Change In Boardroom - Mr Morten Karlsen Sorby

Back Jul 11, 2017
Date of change 11 Jul 2017
Age 58
Gender Male
Nationality Norway
Designation Chairman
Directorate Non Independent and Non Executive
Type of change Resignation

Organisational changes in Telenor Group.

Details of any disagreement that he/she has with the Board of Directors No
Whether there are any matters that need to be brought to the attention of shareholders No

Master of Science in Business Administration. He is a state licensed Public Accountant (Norway), and also has qualifications from the International Institute for Management Development, IMD, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Working experience and occupation

Mr Morten Karlsen Sorby ("Mr Sorby") joined Telenor ASA in 1993 where he held a number of senior positions. He was appointed Executive Vice President and member of the Group Executive Management team in 2003. Mr Sorby, in his capacity as Executive Vice President, served as Head of Norwegian Market from 2003 to 2005, Head of Nordic Operations from 2005 to 2009, Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Development from 2009 to 2011, and Head of Strategy and Regulatory Affairs from 2011 to 2013. He was Chief Executive Officer of Uninor, India in 2014. Mr Sorby served as Executive Vice President and Acting Chief Financial Officer of Telenor Group from November 2015 to November 2016. He previously worked at Arthur Andersen & Co in Oslo, Norway. He is currently an Executive Vice President in Telenor Group and Chief Transformation Officer.

Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer


Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer


Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries


Remarks :

Subsequent to Mr Sorby's resignation, he also resigned as Chairman of Remuneration Committee.


Announcement Info

Stock Name DIGI
Date Announced 11 Jul 2017
Category Change in Boardroom
Reference Number C03-29062017-00020