[Dhaka, August 21 2019] Grameenphone has appointed Jens Becker as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company, effective from August 15, 2019. He will be replacing Karl Erik Broten.
Jens Becker has been serving as CFO of T-Mobile Poland. Previously, he was the CFO at T-Online International AG. He has over 20 years of experience in Deutsche Telekom Group with leadership positions in Germany and Poland and responsibility for controlling T-Online’s subsidiaries in France and Spain.
“I am proud to be appointed as CFO of the largest telecom operator of the country that is providing telecommunications and digital services to over 74 million people. I am thrilled for the journey ahead as the market is about to experience the fourth industrial revolution” says Jens Becker, the incoming CFO of Grameenphone.
Mr. Becker, a German national holds a Masters degree in Geography coupled with Economics and Business Administration from the Free University of Berlin. He is an alumnus of the Deutsche Telecom General Management Program of the London School of Economics.
“I am delighted to welcome Jens to Bangladesh and the GP family,” said Michael Foley, CEO of Grameenphone. “Jens has over a decade’s experience as a Telecom CFO with a leading multinational operator and is a valuable addition to our team.”
For further information, please contact:
Md. Hasan, Deputy General Manager of External Communications: 01711-082469
About Grameenphone Ltd.
Grameenphone, part of the Telenor Group, is a leading telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh with more than 74 million subscribers. Since its inception in 1997, Grameenphone has built the largest cellular network in the country, covering nearly 95 percent of the country's population. With its brand promise to enable customers to “Go beyond”, Grameenphone seeks to help customers get the full benefit of mobile data and voice services and provide Internet For All. Grameenphone is listed on the Dhaka Stock Exchange. www.grameenphone.com: www.facebook.com/grameenphone