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Jon Fredrik Baksaas, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Jon Fredrik Baksaas has been President and CEO of Telenor Group since June 2002. During this period, the total number of subscriptions in Telenor Group's mobile operations has increased from 21 million in June 2002 to 120 million in the beginning of 2011, 301 million including VimpelCom Ltd. Telenor Group at present has mobile operations in 11 markets and in additionally 20 markets through our ownership in VimpelCom Ltd.
Prior to becoming the President and CEO, Baksaas served as Telenor’s Deputy CEO, CFO and Executive Vice President with the overall responsibility for Telenor’s networks and communication services in Norway, one of the world’s most advanced countries in ICT usage. Before joining Telenor in 1989, he served as CFO in Aker AS, CFO in Stolt-Nielsen Seaway and held finance related positions in Det Norske Veritas (DNV) in Norway and Japan. Baksaas is currently a board member of VimpelCom Ltd, Svenska Handelsbanken AB, GSMA Association and the Advisory Council of Det Norske Veritas (DNV).
Education: Mr. Baksaas holds a Master of Science degree from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration and has additional qualifications from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Richard Olav Aa, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Before taking up the position as CFO in Telenor Group, Aa served as Investment Director of Arendals Fossekompani ASA, a listed electrical utility and investment company. He has held various management positions in the metals and energy company Elkem, both in Norway and the USA, including the position as CFO of Elkem (1999 to 2005, when the company was listed). He has also been Managing Director of the listed investment company Norsk Vekst ASA (2005 to 2007) and Executive Vice President for business development in Bertel O. Steen AS (1997 to 1999).
Education: Master of Science in Business and Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen, specializing in strategies and finance.
Rolv-Erik Spilling, Executive Vice President and Head of Digital Services
Rolv-Erik Spilling has held various positions in Telenor Norway before he became the Deputy Head in Telenor Digital Services in September 2011. He has acted as Chief Marketing Officer Business, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Services, IT and Technology. Spilling first joined Telenor in 2000. Education: MSc in Mathematics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

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