Swedish telecom company, TeliaSonera which operates across the Nordic and Baltic countries, the emerging markets of Eurasia, including Russia and Turkey, and in Spain, has appointed Anders Olsson as its Chief Operating Officer(COO) and Head of Global Services & Operations. He will also be part of TeliaSonera Group Executive Management team.
Anders Olsson has a long career at Tele2, most recently as Executive Vice President(EVP) of strategic projects following its latest re-organization. He has also been the Marketing Director of Tele 2 in Italy, CEO of Tele2 in Germany and Market Area Director in Central Europe and Benelux.
October last year, TeliaSonera has combined Group Technology and Group Commercial into a Global Services & Operations (GSO) unit that will be responsible for creating new businesses, exploring potential revenue streams and long term investment opportunities.