Uninor's CEO, Vivek Sood takes over as the CEO of Grameenphone

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Grameenphone, telecom operator in Bangladesh has appointed Vivek Sood as the company's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effective from 7th January 2013. Vivek Sood will succeed Tore Johnsen.

Vivek Sood was the executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of the Indian mobile operator Uninor. As CFO of Uninor, Sood was responsible for setting performance measures and achieving financial goals. His 22 year of experience also include executive positions in companies like Tata AIG life Insurance, Hutchison Telecom, Tupperware India and Hindustan Lever Limited (Unilever).

Tore Johnsen served as CEO of Grameenphone since March 2011. As part of a planned operational move when reaching his retirement age (65), Tore Johnsen will extend his significant career by taking up new challenges as Senior Vice President at the Telenor Group region Asia office in Bangkok. Tore Johnsen has vast and extensive experience from heading mobile operations in 4 different Asian markets - Malaysia, Thailand, Pakistan and Bangladesh.