Change In Boardroom - Mr Tore Johnsen

Back Jul 11, 2017
Date of change 11 Jul 2017
Age 69
Gender Male
Nationality Norway
Designation Alternate Director
Directorate Non Independent and Non Executive
Type of change Cessation of Office

Consequent to the resignation of Mr Morten Karlsen Sorby as Chairman and Director of the Company, Mr Tore Johnsen ceases to be an Alternate Director.

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 from University of Trondheim (1972) in addition to Studies in International Business Management at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Management (1995).

Working experience and occupation

Mr Tore Johnsen ("Mr Johnsen") started his career in Televerket (Norway) in 1974 and held various managerial positions including Head of Telenor Broadcast for four years. He acquired extensive experience in start-up ventures after joining the mobile business in 1988 and has international experience from various mobile operators both in Europe and South East Asia. He served as the Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") of the Company and Chief Operating Officer of Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd from February 2001 to July 2004. Prior to joining the Company as the Head of Corporate Strategy in January 2000, he served as the Mobile Product Director at Telenor Asia Pte Ltd in Singapore. Mr Johnsen was also CEO of Telenor Pakistan Ltd from August 2004 to August 2008, CEO of Total Access Communications Public Company Limited, Thailand from August 2008 to March 2011, and CEO of Grameenphone Ltd, Bangladesh from March 2011 to January 2013. He is currently a Senior Advisor for Telenor ASA.

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Announcement Info

Stock Name DIGI
Date Announced 11 Jul 2017
Category Change in Boardroom
Reference Number C03-29062017-00022