Telenor names Heuch as EVP and chief people officer

Jason McGee-Abe
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Telenor Group appoints Cecilie B. Heuch as executive vice president and chief people officer, effective 1 December 2017

Cecilie B. Heuch 160 x 186Heuch succeeds Jon Erik Haug, who will stay in his current role until Heuch joins Telenor and will then seek new opportunities. Heuch will also become a member of Telenor's Group executive management team, reporting to president and chief executive officer Sigve Brekke.

Heuch comes from the position as chief HR officer of DNV GL Group, a position she has held since 2006. She has previously worked in different managerial positions at Norsk Hydro, including 4 years as business manager and business development manager in Hydro Agri (today Yara) in Italy. 

Haug has been in Telenor Group since 1997 and has held a number of senior positions, including CMO of Telenor Sweden, CEO of Telenor Denmark and chief people officer since November 2012. GTB