Telenor names Emerging Asia head

Telenor Group named Irfan Khan, CEO of its Pakistan unit, as its new EVP and cluster head for its Emerging Asia division, effective April 1, 2019. Khan will join Telenor’s executive management team as a result, reporting directly to CEO and president Sigve Brekke.

He will also continue as CEO of Telenor Pakistan, a role he assumed in August 2016 following a three-year stint as deputy CEO and CMO of the business.

Khan has been with Telenor for 14 years, occupying a number of different roles at the Norway-based operator in both Asia and Europe.

Current EVP and head of Emerging Asia, Petter-Borre Furberg, will become CEO of Telenor Norway, stepping out of the group’s executive management team.