About ice group

About our
company

ice group is a Scandinavian mobile network operator with a customer-centric business model.  Our operations are lean and digital-first so we can deliver an exceptional customer experience at low cost. We provide wireless data services, the fastest-growing segment in the telecommunications industry. Our footprint covers all of Scandinavia, ranging from one of the world’s most advanced telecom markets in Norway, to Sweden and Denmark. 

At ice group we believe in customer centricity. We strive to understand what really matters to our customers in each market and use that insight to drive everything that we do. We believe in establishing differentiation through creating an emotional connection with our customers to drive cost-effective growth.

We also believe in the future of mobile data. By acquiring low band spectrum and building 4G LTE networks, we aim to deliver mobile data at the lowest unit costs in our markets while simultaneously building future-proof networks.  These networks are ready to cater for exponentially growing data demand from both consumers and connected devices (IoT).

At ice group we also believe in the power of digitization. We use digital touchpoints, automation and data analytics to ensure that our organisations are lean, flexible and efficient with fast time-to-market at low cost of delivery.

ice group’s management and board have successful track records in turnarounds and building lean, customer centric mobile network operators across the world. Ice group is backed by Access Industries, the group’s majority shareholder and a privately held industrial group with a successful investment track record in media, telecommunications and e-commerce investments. 

Brief overview of the key historical milestones of the AINMT Group
Corporate structure
Brief overview of the key historical milestones of the AINMT Group
Corporate structure

Executive Management Team

Members of the Board of Directors

  • Hans-Holger Albrecht

    Hans-Holger Albrecht

    Chairman

    Hans-Holger Albrecht is CEO of Deezer, one of the largest music streaming services worldwide. Deezer offers more than 35 million tracks in over 180 countries to currently more than 16 million active monthly users. Prior to this Albrecht was President and CEO of Millicom International, the international telecom and media group, operating in more than 16 countries in Latin America and Africa. 

    Before this, Albrecht was President and CEO at Modern Times Group MTG AB. Before joining MTG, Albrecht worked for Luxembourg-based media group CLT, where he was responsible for all television activities and business development in Germany and Eastern Europe. Albrecht has studied at the University of Freiburg in German and received a Master of Laws degree (LLM) from the Ruhr University Bochum.

  • Guillaume d’Hauteville

    Guillaume d’Hauteville

    Director

    Guillaume d’Hauteville is Vice Chairman of Access Industries and serves as the Chairman of Deezer and STT Properties.

    D’Hauteville has many years’ experience from the telecommunication business. D’Hauteville has previously served as Vice Chairman of Nomura International and served as a Managing Director of Paris Office of Lehman Brothers Inc. D'Hauteville also served as the firm's Co-Head of French Investment Banking in July 2005; Chairman of Lehman Brothers - France in September 2003; and Vice Chairman of European Investment Banking in January 2007. He served as the Chief Executive of France at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and also served as its Co-Head of Investment Banking in France. In 2000 Mr. D'Hauteville joined Banque Lehman Brothers France, where he was served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

    D'Hauteville graduated with an M.B.A. from HEC and Harvard Business School.

  • Jörg Mohaupt

    Jörg Mohaupt

    Director

    Jörg Mohaupt is responsible for the media, online and telecom business at Access Industries, which he joined in May 2007. He was previously a managing director of Providence Equity Partners. Before joining Providence in 2004, he was an executive director at Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers in their TMT groups.

    Mr. Mohaupt has been actively involved in the media and telecommunications sector since 1992 and currently serves on the boards of ice group AS, Deezer, Gettaxi Ltd, Perform Group Limited, Sentient Technologies and ULE.

  • Ingvild Myhre

    Ingvild Myhre

    Director

    Ingvild Myhre graduated from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She was previously President of the operator Network Norway. Under her leadership, the company grew from a startup to become one of Norway´s largest operators. Ingvild has previously held leading positions at Alcatel Telecom Norway (CEO), Telenor Mobil (CEO). Since 2009, she has worked as an entrepreneur and board member. Amongst others she has launched the mobile operator Chili Mobile, a new Norwegian low cost operator to offer mobile services in Telia's network.

    Ingvild is the chairman of the board of Ice Communication Norge AS and Ice Norge AS.

  • Mari Thjømøe

    Mari Thjømøe

    Director

    Mari  Thjømøe has 30 years of experience from oil and energy, finance and real estate. She has held various management positions including SVP in Statoil ASA, CFO in KLP Insurance, and CFO and CEO in Norwegian Property ASA. Thjømøe runs an investment and consulting business, and she is a board member of several companies, both listed and private. Thjømøe holds a Master of Economics and Business Administration from BI Norwegian Business School and is a Chartered Financial Analyst from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (“NHH”). Thjømøe has attended Executive Programs at London Business School and Harvard Business School.Thjømøe is a Norwegian citizen, and resides in Oslo, Norway.