Jon Fredrik Baksaas, VimpelCom
Baksaas has been president and CEO of Telenor Group since June 2002. Prior to this he served as Telenor’s deputy CEO, CFO and EVP with overall responsibility for Telenor’s network and communication services in Norway. He joined the company in 1989.
Before joining Telenor, Baksaas was CFO at Aker and Stolt-Nielsen Seaway, and held financial positions in Det Norske Veritas in Norway and Japan. He is also on the board of Svenska Handelsbanken, the GSMA Association and the advisory council of Det Norske Veritas.