Uninor on 19 November 2014 announced the appointment of Vivek Sood as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The appointment will come into effect from 1 December 2014. Uninor is the local arm of Norwegian telecom operator Telenor.
He will replace the Present CEO Morten Karlsen Sorby. Present CEO Morten Karlsen Sorby has announced to resign due to some personal issues but he will remain as an advisor to the Uninor top management until 1 January 2015.
Vivek Sood is currently serving as the CEO of the Bangladesh subsidiary of Telenor – Grameenphone. Under his guidance, Grameenphone crossed the 50 million customer milestone in Bangladesh.
Earlier, he had served as the Chief Financial Officer at Uninor.
Moreover, he has 20 years of experience with companies such as Tata AIG Life Insurance, Hutchison Telecom, Tupperware India and Hindustan Lever Limited (Unilever).
Also, Uninor has appointed new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Upanga Dutta, replacing Rajeev Sethi, who will take over as the CEO of Grameenphone.
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