Lars Erik Tellmann to Helm Telenor Myanmar, Petter Furberg Moves to Digital Businesses in Asia

Lars Erik Tellmann to Helm Telenor Myanmar, Petter Furberg Moves to Digital Businesses in Asia Image Credit: Telenor

Lars Erik Tellmann, the current Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Telenor Myanmar will be taking over as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company from the 1st of August 2016. 

He will succeed Petter Furberg who will take a new position in Telenor Digital Businesses in Asia supporting business development within Online Classifieds & Market places and Consumer services.

Tellmann 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. Tellmann has also served as Director and Board Member in a number of Telenor’s publicly listed mobile companies in the region. He joined Telenor in 2001, and has served Telenor Group in South-East Asia for over eight years. 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.

Sigve Brekke, President and CEO of Telenor Group
I am confident that in him Telenor has an experienced leader to drive the next phase of our growth, and to further develop our strong company culture and way of work.

Lars Erik Tellmann, newly appointed CEO of Telenor Myanmar
Heading Telenor in Myanmar is an honour and privilege for me. Our industry has had a major impact on Myanmar over the last two years, and will continue to play a significant role in supporting the growth of the country in coming years.

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

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