Press releases

December 17, 2015 Press Release

Gunn Wærsted elected as new Chair of the Board of Telenor ASA

The Corporate Assembly of Telenor ASA has on 17 December 2015 elected Gunn Wærsted (60) as Chair of the Board of Directors. Wærsted will assume her position on 14 January 2016.

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#MoreThan 200 million customers are now connected to Telenor

Telenor Group today announced that it has surpassed the 200 million mobile subscriber mark. This represents a significant milestone in Telenor Group’s history across Asia, Europe and the Nordics.

December 16, 2015 Press Release

Gunn Wærsted proposed as new Chair of the Board of Telenor ASA

The Nomination Committee of Telenor ASA proposes Ms. Gunn Wærsted as the new Chair of the Board of Telenor ASA.

December 8, 2015 Press Release

Telenor welcomes 25 young change-makers to thought leadership forum

Telenor Youth Forum 2015 kicks off with delegates from 13 countries gathering to discuss access to knowledge through digital and mobile technology.

November 11, 2015 Press Release

Two Telenor managers temporarily relieved of their responsibilities

As a result of Telenor Group’s previously announced external review by Deloitte of the Group’s handling and oversight of its minority ownership in VimpelCom Ltd., Telenor has today temporarily relieved the former Telenor nominees to the VimpelCom Supervisory Board, Mr. Fridtjof Rusten and Mr. Ole Bjørn Sjulstad of their responsibilities.

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Two Telenor Group executives temporarily relieved of their responsibilities

As a result of Telenor Group’s previously announced external review by Deloitte of the Group’s handling and oversight of its minority ownership in VimpelCom Ltd., Telenor has today temporarily relieved CFO Mr. Richard Olav Aa and General Counsel Mr. Pål Wien Espen of their responsibilities.

November 9, 2015 Press Release

The Telenor Board and Baksaas terminate consultancy agreement

Former CEO Mr. Jon Fredrik Baksaas and the Board of Directors in Telenor Group have today reached a mutual agreement to terminate Baksaas’ consultancy agreement with the Board. Baksaas has also notified the Board that he will refrain from bonus payment for 2015. The decision is effective from today.

November 5, 2015 Press Release

Telenor Board assigns Deloitte to perform review of its minority ownership in VimpelCom

Telenor Board of Directors has assigned Deloitte Advokatfirma AS (Deloitte) to perform a review of Telenor’s handling and oversight of the minority ownership in VimpelCom.

November 3, 2015 Press Release

VimpelCom’s announced provisions increases Telenor’s concerns

Telenor Group notes that VimpelCom Ltd. in a press release on 3 November 2015 has announced that they will make a provision of USD 900 million in their third quarter financial statements for a resolution of the investigations into VimpelCom’s business in Uzbekistan and prior dealings with Takilant.

October 30, 2015 Press Release

Svein Aaser resigns as Chairman of Telenor ASA

Svein Aaser has today announced that he will resign from the position as Chairman of the Board effective immediately. Svein Aaser has served as Chairman of Telenor ASA since May 16, 2012.