Johan Dennelind, appointed President and CEO of TeliaSonera

The Board of TeliaSonera has appointed Johan Dennelind to the position of President and CEO. He has almost 20 years of experience of the telecommunications industry, most recently with Vodacom Group where he held the position as CEO Vodacom International based in South Africa.

He started his telecommunications career as a trainee with Telia AB. Between 1999 and 2010 he held various positions in Telenor, including two years as CEO of Digi Telecommunications. He holds a Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Örebro, Sweden. Johan is born in 1969.

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CV Highlights:

 2010 - 2013 VODACOM

International Chief Executive Officer South Africa


1999 - 2010 TELENOR

2006 - 2010 Various positions at, DiGi Telecommunications Malaysia, including two years as CEO

2001 - 2004 Different positions at Telenor Sweden, including Deputy Chief Executive Officer

1999 - 2001 Head, International Business Development, Nextra Gruppen Sweden


1995 - 1999 TELIA

1996 - 1999 Held different positions at Telia AB

1995 - 1996 Management Trainee, Telia Sweden


1994 - 1995 OPTICON

Management Consultant & Co-Founder Sweden



1994 Master of Science Business Administration, Örebro University, Sweden