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 Uninor Appoints Vivek Sood as New CEO

Uninor, the native arm of Norwegian telecom operator Telenor, on Thursday announced the appointment of Vivek Sood as its new Chief govt Officer with effect from December 1, 2014.

Existing CEO Morten Karlsen Sorby has determined to step down due to some private concerns and will think a brand new function in the dad or mum employer Telenor staff, Uninor said in a statement.

Sood, who is at the moment serving because the CEO of the Bangladesh subsidiary of Telenor – Grameenphone, will change Sorby, who has been serving on this place considering the fact that January.

“Grameenphone and Uninor are presently experiencing significant market boom and they are each turning in on the strategic ambition of web for All,” said Sigve Brekke, executive vp & Head of Asia industry at Telenor.

Sood had earlier served as the manager monetary Officer at Uninor. Telenor had moved Grameenphone Chief expertise Officer Tanveer Mohammad as Chief running Officer of Uninor in July this yr.

“With these government modifications, Telenor objectives to stimulate further increase and improve position with buyers in these markets,” Brekke said.

Uninor has additionally appointed new Chief marketing Officer (CMO) Upanga Dutta, changing Rajeev Sethi, who will take over because the CEO of Grameenphone.

Uninor Appoints Vivek Sood as New CEO With Aim to Stimulate Growth

Sethi, an IIM-Lucknow Alumni, served as CMO in Uninor for just about two years. Prior to this, Sethi spent more than three years as the pinnacle of Uninor’s Uttar Pradesh (East) circle.

“All of the modifications are efficient December 1, 2014, however Morten will stay as an consultant to the Uninor high management until January 1, 2015,” the statement delivered.

Beneath Sood, Grameenphone crossed the 50 million customer milestone in Bangladesh.

“I’m satisfied to come back to Uninor and to work with a passionate crew which is turning in strongly, each on revenues and subscriber share,” Sood said.

He has two decades of experience with companies similar to Tata AIG life insurance, Hutchison Telecom, Tupperware India and Hindustan Lever limited (Unilever).

Dutta, Uninor’s new CMO, has previous served as senior vice chairman and head of company’s biggest circle, UP (East). He past labored with idea, Bharti Airtel and service Aircon and holds an electrical engineering stage from the Delhi college of Engineering, the observation mentioned.