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Johan Dennelind new CEO of Maxis

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - December 21, 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Maxis, a communications service provider, announced the appointment of Johan Dennelind as its new chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2013.

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Mr. Dennelind brings to Maxis his wide management experience in the telecommunications sector having served at Senior Leadership positions in telecommunications companies in a number of countries including Malaysia over the last 13 years.

Mr. Dennelind is a member of Vodafone’s CEO Senior Leadership Team and is currently CEO Vodacom International. In his present role, he oversees all Vodacom sub-Saharan activities outside South Africa. In 2004, he was appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and later as Chief Marketing Officer. In 2008, he was appointed as CEO and under his leadership, DiGi emerged as one of the leading telecommunications company in Malaysia.

Mr. Dennelind joined the Telenor group in 1999 where he was responsible for business development and mergers and acquisitions of Nextra, a Pan European B2B internet/communications service provider fully owned by Telenor. In 2000, he was appointed as CFO of Telenor AB, Sweden, a fixed and internet service provider and subsequently became its deputy CEO in 2002.

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