Dhaka, Aug 21 (UNB) - Grameenphone has appointed Jens Becker as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company, effective from this month.
He will be replacing Karl Erik Broten, said a media release on Wednesday.
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,” Becker said in a statement.
The German national holds a Masters degree in Geography coupled with Economics and Business Administration from the Free University of Berlin. He is also an alumnus of the Deutsche Telecom General Management Program of the London School of Economics and Political Science, better known as the LSE.
“Jens has over a decade’s experience as a Telecom CFO with a leading multinational operator and is a valuable addition to our team. I am delighted to welcome Jens to Bangladesh and the GP family,” said Michael Foley, CEO of Grameenphone.