Jason King appointed CEO of Telenor Bulgaria

Jason King has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telenor Bulgaria of PPF Group effective September 1 2018, the group said.

“I’m very pleased to welcome Jason King as CEO of Telenor Bulgaria and as part of my management team. Jason brings almost 20 years of leadership experience in global Telecom companies mainly based in CEE region,” said Ladislav Bartoníček, PPF Group’s executive responsible for telecommunications assets within PPF.

“Jason brings broad expertise of Marketing and Sales, combined with his extensive leadership experience. Mr. King is a great addition to the PPF management team and he will continue to take our Bulgarian business forwards,” Bartoníček said.

King has worked in various senior leadership roles including Deutsche Telekom, UPC Liberty Global and Veon. In addition, he has also worked in interim CEO advisory roles at CME and Telenor Denmark.

The European Commission said on July 30 that it had approved the proposed acquisition of mobile carrier Telenor’s subsidiaries in Central and Eastern Europe by Czech investment conglomerate PPF Group.

Announced earlier this year, the deal covers Telenor’s carriers in two EU member states (Bulgaria and Hungary), as well as subsidiaries in Serbia and Montenegro. At the time, Telenor said that the transaction was worth 2.8 billion euro.



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