Uninor names Grameenphone CTO Tanveer Mohammad as COO

Indian telecom operator Uninor today appointed Grameenphone chief technology officer Tanveer Mohammad as its new chief operating officer (COO).

Tanveer Mohammad will replace Uninor’s present COO Ruza Sabanovic, who moves to Telenor Group headquarters in Oslo to take up the position of the head of Group Technology.

As the COO of Uninor, Tanveer will look after Uninor’s largest ever network expansion which is already underway. As the head of India business, Tanveer faces a huge task in terms of competing with rivals such as Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone in the country.

Uninor COO Tanveer Mohammad

At Grameenphone, the #1 telecom operator in Bangladesh, Tanveer has recently played a vital role in transforming Grameenphone into a 3G operator.

The outgoing COO Ruza will implement network and technology transformation across Telenor Group.

Earlier, Uninor chief financial officer Vivek Sood was appointed the CEO of Grameenphone, chief sales officer Sharad Mehrotra took up the position of chief marketing officer of Telenor Myanmar and the chief financial officer Prasoon Sinha moved to the Group Headquarters as vice president and head of Dynamic Performance Management.