MOSCOW, 13 Mar RIA Novosti/Prime. General Director telecommunications company Vimpelcom Ltd., which includes Russian mobile operator VimpelCom, Jo Lunder April 13, leave your own post, it will be replaced by Jean-Yves Charlier, according to a press release Vimpelcom.
first Charlier worked as the General Director of SFR, the second largest operator in France, and before that held positions of Director and was on the Board of Directors of several other companies, including Activision Blizzard and Vivendi.
for its part, the Lunder will act as an Advisor to the head of Vimpelcom to 13 July. The head of the Board of Directors of Vimpelcom Alexey Reznikovich thanked him for his leadership of the company and wished achievements in future endeavors.
"Jean-Yves - the man who will have the opportunity to lead the company through the next stage of its development, while market opportunities as we enter into the world translated into electronic form technology," added the Reznikovich, words which are contained in the release.
Vimpelcom Ltd.- the seventh number of customers of the telecommunications company in the world, its total subscriber base has approximately 223 million users. Vimpelcom combines operators providing service in the Russian Federation, Italy, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Algeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Central African Republic and Canada.
The largest shareholders of the holding company are Altimo (manages the telecommunications assets of Alfa group Mikhail Fridman, has 47, 85% of the votes Vimpelcom and Telenor (42, 95% of the votes).