TDC Denmark splits operations into network and digital services

TDC Denmark will establish two new business units – network and digital infrastructure called NetCo and another focusing on digital services and customer experiences called OpCo.

“In agreement with the new owners we intend to pursue investments in the Danish infrastructure and digitization. Hence, we are to take a large step forward by extending the fibre network, i.e. establishing 5G and thereby providing Denmark’s best mobile network for the future,” says Pernille Erenbjerg, CEO and President, TDC Group.

“We are on track executing our new vision, and now time has come to make the necessary changes to the organization and set the management team that can best drive this work forward,” added Erenbjerg.

In Denmark two new business units will be established as of 1st August: One customer experience focused unit called OpCo and one focused on network and infrastructure called NetCo. Both units will have reference to the Group CEO.

The customer focused unit which will drive innovation, Digital Services and the best customer experiences will be headed by Jaap Postma, who has been Senior Executive Vice President and head of YouSee to date. This unit will comprise YouSee, the digital unit Digital, TDC Business, Online Brands with Telmore, Fullrate and Blockbuster.

The network unit will focus on further improving the Danish infrastructure and will be headed by Andreas Pfisterer, who has been Senior Executive Vice President and head of Operations to date. This unit will comprise Network, Wholesale, On-site technicians, Procurement & Logistics, Dansk Kabel TV and IT Operations.

In Norway, TDC Group will continue to run the fully owned Get and TDC Norway as independent units with no changes.

In addition to the two new business units and the Norwegian activities, TDC Group will continue to have central resources to support the business units.

Changes in Corporate Management Team:

Pernille Erenbjerg, Group CEO and President

Jaap Postma, SEVP, OpCo

Andreas Pfisterer, SEVP, NetCo

Michael Moyell Juul, SEVP, TDC Business

Stig Pastwa, Group CFO, Group Finance

Lasse Pilgaard, CSO, Group Strategy, Portfolio Mgmt.

Jens Aaløse, CPO, Group People & Stakeholder Relations

Gunnar Evensen, SEVP, Get & TDC Norway

As far as the way ahead is concerned, Group CEO, Pernille Erenbjerg said, “I am happy to announce our new organisation today and I am proud to present this very strong team leading TDC Group into the new phase. The team represents several of the leading powers behind the turnaround that we have implemented over the past three years and which has led us to growth. Hence, it is the right team to continue focusing on making it better and simpler for TDC’s many customers while further enhancing investment in networking and digitisation.”


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