President & CEO of Telenor Group. Came from the position as EVP and Head of Region Asia. Has been instrumental in building Telenor’s footprint in the region. From being part of setting the initial direction in 1999, he has been a key driver and shaper of making Telenor a leading force in key Asian markets.
He joined Telenor as an advisor, and later became Manager for Business Development, where he was part of setting the strategy for growth in Asia. Since this he has been CEO of Dtac and Uninor. He has also been key in M&A activities and most recently entered the market in Myanmar.
Prior to joining Telenor Sigve Brekke had a political career starting with several positions in the Labor Youth Organisation (AUF). He served as State Secretary of Defence in Norway from 1993 to 1996.
Date of birth: 15 December 1959
Status: Married, 3 children
Languages: Norwegian mother tongue, English fluent
|1998||Master Degree in Public Administration||Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government||USA|
|1984||Courses at Telemark College||Telemark Distriktshøyskole||Norway|
Current and previous Positions
|2015-date||President and CEO||Telenor||Norway|
|2008-2015||Head of Region Asia||Telenor||Thailand|
|2010-2013||CEO Uninor + Head of Region Asia||Telenor||India + Thailand|
|2000-2002||Managing Director, Telenor Asia||Telenor||Singapore|
|1999-2000||Manager Business Development||Telenor||Norway/Singapore|
|1996-1997||Associate||Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Center for Science and International Affairs||USA|
|1993–1996||State Secretary||Ministry of Defense||Norway|
|1993||Political Advisor||Ministry of Defense||Norway|
|1989- 1992||Secretary General||AUF||Norway|