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GP Names New CEO

Oct 19, 2016

Grameenphone, the largest telecom operators in the country, has announced a new interim CEO recently. The Grameenphone Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Petter-B. Furberg (49) as the company’s interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from 1 November 2016. 

Furberg will replace Rajeev Sethi who has been CEO of Grameenphone since November 2014.

Furberg is the Senior Vice President Telenor Digital Businesses, based in Bangkok. Prior to his current role, Furberg served as CEO of Telenor Myanmar for three years. Since joining Telenor in 1998, he has held a number of executive positions, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of dtac, Thailand, and Head of Financial Services at Telenor Group.

Grameenphone is the largest mobile telecommunications operator in Bangladesh in terms of revenue, coverage and subscriber base. Grameenphone is stock-listed at the Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges in Bangladesh.

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