Maxis CEO position to open up as Morten Lundal confirms exit in March 2018

Chief executive officer (CEO) of Maxis, Morten Lundal (pictured) will be leaving the company upon expiry of his contract on 31 March 2018. In a statement, the telco's spokesperson said it will be announcing his successor in due course.

“The board wishes to thank Morten for his valuable contributions and services to the company,” it added. Lundal joined Maxis as CEO on 1 October 2013, bringing with him more than 16 years of experience in telecommunications industry. He is also a director of Maxis and its operational subsidiaries.

Before joining Maxis, Lundal was group chief commercial officer of Vodafone Group, and a member of the executive committee responsible for commercial activities at the group level. Prior to assuming that position in 2010, he was regional CEO responsible for eight operating companies in Central Europe and Africa. He joined Vodafone in 2008.

Prior to Vodafone, he was CEO of DiGi.Com Berhad Group. Lundal joined Nordic mobile operator Telenor in 1997 and has held several CEO positions including for the Internet division and Telenor business solutions as well as the position of executive vice president for corporate strategy.