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January 1970

Espen Brettås Dahle to join as CFO in Telenor Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - 20 April, 2015: Telenor Pakistan today announced the appointment of Espen Brettås Dahle as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Gabor Kocsis, who joined Telenor Pakistan as CFO in May 2013, has decided to pursue new opportunities outside Telenor Group. The changes are effective immediately.

Espen Brettas Dahle CFO

Espen Brettås Dahle joins Telenor Pakistan from the role as a Director in Telenor Group where he manages projects within the area of mergers and acquisitions as well as financial services. Mr. Brettås Dahle has extensive experience from projects in Asia, including financial services and online classifieds.

He joined Telenor Group in 2011, coming from EDB Business Partner, a leading IT services provider majority owned by Telenor at the time, where he held prominent roles within M&A, treasury and financial reporting. He has also worked as a financial analyst at Omnicom Media Group. Mr. Brettås Dahle is currently a board member at Alliance Venture, a Norwegian capital venture firm investing in early stage companies. Espen Brettås Dahle earned a Master of Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School. 

“I would like to welcome Espen to Telenor Pakistan. He brings more than ten years of experience from Telenor Group companies and has deep insight into the emerging areas of financial services and new, digital solutions. Espen will join a vibrant and innovative organization in a fast-changing industry. We look forward to working with him as a key member of the management team and as a colleague to everyone in Telenor Pakistan,” says Michael Foley, CEO Telenor Pakistan.

“I look forward to the opportunity of joining a company that is well-established in the Pakistani market as well as undergoing rapid change as it executes on the strategic ambition of delivering internet for all. I am excited to join the team and take part in the continued growth story of Telenor Pakistan,” says Espen Brettås Dahle, appointed CFO of Telenor Pakistan.

About Telenor Pakistan
Telenor Pakistan is a provider of high quality telecommunication services in Pakistan since 2005. It has over 36 million subscribers, over 2700 employees and a nationwide network covering more than 8,000 cities. It holds a majority share in Tameer Micro Finance Bank Limited. Telenor Pakistan is 100% owned by Telenor ASA and adds on to operations in Asia.

For more information please contact:
Saad Warraich
Corporate Communications Department
Telenor Pakistan