09 Feb 2015

Rozzyn Boy is appointed Chief Communications Officer

Amsterdam (February 9, 2015) - VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom”, “Company” or “Group”) (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services in 14 countries and headquartered in Amsterdam, announces that Rozzyn Boy will be joining the Company on February 12, 2015 as Chief Communications Officer and as a member of the Group’s Management Board.

Jo Lunder, Chief Executive Officer, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Rozzyn to the Group. We are transforming our business in order to maximize the digital opportunity across VimpelCom, and Rozzyn’s expertise and experience in global Communications, Digital and Brand will be a great asset to the business. I look forward to working with her”.

Rozzyn Boy was previously Head of Global Corporate Communications and Brand for Tata Communications Ltd, where she was responsible for all external and internal communications as well as its global Brand positioning. Prior to joining Tata, she held roles in consultancy for Hill & Knowlton (UK Technology Practice Head), Firefly Communications (Associate Director) and Text 100, in the UK and South Africa, and was the Communications Lead for Motorola Sub-Saharan Africa.

About VimpelCom

VimpelCom, an international telecoms company operating in 14 countries and headquartered in Amsterdam, is one of the world’s largest integrated telecommunications services operators providing voice and data services through a range of traditional and broadband mobile and fixed technologies in Russia, Italy, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Algeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Zimbabwe. VimpelCom’s operations around the globe cover territory with a total population of approximately 739 million people. VimpelCom provides services under the "Beeline", "Kyivstar", “WIND”, "Infostrada" “Mobilink”, “banglalink”, “Telecel”, and “Djezzy” brands. As of September 30, 2014 VimpelCom had 223 million mobile customers on a combined basis. VimpelCom is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol (VIP). For more information visit: http://www.vimpelcom.com.

Contact information

Investor Relations
VimpelCom Ltd. 
Gerbrand Nijman / Remco Vergeer
Tel: +31 20 79 77 200 (Amsterdam)

Media and Public Relations
VimpelCom Ltd.
Bobby Leach/Artem Minaev
Tel: +31 20 79 77 200 (Amsterdam)

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