Azman has a proven track record as a leader in transformation, change management and business development.
Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) he served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO), and the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with the Company. Azman has worked with Telenor Group in India and Norway, serving as the Group’s Head of Distribution & eBusiness, as well as EVP & Circle Business Head for Orissa and Karnataka circles (2010-2012). During his previous tenure in Grameenphone, Azman played a leading role setting up the Grameenphone Sales and Distribution organization and transforming the Company’s distribution structure. As CMO, Azman played a part in guiding Grameenphone towards a high performing and a digital-centric organization.
Azman holds an MBA from Institute of Business Administration, Dhaka University, and also attended several executive educational programs with the London Business School and INSEAD, France.
Sajjad has wide experience in the commercial aspects of Grameenphone business through his work in sales and distribution and circle leadership.
Sajjad served as Head of Operations before he was appointed as CMO. Over the years Sajjad has led several Digitalization & Transformation programs to modernize the Sales & Distribution, and Commercial operations of Grameenphone. He also served as Circle Business Head in both Dhaka & Sylhet. An engaged leader, he has a proven record of driving growth through innovation, analytics, growth mindset, and effective marketing. Sajjad started his career as Distribution Officer in Citycell and has worked in various companies’ home and abroad before joining Grameenphone as Area Sales Manager in 2006.
Sajjad earned an MBA from the University of Bedfordshire (UK), a Bachelor’s degree from NSU (Dhaka), and several executive training from London Business & INSEAD Business School.
Dr. Asif brings forward a dynamic approach to leadership with his adaptive and striving for excellence nature backed by vast experience of more than 16 years. In his current role as the Chief Business Officer, Dr. Asif is leading the transformation of the changing business dynamics in the B2B market, strengthening the business context by combining it with strong-techno commercial collaboration. Before joining GP, Dr Asif served as Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Robi Axiata Ltd. He is also known as an ICT, Digital Transformation leader in the Telenor fraternity and industry for his long run with Grameenphone, Telenor Myanmar, Telenor ASA & Siemens in various leadership roles from 2006 - 2014. He holds a DBA in Artificial Intelligence from California Southern University, USA, Master of Business Administration (Executive Management) Royal Roads University, BC, Canada, Master of Engineering Studies (Telecommunications Engineering) University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Bachelor of Science (Hon's) in Applied Physics & Electronics, Dhaka University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Jai has 25 years of extensive experience in the telecom industry. Prior to his appointment as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Grameenphone, Jai served as CTO of Telenor Myanmar from November 2014. Under his tenure, Telenor Myanmar has taken a frontrunner position in touch-free operations and realized the critical qualities of a truly digital telco. In Myanmar, he was responsible for all technology operations, including network and IT. As part of the startup team in Myanmar, Jai Prakash was instrumental in setting up and rolling out Telenor Myanmar’s highly efficient data network. Before joining Telenor Myanmar, he served as Circle Technical Head for Bihar and Eastern Uttar Pradesh in Telenor India. Jai holds a B.E. in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.
Hans Martin Henrichsen comes with extensive International/Asian experience in building and maintaining Telenor's international business portfolio, and business case modelling for mobile license acquisition for more than 20 years. Before joining GP, Hans Martin served as CCAO of Telenor Myanmar and played a critical role in running Telenor Myanmar's operation during the most challenging times. Previously he has also played the role of Chief Country Office in Bangladesh from 2014 to 2018, which gives him a great deal of understanding of the local context and business environment. He has also held critical positions in multiple organizations across Norway, Manila and Africa. As the CCAO of Grameenphone, he is currently taking the lead in aligning his deep understanding of business environment and regulatory dynamics to strategically attain the best results for the customers, shareholders and the stakeholders. Hans Martin holds a business management degree from Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Finance and International Management.
Jens has over 20 years of experience in operational management and finance in the telecommunication industry in Germany and Poland.
Before joining Grameenphone as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) he served as CFO of T-Mobile Poland (formerly Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa) (2007-2016) which he followed with time as a consultant in select entrepreneurial ventures. During the first half of 2015 he also served as interim CEO for GTS Poland. Jens was CFO at T-Online International AG (2004-2007), where he was responsible for controlling of T-Online`s subsidiaries in France and Spain, among others. His experience also includes leadership roles in Deutsche Telekom Group, Germany.
Jens holds a Master’s degree (Diplom) in Geography, Economics and Business Administration from Free University, Berlin, and participated in the Deutsche Telekom General Management Program from London Business School.
Tanvir brings a depth of diverse experience as a transformational HR leader across different industries, locally and abroad.
In his current role as a Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), Tanvir has led the Organization Modernization journey, pioneering GP towards a more future-fit, agile, and lean organization, equipped with relevant competences. Tanvir started his Grameenphone career as lead of the Centre of Expertise function, then moving to Shared Services, in People & Organization Division before he was appointed as the CHRO. In his various roles, he contributed significantly to programs focused on employee competence shifts through upskilling and reskilling employees for fluidity and agility - both in Leadership & functional spaces. His exemplary championship for Automation & Digitalization and Diversity & Inclusion has reinforced the cultural dynamic across the organization. Tanvir held several leadership positions such as Head of HR, Citibank N.A and CHRO, Airtel Bangladesh.
Tanvir has received an MBA degree from IBA, University of Dhaka.
Solaiman has 20 years of professional experience in the FMCG and telecom industry.
He served Grameenphone as Director Marketing, and later Head of Digital Division before being appointed Chief Digital and Strategy Officer (CDSO). Through his career, Solaiman has held various roles spanning digital channel and services, marketing, product management, brand management, trade marketing and sales. He got his start in Sales with British American Tobacco Bangladesh (2000-2005) before moving to Orascom Telecom Bangladesh, Banglalink. At Banglalink he played a vital role in establishing that company as one of the most recognized brands in the country and left as its Director, Marketing.
Solaiman is graduate from IBA, University of Dhaka, and has attended a host of courses and certifications from organizations like London Business School, INSEAD France, HFI, IDEO etc.