24 Apr 2023
VEON appoints Group Head of Internal Audit
Amsterdam, 24 April 2023 - VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online services, today announces it has appointed Jagan Mohan, its current Group Director of Internal Audit, as the Group Head of Internal Audit, effective 1st May. This complements the Group Chief Financial Officer transition where Joop Brakenhoff, currently VEON’s current Chief Internal Audit and Ethics & Compliance Officer, will assume the role of Group Chief Financial Officer also on 1st May 2023.
In this new role, Jagan Mohan will report functionally to Michiel Soeting, the Chairman of VEON’s Audit and Risk Committee, and operationally to Kaan Terzioglu, our Group CEO.
Jagan comes into this role with 25 years of experience in external and internal audit across various industries, including telecoms, FMCG, hospitality and real estate, and across various geographies. He has been with VEON since February 2019, and worked extensively with Joop Brakenhoff and VEON’s internal audit teams across the Group to develop and execute VEON’s audit strategy.
“Protecting value is as central to our operations as creating value for all our stakeholders and our internal audit function has an indispensable role in this. We are very pleased to welcome Jagan to the Leadership Team. I look forward to continuing to work with him in his new role, constantly improving our governance standards and operations with the support of our internal audit function.” said Kaan Terzioglu, VEON Group CEO.
VEON is a global digital operator that currently provides converged connectivity and online services to nearly 160 million customers in six dynamic markets. We are transforming people’s lives, empowering individuals, creating opportunities for greater digital inclusion and driving economic growth across countries that are home to more than 8% of the world’s population. Headquartered in Amsterdam, VEON is listed on NASDAQ and Euronext. For more information visit: https://www.veon.com.
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