31 Jul 2015
VimpelCom appoints Bart Morselt as Head of Investor Relations
Amsterdam (July 31, 2015) - VimpelCom Ltd. (“VimpelCom”, “Company” or “Group”) (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, headquartered in Amsterdam, today announces that Bart Morselt has been appointed Group Head of Investor Relations, succeeding Gerbrand Nijman, who was recently appointed CFO of Global Telecom Holding.
Mr. Morselt will start on September 1, 2015 and will report to Group CFO Andrew Davies. He was previously Head of Investor Relations at Swisscom, where he also held several board memberships in Swisscom group companies as well as in the Swiss IR society. He holds a MSc economics and finance from the university of Groningen.
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 a territory with a total population of approximately 740 million people. VimpelCom provides services under the “Beeline”, “Kyivstar”, “WIND”, “Infostrada” “Mobilink”, “banglalink”, “Telecel”, and “Djezzy” brands. As of 31 March 2015, VimpelCom had 218 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