Change In Boardroom - Mr Haakon Bruaset Kjoel

Back Aug 30, 2018
Date of change 01 Sep 2018
Age 46
Gender Male
Nationality Norway
Designation Chairman
Directorate Non Independent and Non Executive
Type of change Appointment

Mr Haakon Bruaset Kjoel ("Mr Kjoel") holds a Master of Business Administration degree and studies in public relations from BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo.

Working experience and occupation

Mr Kjoel is the Acting Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer for Telenor Group from 1 July 2018. Prior to this, Mr Kjoel served as the Senior Vice President and Head of Group Public & Regulatory Affairs. Mr Kjoel joined Telenor Group in 1995 in the domestic mobile operation in Norway. Since then, he has gained extensive international experience through his involvement in Telenor's international mobile network operation activities in Europe and Asia. He played a key role in managing the business environment in the areas of regulatory and public affairs, government and public relations, corporate communications and sustainability, particularly in Asia. Mr. Kjoel serves on the Board of Directors of several Telenor Group companies in Singapore, Telenor Myanmar, Telenor Pakistan, Dtac in Thailand, Grameenphone in Bangladesh and Digi.Com Berhad in Malaysia. He was appointed as Director in Digi.Com Berhad and Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd on 11 July 2017.

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Announcement Info

Stock Name DIGI
Date Announced 30 Aug 2018
Category Change in Boardroom
Reference Number C03-20082018-00016