Allison Kirkby will join the Danish telco in December this year, replacing Pernille Erenbjerg, who announced her resignation following the takeover of the company earlier this year.
“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.
Kirkby was born in Scotland and 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.