People: Telenor ASA (TELNY.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Svein Aaser

67 2012 Chairman of the Board

Jon Baksaas

60 2002 President, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Aa

48 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Pal Wien Espen

49 Executive Vice President and Head of Legal Affairs

Sigve Brekke

53 2008 Executive Vice President and Head of the Telenor Asia operations

Henrik Clausen

50 2014 Executive Vice President and Head of Group Strategy and Digital

Jon Haug

2012 Executive Vice President for People Development

Kjell-Morten Johnsen

2012 Executive Vice President and Head of European Operations

Morten Karlsen Sorby

2011 Executive Vice President and Head of Strategy and Regulatory Affairs

Katja Nordgaard

52 2014 Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Affairs

Berit Svendsen

51 2011 Executive Vice President and Head of Telenor Norway

Hilde Tonne

47 2011 Executive Vice President and Head of Group Industrial development

Bjorn Andre Anderssen

2007 Director, Employee Representative

Burckhard Bergmann

71 2008 Director

Frank Dangeard

56 2011 Director

Sally Davis

59 2011 Director

Barbara Milian Thoralfsson

55 2009 Director

Dag Opedal

55 2011 Director

Brit Ostby Fredriksen

2010 Director; Employee Representative

Jon Reinhardsen

58 2014 Director

Harald Stavn

2000 Director, Employee Representative

Marit Vaagen

46 2013 Director

Marianne Moe

Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Svein Aaser

Mr. Svein Aaser has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA since May 16, 2012. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Den norske Bank and DnB NOR from 1998 to 2007. He also served as CEO of Nycomed from 1987 to 1996. In addition, he served as CEO of Storebrand Skade, Nora Matprodukter and Stabburet Nora. He has also served as President of The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) and Chairman of Finance Norway (FNO). He has been Chairman of the Board of Statkraft, Det Norske Oljeselskap and the Norwegian National Museum. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH) and has additional qualifications from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Jon Baksaas

Mr. Jon Fredrik Baksaas has been President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telenor ASA since June 21, 2002. He was appointed CEO of the Company on April 26, 2002. He joined Telenor in 1989. During his tenure with Telenor, Mr. Baksaas has served as Deputy CEO from June 6, 2001 to April 26, 2002, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President with the overall responsibility for Telenor's networks and communication services in Norway. Before joining Telenor, Mr. Baksaas served as Chief Financial Officer at Aker AS, Stolt-Nielsen Seaway and held finance related positions in Det norske Veritas in Norway and Japan. He is also Member of the Board of Directors of Svenska Handelsbanken AB, the GSMA Association, VimpelCom Ltd and the Advisory Council of Det Norske Veritas (DNV). Mr. Baksaas holds a Master of Science degree from Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH (the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration) and has additional qualifications from IMD Business School, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Richard Aa

Mr. Richard Olav Aa has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Telenor ASA since March 1, 2010. Before taking up the position as CFO in Telenor Group, Mr. Aa served as Investment Director of Arendals Fossekompani ASA. He has held various management positions in the metals and energy company Elkem, both in Norway and the United States, including the position as CFO of Elkem (1999 to 2005, when the company was listed). He has also been Managing Director of the listed investment company Norsk Vekst ASA (2005 to 2007) and Executive Vice President for Business Development in Bertel O. Steen AS (1997 to 1999). He holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from Norges Handelshoyskole - NHH in Bergen, specializing in Strategies and Finance.

Pal Wien Espen

Mr. Pal Wien Espen serves as Executive Vice President and Head of Legal Affairs of Telenor ASA. He joined Telenor in 1995 and was participating in Group Executive Management meetings as the Group's General Counsel and Head of Group Legal before his appointment as Executive Vice President and Head of Legal Affairs.

Sigve Brekke

Mr. Sigve Brekke has served as Executive Vice President and Head of the Telenor Asia operations within Telenor ASA since September 1, 2008. He joined the Telenor Singapore office in 1999 as Manager Business Development and later Managing Director. Mr. Brekke served as co-Chief Executive Officer of dtac from 2002 to 2005, and Chief Executive Officer in dtac from 2005 to 2008. Prior to joining Telenor, Mr. Brekke served as the Deputy Minister (State Secretary) of Defence in Norway in 1993, and also held the position of Associate Research Fellow at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in the United States. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree from John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Henrik Clausen

Mr. Henrik Clausen has been appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Group Strategy and Digital of Telenor ASA, effective as of June 15, 2014. He comes from the position as CEO of the Malaysian mobile operator DiGi, in which Telenor holds a 49% ownership stake.

Jon Haug

Mr. Jon Erik Haug has been appointed Executive Vice President for People Development at Telenor ASA, effective as of November 1, 2012. He first joined Telenor in 1997, and has held a number of positions in both Norway and Sweden. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Telenor Denmark, Chief Marketing Officer in Telenor Sweden, as well as Head of the Climate Change program in Telenor Group and Director of the mobile consumer market for Telenor Norway.

Kjell-Morten Johnsen

Mr. Kjell-Morten Johnsen has served as Executive Vice President and Head of European Operations in Telenor ASA as of May 11, 2012. He no longer serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telenor Serbia, effective as of September 1, 2012. He has been CEO of Telenor Serbia for three years before 2012. He serves as Member of the Board of Directors of VimpelCom Ltd as of June 2011 and at OJSC VimpelCom (Russia) as of June 2007. While working in Serbia, he served as the President of the Foreign Investors Council of Serbia from December 2009 to December 2011. Prior to moving to Serbia, he held a number of senior positions in Telenor, including Senior Vice President of Telenor Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Head of Telenor Russia. Until February 2008, he was Member of the Board of Directors of Golden Telecom. He holds a Masters of Business Administration degree in Strategic Management from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH) in cooperation with HEC, France.

Morten Karlsen Sorby

Mr. Morten Karlsen Sorby has been Executive Vice President and Head of Strategy and Regulatory Affairs of Telenor ASA since September 14, 2011. He was Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Development in the Company from April 17, 2009. He has been Executive Vice President of the Company since January 2003. He was Head of Telenor's Nordic Mobile and Fixed Network Operations between January 2005 and April 17, 2009. Mr. Sorby joined Telenor in 1993 and has held a number of senior positions, including Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Telenor Mobile and General Manager of Telenor International AS. He previously worked at Arthur Andersen & Co in Oslo. Mr. Sorby holds a Master of Science degree in Business Administration and is a State Licensed Public Accountant (Norway). He also has qualifications from IMD Business School, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Katja Nordgaard

Ms. Katja Christina Nordgaard has been appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Affairs of Telenor ASA, effective as of August 4, 2014. She holds the position as Norwegian Ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia. In the years 2010 to 2013, she also served as the Norwegian Ambassador to Myanmar. She joined the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1988, and has during her career held various senior positions within the Foreign Service as well as in the private sector. She has a Master in Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

Berit Svendsen

Ms. Berit Svendsen has served as Executive Vice President and Head of Telenor Norway at Telenor ASA since September 14, 2011. She was Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Company from 2000 to 2005. She joined Telenor in 1988 as Research Scientist. From 2000 to 2005 she was working Chair of Telenor R&D. In January 2005, she took up the position as Vice President and Head of Telenor Nordic Fixed with overall responsibility for the fixed network business in Norway. From 2002 to 2007, she was Member of the European Commission / IST Advisory Group. She joined Conax as Chief Executive Officer in May 2008. Ms. Svendsen holds a Master of Science in Electronics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet - NTNU - 1988) and a Master of Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet - NTNU) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1995).

Hilde Tonne

Ms. Hilde M. Tonne has been Executive Vice President and Head of Group Industrial development at Telenor ASA since September 14, 2011. She was Executive Vice President and Head of Group Communications & Corporate Responsibility in the Company from September 1, 2007 until August 1, 2010. She also served as Deputy Head of Telenor’s operations in Asia (2010-2011). She previously worked at Norsk Hydro, where she was Head of Technology and Research in Hydro Oil & Energy. During the years from 1991 to 1999, Ms. Tonne held various positions at Saga Petroleum. From 2000 to 2007, she served in various managerial positions in Hydro. She serves on the Boards of Directors in Det Norske Veritas AS, and she has earlier served on the Board of Statkraft ASA and Gassnova AS. Ms. Tonne holds a Master of Science degree in Petroleum Technology from Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet - NTNU and RWTH Aachen Germany (Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen).

Bjorn Andre Anderssen

Mr. Bjorn Andre Anderssen has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA since August 23, 2007. He is Member of the Governance and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He joined Telenor in 1999. He is also Member of the Negotia Board at Telenor and Member of the Negotia Executive Committee.

Burckhard Bergmann

Mr. Burckhard Bergmann has been Member of the Board of Telenor ASA since May 29, 2008. He is Member of the Governance and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He was Chairman of the Management Board of E.ON Ruhrgas AG, until February 2008. He holds several board positions in international companies. He graduated in Physics from RWTH Aachen University in 1968, and obtained a Doctorate of Science degree in Engineering also at RWTH Aachen University in 1970.

Frank Dangeard

Mr. Frank E. Dangeard has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA since May 19, 2011. He is Member of the Ethics and Sustainability Committee of the Company. He has been Managing Partner of the advisory firm Harcourt France since 2008. He holds board positions in Moser Baer, India, Enerqos SPA, Italy, Sonaecom, Portugal, Credit Agricole-CIB, France, and Symantex Corp., the United States. He is Chairman of the Strategy Advisory Board for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Reech AIM UK. Formerly, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Thomson S.A., Senior Executive Vice President (EVP) of France Telecom, EVP and Vice Chairman of Thomson, Managing Director and Chairman of SG Warburg & Co. Ltd and Lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and London. He graduated from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and from Harvard Law School at Harvard University.

Sally Davis

Ms. Sally Davis has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA since November 23, 2011. She is Member of the Governance and Remuneration Committee of the Company. She has held a number of executive positions at British Telecom Group since 1999, including President of BT Global Services and Chief Executive of BT Wholesale Division. She has also held managing roles at Bell Atlantic and Mercury Communications. She is Non-Executive Director of the Swiss company Logitech, the United Kingdom (UK) Department of Transport and the BBC. She has worked in the global telecommunications industry for thirty years, working for start-up cable companies in the UK as well as strategy and global operational roles based in the United States and UK for Cable & Wireless, Verizon and BT. Most recently, she acted as Chief Executive Officer of BT Wholesale. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors and is a Fellow of University College, London.

Barbara Milian Thoralfsson

Ms. Barbara Milian Thoralfsson has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA since May 11, 2009. She is Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. She also serves as Director at Fleming Invest AS, and Member of the Boards of Electrolux AB, SCA AB, Fleming Invest AS and Norfolier AS. She started her professional career at Kraft General Foods in 1981 and has been Managing Director of Middelfart and President of TeliaSonera Norway (NetCom AS). Ms. Thoralfsson holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Columbia University.

Dag Opedal

Mr. Dag J. Opedal has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA since May 19, 2011. He is Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. He is Executive Management Group Director of NorgesGruppen. He holds board positions at Nammo AS, Vizrt AS and Ferd Holding AS. He is also Member of the Supervisory Board of DnB NOR ASA. He is former Chief Executive Officer and President of Orkla Group and has held other managing positions in Orkla, Stabburet AS, Dyno Industrier and Nora Industrier AS. He graduated in Business Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH) and holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

Brit Ostby Fredriksen

Ms. Brit Ostby Fredriksen has been Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA since January 20, 2010. She is Member of the Ethics and Sustainability Committee of the Company. Ms. Fredriksen started at Telenor in 1993 and has since then been employed in various Telenor companies. She holds the position as Safety Overseer in Telenor Norway. Ms. Fredriksen is Head Safety Delegate in the divisions Business and Consumer in Telenor Norway and Employee Representative within the Electrician and IT (information technology) workers union. She studied Business and Project Management at Norges Handelshoyskole - NHH.

Jon Reinhardsen

Mr. Jon Erik Reinhardsen has been Member of the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA since May 14, 2014. He is President and CEO of Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS), a position he has held since April 2008. Prior to joining PGS, he has held executive positions in Alcoa, Aker Kvaerner and Aker Maritime. He obtained a Master’s degree in applied mathematics and geophysics from the University of Bergen, Norway. In 1991 he completed the International Executive Program at the Institute for Management Development (IMD) Lausanne, Switzerland.

Harald Stavn

Mr. Harald Stavn has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA since June 20, 2000. He is Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Mr. Stavn joined Telenor in 1974, and has held various positions. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Telenor Pensjonskasse (Pension Fund) and Chairman of the Executive Board of NITO (the Norwegian Society of Engineers) at Telenor. Mr. Stavn has a technical education from the internal education system of Norwegian Telecom and was also educated as a Business Economist at the Norwegian School of Management (Handelshoyskolen BI) in Oslo.

Marit Vaagen

Ms. Marit Vaagen has been Member of the Board of Directors of Telenor ASA since May 15, 2013. She started her professional career with McKinsey & Company. In 2008 she founded Sirona AB, a healthcare management company, where she currently holds the position as Chief Executive Officer. She holds a Master of Science degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (Norges Handelshoyskole, Bergen - NHH), and a Master of Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Marianne Moe

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