Grameenphone has appointed Jens Becker as its new chief financial officer (CFO), effective from August 15.
He is replacing Karl Erik Broten, the telecom company said in a statement yesterday.
Prior to the appointment, Becker had been serving as CFO of T-Mobile in Poland. He was also the CFO at T-Online International AG.
Becker 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,” said Becker.
“I am thrilled for the journey ahead as the market is about to experience the fourth industrial revolution,” he added.
Becker, a German national, holds a master’s degree in geography coupled with economics and business administration from the Free University of Berlin.
“Jens has over a decade’s experience as a Telecom CFO with a leading multinational operator and is a valuable addition to our team,” said Michael Foley, CEO of Grameenphone.