AMSTERDAM, July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 is a leading global provider of telecommunications services and is headquartered in Amsterdam. The Company provides voice and data services through a range of traditional and broadband mobile and fixed technologies. The Group operates in Italy and emerging markets, which include companies operating in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Algeria, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The operations of these companies cover a territory with a total population of approximately 740 million people as of March 31, 2015. VimpelCom provides services under the "Beeline," "Kyivstar," "banglalink," "Mobilink," "Djezzy" and "WIND" brands. As of March 31, 2015, VimpelCom had 218 million mobile customers. VimpelCom's ADSs are listed on the NASDAQ Global Stock Market under the symbol "VIP." For more information visit: http://www.vimpelcom.com.
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