Hans-Holger Albrecht, Millicom

Hans-Holger Albrecht, Millicom


Hans-Holger Albrecht has been appointed as president and CEO of Millicom, effective October 31.

He succeeds Mikael Grahne, who has notified the company’s board that he intends to step down after almost four years in the role.

Albrecht is president and CEO of international broadcasting company Modern Times Group (MTG) and will join Millicom on September 16 having been a member of the Millicom board since May 2010.

He has been with MTG since 1997 and held a variety of positions, including head of group pay TV operations, and president of Viasat broadcasting.

In addition he has served as co-Chairman of the board at CTC Media since 2003.

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