Roar Bjaerum has been appointed as Vice President Financial Services for Telenor Pakistan. His appointment was announced back in January 2010.
Prior to Roar, Telenor’s Finance department was headed by Peter Kuncewicz until he moved to head the Finance function at Indosat, Indonesia in June 2009.
Roar comes from Telenor Group where he was Vice President and Head of Financial Services. Roar played a significant role in initiating the Tameer Microfinance Bank acquisition and the concept behind easypaisa.
Prior to joining the Financial Services Team in Telenor in 2008, Roar had 15 years of experience from the international financial industry. He brings to Pakistan his experience as a consultant and part of senior management in financial and management industry.