Jon Eddy Abdullah Appointed as CEO Telenor Pakistan

Mr. Jon Eddy Abdullah (right pic) is going to be New CEO of Telenor Pakistan. He will succeed Mr. Tore Johnsen (left pic) – who is moving to Telenor’s Thai operation DTAC – in second week of next month.

Jon Eddy Abdullah brings in the experience of more than 15 years with him, most recent one as Chief Operating Officer in Maxis Telecommunications in Malaysia and Chief Technology Officer in DiGi.

“We are very pleased to appoint Jon as Telenor Pakistan’s new Chief Executive Officer. Besides his extensive experience, the Board of Directors appreciates his knowledge of the Telenor Group from his earlier assignment in DiGi. We are confident that Jon has the best qualifications for further developing an already successful company,” said Arve Johansen, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Telenor Pakistan.

Mr. Tore Johnsen, who has been unchanged CEO of Telenor Pakistan since the inception in 2004, is appointed new CEO of Telenor’s Thai operation DTAC, which currently has 16.7 million subscribers.

Under the leadership of Tore Jhonson’s, Telenor Pakistan geew from zero to 18 million subscribers since March 2005, making the company the second largest operator.

Tech reporter with over 10 years of experience, founder of ProPakistani.PK