TDC: New CEO appointed
Allison Kirkby is named CEO of TDC Group
It is the acclaimed telco executive Allison Kirkby, who will lead TDC Group into the next phase of the company’s transformation – stepping into her new role in December 2018. Allison is a familiar name within the international telco industry, as she currently holds the position of President & Group CEO at Tele2 AB.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce that we have appointed Allison Kirkby as the new CEO of TDC Group. With her experience from the industry and her visionary leadership, there is no better person to lead TDC Group than Allison,” says Bert Nordberg, Chairman of the Board of Directors at TDC Group.
Allison Kirkby (1967) was born in Scotland. She studied Accounting at Glasgow Caledonian University, and is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. She joined Tele2 AB in 2014 as Chief Financial Officer and has been CEO of Tele2 since 2015. Prior to joining Tele2, she held senior operational and finance positions in the telco industry, at the converged operator, Virgin Media, in the media industry at Shine Group (21st Century Fox), and in FMCG at Procter & Gamble.
Allison Kirkby replaces Pernille Erenbjerg, who has served as CEO for TDC Group since 2015. Pernille Erenbjerg announced her resignation back in May when TDC Group was acquired, though stayed on board to support the transition with the new group of shareholders. Pernille will stay in role until Allison steps into her new role during December 2018.
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