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Telenor Shuffles Senior Management in Sweden and Malaysia

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Telenor has shuffled its senior management, changing the CEOs at its Malaysian subsidiary and also in Sweden.

Telenor owns a 49% stake in DiGi Telecommunications.

Lars-Åke Norling, currently the CEO at Telenor Sweden is taking over the top post at Malaysia's DiGi Telecommunications, from the start of August while DiGi's current CEO, Henrik Clausen moves to other parts of the Telenor Group.

Henrik Clausen has run DiGi for the past four years.

The new CEO at Telenor Sweden will be Patrik Hofbauer, who is currently CEO of Telenor Broadcast and Canal Digital.

"Lars-Åke has successfully strengthened Telenor Sweden's position in one of the most highly advanced telecom markets in the world. I am confident that he has the leadership skills to further develop the vibrant company culture and the market know-how to deliver on our Internet for All ambition to our Malaysian customers", said Sigve Brekke, Executive Vice President of Telenor Group and Chairman of the Board in DiGi.com.

Telenor Broadcast has started the process of finding Patrik Hofbauer's successor, and a new CEO will be announced as soon as the process has been finalized.

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