Mr Sigve came from the position as EVP and Head of Region Asia. Has been instrumental in building Telenor’s footprint in the region. From being part of setting the initial direction in 1999, he has been a key driver and shaper of making Telenor a leading force in key Asian markets. He joined Telenor as an advisor, and later became Manager for Business Development, where he was part of setting the strategy for growth in Asia. Since this he has been CEO of Dtac and Uninor. He has also been key in M&A activities and most recently entered the market in Myanmar. Prior to joining Telenor Sigve Brekke had a political career starting with several positions in the Labor Youth Organisation (AUF). He served as State Secretary of Defence in Norway from 1993 to 1996.