CEO of Telenor Pakistan, Irfan Wahab Khan has been nominated by the Jung Group in its list of Pakistan’s 70 Heroes for his achievements and services. With this, Irfan has become the first person from telecom sector in the list that is comprised of people from Politics, Sports, Education, Science & technology, Business, Media Military, Arts & Literature, Social Welfare and miscellaneous categories. Jang Group Nominates Telenor CEO Irfan Wahab in Pakistan’s 70 Heroes Nominees.
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Jang Group Nominates Telenor CEO Irfan Wahab in Pakistan’s 70 Heroes Nominees
Irfan Wahab also has 23 years of vast experience. He has served in various positions within Telenor Group both in Asia and Europe, including VP Devices and Vice President – Head of Asia Distribution etc. His vast experience within the Group, led Irfan to further rise at even higher level positions and eventually became the Vice President- Head of Distribution Asia at Telenor ASA. This gave him stronghold in sales and distribution area. In 2014, Irfan joined Telenor Pakistan as the Deputy CEO and after almost 2 years he has been raised to the top most position of CEO; hence becoming the first local CEO of Telenor-Pakistan.
Irfan is a great proponent of Diversity and Inclusion in work force and actively champion female participation at senior management and Board level. He is also a thought leader when it comes to high standards of ethics and corporate Governance in Pakistan. He is Board Member for Telenor Pakistan, Telenor Micro Finance Bank, The Indus Entrepreneurship (Islamabad chapter) and a Director at Founders Institute Islamabad.
Irfan Wahab has done BSc. Electrical Telecom Engineering from UET, Lahore and MSc in Mobile and Personal communications engineering from University of Westminster London UK. Not only the basic level education, Irfan also got lead due to his exclusive executive qualification like Financial Management program from Harvard Business School (HBS), Executive diploma in Marketing from London Business School and Advance Management Program in Business Management from INSEAD (SG). Another praiseworthy program attended by Irfan is the “Global CEO Program” in the field of Business Administration and Management from the University of Pennsylvania.
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About 70 Heroes:
Pakistan is a country of remarkable people. People who have contributed immensely to our progress and development. People who have inspired us and are the heart and soul of our nation.
In the 70th year of Pakistan and Jang, people have to choose or vote and celebrate 70 Heroes of Pakistan from the 7 decades of our existence without whom Pakistan would not be the same.
10 categories have been shortlisted to choose the top 7 from each category, determining the 70 Heroes of Pakistan.
Politics, Sports, Education, Science & technology, Business, Media Military, Arts & Literature, Social Welfare, Miscellaneous.
Announcement of Pakistan’s 70 Heroes:
Pakistan’s 70 Heroes will be announced on 14th August 2017 in Jang and The News.