Meet our management team

The Telenor Global Services' management team combines expertise, experience and passion for our business and are always on the lookout for new and innovative ideas that benefit our customers.

Torbjørn Ø. Teigen
CEO

Torbjørn Teigen has been active in the media and telco sector for over 20 years and builds upon international and executive level management experience. Prior to joining Telenor Global Services as CEO in 2020, he held executive level positions at Norsk Data, Scandinavia Online, and Norkring. He is passionate about developing company culture and has high focus on up- and reskilling of employees. Torbjørn has a Master of Science from NTNU in Trondheim, Norway.

 

Marius Gigernes
CFO

Marius Gigernes started his journey in Telenor in 2003. He has extensive experience from several different management positions in Finance, both in the Nordics and Asia. Before joining Telenor Global Services as CFO in 2020, he held CFO roles in different Telenor companies, most recently at Telenor Pakistan. Over the years, he was engaged in different BoD roles within as well as outside of Telenor. Marius holds a Master of Business and Economics from The Norwegian School of Management.

 

Rickard Widerberg
CMO

Rickard Widerberg joined Telenor Global Services as Chief Marketing Officer in 2017. He is heading all of Telenor Groups’ Roaming and Messaging business. Rickard builds upon 20+ years of international Telecom experience from various management positions within Product & Business Development, Sales and Marketing. Prior to his current position, he served as CMO at Telenor’s dedicated Internet of Things (IoT) company, Telenor Connexion for 8 years. Rickard holds a Master of Economics from Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden.

 

Andre Hansen
CPO

As Chief Partnerships Officer, Andre Nicholas Hansen is responsible for Telenor Global Services’ managed services business towards external partners. Andre is an American/Norwegian living in Sweden. He has over 20 years’ experience from Sales and Leadership in the international telco industry. Andre has a passion for business and has developed long term partnership deals with MNOs in Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and the Americas. He holds a BSc – Economics from Santa Clara University, in Silicon Valley.

 

Tone Snellingen
CSO

Tone Snellingen is heading Telenor Global Services’ Voice business. In this role, she drives business across sales, business development and partner strategy. Tone has extensive experience as a leader in the telecom industry. She has more than 20 years’ experience in international business from working in telecom industries including strategy, sales and product management. She holds a Master of Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo.

 

Per Lorentsen
CTO

Per Lorentsen is the Chief Technology Officer at Telenor Global Services. As CTO he leads our global technology team. In his role he is responsible for defining technology strategy and as well as leading both core network and IT development. He has more than 10 years’ experience from telecoms and Telenor. Prior to joining Telenor he has close to 15 years of experience and technical education as officer in the Norwegian Army. His academic background includes Officer and technical education from the Norwegian Army.