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Bangladeshi takes over as GP CMO

Grameenphone Board has named Yasir Azman as the new Chief Marketing Officer to replace the company’s outgoing CMO Allan Bonke from 15 June 2015, reports UNB. Yasir Azman has 17 years of commercial experience, including 5 years of executive management experience in both FMCG and telecom.He has working experience in various operational and leadership roles in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. Moreover, Azman has played strategic and development role for all Telenor Business Units when he took over as Head of Telenor Group Distribution & eBusiness in January 2013. 

Allan Bonke, who joined as GP’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) on 5th August 2012, will be taking up a new role within Telenor Group, initially based in the regional headquarter in Bangkok, Thailand. In the last few years, Azman has served in Telenor Group as Head of Distribution & eBusiness, working for 13 business units and side by side developed himself with new critical capabilities like digital distribution, customer insights and customer-centricity.

He has an MBA from IBA and also attended executive educational programmes organized by London Business School and INSEAD.

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