The current CEO of Allente will lead the Swedish activities of Telenor from October 1.
Bjørn Ivar Moen will take over as CEO of Telenor Sweden on October 1. Jonas Gustafsson will take over the management of Allente as of July 1, 2021.
“Bjørn Ivar knows Telenor well, and his strong business profile, energetic leadership style and solid background as CEO and board make him the ideal person to lead Telenor Sweden on its transformational journey to growth. I am confident that he will implement the company’s strategy and build on the excellent work done by Kaaren Hilsen over the past years to consolidate Telenor Sweden’s position as one of the main players in the market. Swedish ”, said Jukka Leinonen, Executive Vice President and Head of Nordiques in the Telenor Group.
Moen has extensive industry experience from over 20 years at Telenor, including roles as CEO of Telenor Broadcast and Canal Digital and Interim CEO of Telenor Norway. He has also served on the board of directors of telecommunications distribution companies and other fields.
“I am delighted to be CEO of Telenor Sweden. Telenor Sweden’s large and attractive product portfolio in the areas of mobile telephony, broadband and television offers abundant potential. I look forward to further developing it alongside the entire Telenor Sweden team to create the best possible customer value and stand out in the Swedish market. I had a fantastic journey through the creation of Allente. The company has done an extraordinary job of capturing vast synergies and in good hands on the next leg of its journey, ”said Bjørn Ivar Moen.
Tormod Sandstø, Director of Media Relations, Telenor Group
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Telenor Sverige AB is a full service telecommunications provider with mobile networks covering 99.9% of the Swedish population. Telenor Sverige has 2.7 million mobile subscribers, around 700,000 fiber and broadband customers and 500,000 TV customers. Telenor Sverige has sales of around SEK 12 billion (2020) and the company employs around 1,700 people.
Allente is a Nordic TV distribution company providing high quality satellite TV, streaming packages, IPTV and high-speed fiber services to over one million customers in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. Allente was born in May 2020 from the merger of Viasat Consumer and Canal Digital. The new company is headquartered in Stockholm and Oslo, the CEO is Jonas Gustafsson. Telenor Group and NENT Group each hold 50% of Allente shares.