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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Officer (CDO). 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.
Syeda Tahya Hossain, brings with her 26 years of HR experience across multiple industries and companies, out of which 16 years have been in top management roles. She possesses a depth of knowledge in transformation, CBA environment, HR operations, and leading diverse teams. She has experience in designing and executing people strategies to drive a high-performance culture and is passionate about big data and predictive analytics, championing data-driven decision-making. Over the span of her career, Tahya has worked in Perfetti Van Melle, BRAC Bangladesh, Citi N.A., Unilever, Nestle and some more reputed companies. She has served as a panelist for Humanitarian HR conferences organized by CHS Alliance and is also an Honorary Member of the General Body and a part of the Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee of Sajida Foundation. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Bangladesh and a Diploma in Computer Studies from the National Computer Center in the U.K.
Niranjan is an experienced leader with over 20 years of diverse experience in managing projects in the IT field across multiple countries and companies. He has worked in companies such as Tech Mahindra Malaysia, Ooredoo Myanmar, and Telenor Myanmar. He specializes in MFS (Mobile Financial Services), Digital Apps and Services, and BSS (Business Support Systems), among others. His comprehensive expertise lies in technical solution architecture and conceptualization for enterprise systems, aligning them with business goals to deliver technology-driven IT solutions. Additionally, he is a reputed leader with proven abilities in recruiting, training, and motivating teams to go above and beyond. Niranjan has a B.Sc in Computer Technology from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.