Telenor Myanmar appoints Henrichsen as chief corporate affairs officer

19 Jan 2018
Daily News

Telenor Myanmar has appointed Hans Martin Hoegh Henrichsen as its chief corporate affairs officer (CCAO).

Henrichsen (pictured) will start in his new role on May 1, succeeding Gunnar Bertelsen, who has been with Telenor Myanmar since the company entered Myanmar in 2013. Bertelsen will return to Telenor Group’s regional office in Asia where he will take on a new responsibilities within Telenor Group in the region starting June 1.

“Myanmar has witnessed a successful and unprecedented growth in mobile services. To ensure that the pace of positive change continues, Telenor needs to work with external stakeholders to secure an ambitious industry roadmap, solid enforcement of regulations and long term and investment friendly frameworks,” comments Lars Erik Tellmann, chief executive officer of Telenor Myanmar.

“I am confident that Hans Martin has the right capacity to drive an agenda that ensures that Telenor and the telecom industry continues to have a positive impact on society in Myanmar.”

Henrichsen joined Telenor in 2000 and has vast experience from different international positions in Telenor Group. He is currently chief representative officer for Telenor in Bangladesh and a member of the board of directors of Grameenphone, the largest mobile operator in Bangladesh.

Previously he served as vice president of Telenor Group’s portfolio development team, and was one of Telenor’s first persons to explore mobile opportunities in Myanmar and thereafter central in Telenor’s successful bid for a license.

From 2013 to 2014 he was also senior vice president for business sustainability in Telenor Myanmar.

Ana Bordeianu joins Vodafone Australia, Errol Van Graan moves to a new role

Vodafone Australia has appointed Ana Bordeianu as customer operations director, effective from January 24. She will report to chief executive officer Iñaki Berroeta.

Bordeianu (pictured) succeeds Errol Van Graan, who is moving to a new role at Vodafone Group, Vodafone said in a statement.

“After three years as VHA Director of Customer Care, Errol has made significant and important contributions to the business in the director role, including leading the program to drive a reduction in customer complaints. Since 2014, Vodafone’s customer complaints rate has declined 77%, and is around half that of the industry average,” the company said.

Bordeianu joins Vodafone Australia from Vodafone Romania, where she has been serving as director of customer operations since 2011. She joined the Vodafone group in 2003, and has held a number of senior leadership roles across customer relations, customer operations and customer experience in Romania and Qatar.

Khazanah deputy MD joins Axiata Group’s board

Axiata Group has appointed YM Tengku Dato' Sri Azmil Zahruddin bin Raja Abdul Aziz, deputy MD of Khazanah National, to its board.

He will represent the Malaysian government-owned fund as non-independent non-executive director of Axiata, effective 12 January 2018. He replaces Kenneth Shen, Khazanah's executive director of investments, who has served on the board since 2011.

Prior to joining Khazanah, Tengku Dato’ Sri Azmil was the MD/CEO of Malaysia Airlines.

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