Bjørn Ivar Moen appointed CEO of Telenor Sweden

(Fornebu, 1. July) The current CEO of Allente to head Telenor’s Swedish business from 1 October.

Published: 1 July 2021 08:00

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Bjørn Ivar Moen will take up the role of CEO in Telenor Sweden on 1 October. Jonas Gustafsson will take over as CEO of Allente from 1 July 2021.

“Bjørn Ivar knows Telenor well, and his strong commercial profile, energetic leadership style, and solid CEO and Board experience make him the right person to head Telenor Sweden in its transformation journey back to growth. I am confident that he will execute on the company’s strategy and build on the excellent work done by Kaaren Hilsen in the past years to solidify Telenor Sweden’s position as one of the leading players in the Swedish market,” says Jukka Leinonen, EVP and Head of Nordics in Telenor Group.

Moen has an extensive industry background stemming from more than 20 years in Telenor, including roles as CEO of Telenor Broadcast and Canal Digital and as acting CEO of Telenor Norway. He has also served on the boards of companies in telecoms distribution and other areas.

“I am thrilled to take on the position of CEO in Telenor Sweden. There is an abundance of potential in Telenor Sweden’s broad and attractive product portfolio within mobile, broadband and TV. I am looking forward to developing it further alongside the entire Telenor Sweden team to create the best possible customer value and to stand out in the Swedish market. I have had a fantastic journey through the establishment of Allente. The company has done an extraordinary job to capture vast synergies and enters the next step in its journey in good hands,” says Bjørn Ivar Moen.

Press contact:

Tormod Sandstø, Director Media Relations, Telenor Group
+47 90 94 32 15 | Tormod.Sandsto@telenor.com