Grameenphone (GP) Board of Directors has appointed Petter-B. Furberg as the company's interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from November 1.
In his new role, Furberg will also serve as member of Telenor Group's Executive Management Team, said a GP press release today.
Furberg will replace Rajeev Sethi who will pursue new opportunities. Sethi has been CEO of Grameenphone since November 2014.
"The Grameenphone Board of Directors will now initiate a process to identify a permanent solution for the CEO position," the release said.
Furberg aged about 49 years is the Senior Vice President of Telenor Digital Businesses, based in Bangkok.
Prior to his current role, Furberg served as CEO of Telenor Myanmar for three years.
Since joining Telenor in 1998, he has held a number of executive positions, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of dtac, Thailand, and Head of Financial Services at Telenor Group.
Furberg holds a degree in economics and business administration based on a four year program from the Norwegian School of Economics and is a Certified European Financial Analyst (AFA/CEFA).