VimpelCom shareholders elect Supervisory Board
Jun 19, 2015, 08:53 ET
AMSTERDAM, June 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VimpelCom Ltd. ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, headquartered in Amsterdam, announces that VimpelCom shareholders approved all agenda items at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) held today in Amsterdam.
In particular, the Company's shareholders elected the following candidates to the Supervisory Board: Mikhail Fridman, Gennady Gazin, Andrei Gusev, Gunnar Holt, Sir Julian Horn-Smith, Nils Katla, Alexey Reznikovich, Morten Karlsen Sorby and Trond O Westlie.*
The reappointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers Accountants NV as the Company's auditor was also approved.
Holders of approximately 93.2% of the Company's shares were represented at the AGM.
For more information about the Company's Supervisory Board and related biographies, please see VimpelCom's web site www.vimpelcom.com in the "Corporate Profile/Leadership" section.
* Members of Supervisory Board are elected to serve until the next AGM to be held in 2016 (unless the director is removed from office or the director's office is vacated in accordance with the by-laws).
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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