Lars Christian Appointed new CEO of Telenor Pakistan

Mr. Lars Christian Iuel, CEO, Telenor PakistanTelenor Pakistan in a statement today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Lars Christian Iuel (47) as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).


Mr. Lars Chistian has previously served Telenor Pakistan as Chief Marketing Officer for three years.

He takes up the position on November 1st, succeeding Mr. Christian Albech (64) who will retire after 20 years of service to Telenor.

Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and CEO of Telenor Group while announcing the new CEO said:

It is a pleasure to announce that Lars Christian Iuel will return to Telenor Pakistan, a company and a market that he knows well. He has previously served as Chief Marketing Officer of Telenor Pakistan with excellent results.

His in-depth knowledge of the market, combined with his broad telecoms experience and leadership qualities, makes him an ideal candidate to helm our operations in Telenor Pakistan.

Lars Christian Iuel is currently the Head of Marketing at Telenor Group’s Asia office in Bangkok. Prior to that, he worked three years as the CMO of Telenor Pakistan. He has a diverse international background, both from different positions in Telenor and from Cell One in Namibia.

My admiration for Telenor Pakistan, and for the country as a whole, fills me with high expectations and I am very eager to take on the assignment. I know the people of the organization well and I am confident that together we can continue to produce great results.

The Pakistani market is still in its infancy and the prospect for the country and the telecoms industry is startling, said Lars Christian Iuel, appointed CEO of Telenor Pakistan.

Retiring and leaving the company in great shape

Christian Albech has headed Telenor Pakistan for a brief period of seven months. He served Telenor for 20 years and had been going through health issues lately. Before joining Telenor Pakistan, Christian Albech was the CEO of Telenor Broadcast where he successfully headed a broad portfolio of companies such as Canal Digital, Telenor Satellite Broadcasting, Norkring and Conax.


Tech and telecom reporter with over 15 years of experience, he works as founder of ProPakistani.PK


  • telenor is delivering strong results while increasing subscribers and improving its brand. Good place for a new CEO to start….

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    from the last 13 years but i am facing many troubles these days.
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    2:)frenchise only want to become rich over night .
    3:)Telenor company r giving franchise to criminal mind persons not giving reasonable person bcz he also want only sale of sims by hook n crook.
    4:)i have sent many emails to the companies senior exective but didnot get any reply from them .
    I will appreciate if u can enquire this matter and take in necessary action against these people who r damaging ur companies repotation very badly.
    Yours truly
    Nauman Dar
    Dar Bakers and Dar Mobiles
    Near Shahdoula Darbar
    Ph:0300 9628063
    email:[email protected]

  • Sir,
    telenor tower number ISGL-02 is not working properly from last one year.I also mail on this problem but no action is taken yet so please i is requested to take some serious action on it


  • Salam & hi i am facing little bit miss guidance about buying a telenor franchise for my city plz help me my city is the famous city which is covering more than 250 villages and having a lot of telenor customers i need to buy the franchise to have a business and serve my city.
    A lot of blessings are with and congratulations Mr.Lars Christian to be a new CEO of Telenor.
    Adeel Shaukat
    Dinga teh Kharin Disst Gujrat

    • Salam sir we the people of Parachinar Kurram Agency having facing a big bite of problem of the telenor signal and the Neet work is so weak.Alot of people of our city use your neet working but this problem make us a big tension…we inform the higer autority but till now our Problem not solved so we the People of Parachinar give you lot of Congrations Mr lars Chirstin to be a new CEO…and request to you that plz give attension to our problem …and also request to if you whenever you mantain the 3G or 4G neet so kindly also give that facility to our city because alot of people used the net there so we once again request to that plz improve the telenor network just likr islamadad plz
      Maroof Ali
      [email protected]

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