Irfan Wahab Khan is the Chairman of Telenor Microfinance Bank and CEO of Telenor Pakistan. Prior to that, he served as Deputy CEO Telenor Pakistan for two years.
Irfan has a long association with Telenor Pakistan being the first member of the startup team when he joined the company as Executive Vice President in 2004. Khan has over 20 years of diverse management experience with leading telecommunication companies across North America, Europe and Asia. Since 2009, he has served as Group Vice President Devices and VP-Head of Asia Distribution within the Telenor Group in Norway and Thailand respectively. In Bangkok, Irfan was responsible for developing sales and distribution capabilities. He was also responsible for organization systems and processes for over 1.1 million retailers within 5 countries in Asia. As VP Devices with Telenor Group, he was responsible for Group Device Strategy, Partnerships and Innovation, Handset Bundles and Device Portfolio of over USD 2 Billion across 11 countries.
Mr. Khan holds a Masters degree in Mobile and Personal Communications from University of Westminster London UK. He also holds qualifications in Financial Management from Harvard Business School; executive diploma in Marketing from London Business School; and Business Management from INSEAD. He is also a lifetime Alumni of INSEAD.
Irfan Wahab Khan is a Member of the Male Champions of Change Pakistan group which was established in 2018. The Pakistan group includes representatives from various sectors including hospitality, telecommunications, information technology, micro-finance and sport. Members are committed to leading on gender equality, diversity and women’s empowerment within their organisations and in society as a whole.
Male Champions of Change Pakistan is a member organisation of the Champions of Change Coalition.