teliasonera ab (TLSNF) Key Developments
TeliaSonera AB and Telenor Announce Management Appointments for the Future Joint Venture in Denmark
Jul 1 15
TeliaSonera AB and Telenor announced that Hilde Tonne from Telenor Group's Executive Management has been appointed as CEO for the future joint venture in Denmark. Additionally, Telia Denmark's CEO Søren Abildgaard and CFO Dennis Kilian have been appointed as Deputy CEO and CFO. Hilde Tonne has been a member of Telenor Group's executive management team since 2007, and Head of Group Industrial Development since September 2011. Søren Abildgaard has been CEO of Telia Denmark since January 2011 and Dennis Kilian has been CFO of Telia Denmark since March 2013.
Telia Sonera Appoints Khamidov as VP Responsible for Commercial Activities
Jun 26 15
Telia Sonera has appointed Khamidov as the VP responsible for commercial activities.
TeliaSonera Announces Management Changes, Effective from July 01, 015
Jun 25 15
TeliaSonera announced that Hélène Barnekow assumes the position of EVP Sweden, while Malin Frenning will take on a new role in Group Executive Management as SVP overseeing technology and transformation. Sverker Hannervall will leave TeliaSonera. Hélène Barnekow has been with TeliaSonera since April 2014 as head of Group Commercial, where she has been crucial in setting the agenda to transform TeliaSonera to a New Generation Telecom. She has previously been with EMC, SonyEricsson and Ericsson. Malin Frenning has a long background in TeliaSonera and Telia and has during the last 18 months successfully established a new leading integrated company in Sweden with 10 million customers within mobile, fixed telephony, fixed broadband and TV. She has also established the transformation program “Invest to save” that will deliver 1.3 billion SEK in full run rate savings annually from 2018. For Group Commercial Jonas Hasselberg and Jannike Grüner will be co-acting Group CCO and for Group Technology Staffan Åkesson will be acting Group CTO. All changes are effective from July 1, 2015.
Telia Wins Framework Deal from LKAB
Jun 23 15
Telia announced that it has won a 42-month framework contract from Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB (LKAB). The deal covers telephony, switchboard services, a subordinate agreement for mobile terminals, and a mobile corporate network both underground and overground. Telia said it has been developing LKAB's mobile network since 2012. LKAB used to have several telephony suppliers but has now simplified its system.
Virgin Group Seeks Acquisitions in Xfera Móviles.
Jun 12 15
Virgin Group Holdings Limited has expressed an interest in acquiring TeliaSonera Aktiebolag (publ)’s Spanish subsidiary Xfera Móviles, S.A. The negotiations are being led by Juan Villalonga, former chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Telefonica, who now acts as business advisor to Virgin Mobile Latin America (VMLA) and is co-founder of the investment fund Emergent Telecom Ventures. Xfera Móviles declined to comment on Virgin's potential interest in Xfera Móviles. When TeliaSonera sought to dispose of its Xfera Móviles stake in 2012, it failed to attract bids matching its €1 billion valuations from interested companies such as Vodafone and Orange.