Mr. Lars-Åke Norling was elected as a new member of the Board of Millicom in May 2018 and joined the Board on 1 September 2018. He is the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Compliance and Business Conduct Committee.
Mr. Norling, (1968), is an Investment Director and Sector Head of TMT at Kinnevik. Prior to that he was the Chief Executive Officer of Total Access Communications (dtac) in Thailand where he executed a digital transformation and led a turnaround of the company’s financial performance. He has also been EVP of Developed Asia for Telenor as well as Chief Executive Officer of DigiTelecommunications Malaysia and of Telenor Sweden.
Lars-Åke holds an MBA from Gothenburg School of Economics, an MSc in Engineering Physics from Uppsala University and an MSc in Systems Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, USA.
He does not qualify as independent from the major shareholders of Millicom, due to his significant affiliation to Kinnevik. He is independent from the Company and its management according to the Swedish Code of Corporate Governance.Mr. Norling holds 814 Millicom shares.