appointed Alexandra Reich as new CEO for dtac, replacing Lars Åke Norling who has already accepted a position outside Telenor Group.

Reich joined Telenor Group in November 2016, and currently serves as CEO of Telenor Hungary and Head of Telenor Group’s Central Eastern Europe cluster. She will take the helm of dtac prior to the end of the current CEO’s tenure.

Sharad Mehrotra has been appointed CEO of Telenor Myanmar. Mehrotra joined Telenor in 2008 and has served in senior management positions in India and Myanmar, most recently as CEO of Telenor India. Mehrotra replaces Lars Erik Tellman, who has been appointed to a senior position in Telenor’s Emerging Asia cluster supporting management, partnerships and business development of the cluster. The change is effective 1 August 2018.

Albern Murty, the CEO of Digi in Malaysia, will join Telenor Group’s Executive Management team as responsible for the Developed Asia cluster. Murty will retain his CEO position in Digi and oversee Telenor’s operations in Thailand and Malaysia, effective 1 August 2018.

Sigve Brekke, President & CEO, Telenor Group Being able to utilise expertise and hands-on experience across markets is among the great advantages of having strong positions in both Scandinavia and Asia. We rely on managers and experts who dare to step out of their comfort zone and take on challenges where they can learn and develop.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

For tips and feedback, email Ray at ray.sharma(at), or reach him on LinkedIn @raysharma10, Facebook @1RaySharma


BT Group CEO Gavin to Step Down


Ajay Chitkara to Head Airtel Business



Artelligence 2019

Telco AI Summit Asia

Network Virtualization and SDN Asia

Network Virtualization & SDN Americas