DiGi appoints Albern Murty as new CEO

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Looks like DiGi now has a new CEO.

Effective April 1st , Albern Murty, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of DiGi will step up as the new CEO for the Telenor Group company. The previous CEO of Digi.Com Berhad, Lars-Åke Norling, will be assuming the role of the new CEO in Total Access Communication PCL (dtac) in Thailand.

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of some of Telenor Group’s most experienced executives to our two biggest companies in Asia. dtac is currently in the middle of a major drive to become Thailand’s leading internet provider and Lars-Åke brings all the vital competencies required to continue that journey. Albern has grown through the ranks of Digi, contributing strongly to the company’s relentless customer focus and its innovative internet for all approach. As such, Lars-Åke and Albern represent the best of our leadership DNA and I’m confident that they will deliver continued growth in dtac and Digi,” says Sigve Brekke, EVP and Head of Telenor Group in Asia.

Sigve Brekke will also be stepping down as interim CEO in dtac and return to his role as Executive Vice President and Head of region Asia, Telenor Group, while serving as Vice-Chairman on dtac’s Board of Directors.

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Albern Murty, DiGi’s new CEO

Both dtac and DiGi are well positioned in their respective markets and are ambitious in pushing their available internet for all services.

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of some of Telenor Group’s most experienced executives to our two biggest companies in Asia. dtac is currently in the middle of a major drive to become Thailand’s leading internet provider and Lars-Åke brings all the vital competencies required to continue that journey. Albern has grown through the ranks of Digi, contributing strongly to the company’s relentless customer focus and its innovative internet for all approach. As such, Lars-Åke and Albern represent the best of our leadership DNA and I’m confident that they will deliver continued growth in dtac and Digi,” says Sigve Brekke, EVP and Head of Telenor Group in Asia.

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Albern Murty has spent the last 13 years in various senior executive roles in DiGi, and became the company’s COO in January 2014 after serving as Chief Marketing Officer for a few years. Before DiGi he served in a variety of business and commercial management roles in Lucent Technologies across the Asian region.

 Looks like DiGi will be in very experienced hands.

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