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2014-10-20 04:22:14

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services headquartered in Amsterdam, today announced that its 51.9% owned subsidiary Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. ("GTH") has sold its entire 100% stake in Telecel Globe Limited ("TG"), which owns 100% of each of U-COM in Burundi and Telecel CAR in Central African Republic, for USD 65 million, subject to certain post-closing...

2014-10-03 08:26:28

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP) announced today that its Supervisory Board has approved the appointment of Gennady Gazin as a member of the Company's Supervisory Board in place of Leonid Novoselsky. Alexey Reznikovich, Chairman of the Board of VimpelCom said: "I am very pleased that Gennady Gazin will be joining the Board of VimpelCom, where his experience and advice will be most welcome. At the same time,...

2014-09-16 04:21:50

AMSTERDAM, CAIRO and LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VimpelCom Ltd. ("VimpelCom") and Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. ("GTH") announce that they have agreed to sell all of their debt and equity interest (the "Interest") in the Globalive group of companies in Canada, including Globalive Wireless Management Corp. ("Wind Canada"), the operator of the Wind Mobile cellular telephony service in Canada. Globalive Capital (formerly AAL Holdings), the controlling shareholder of Wind...

2014-08-15 04:22:07

AMSTERDAM, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VimpelCom Ltd ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, announces that Scott Dresser has been appointed as Group General Counsel, with effect from September 1 2014. Scott has also been appointed a member of the Group Executive Board and the Group Management Board. Jeffrey McGhie, previously Group General Counsel & Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, has agreed to remain with...

2014-07-28 08:34:25

AMSTERDAM, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd."("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, 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 9 members of the Supervisory Board, out of 11 nominees. The new Board consists of the following members: Jon Fredrik Baksaas,...

2014-07-22 08:36:15

AMSTERDAM, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, today announces that it plans, in line with the Company's Financial Calendar 2014 which was released on January 16, 2014, to publish its operating and financial results for the second quarter of 2014 on August 6, 2014, at 7:00 am CET and the Analyst and Investor conference call is planned at 14:00 CET. The Company also aims to...

2014-07-18 04:21:59

AMSTERDAM, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VimpelCom Ltd. ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, today announces that Jeffrey Hedberg has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Mobilink in Pakistan. He succeeds Rashid Khan, who has decided to retire after over 14 years in leading positions with Mobilink and banglalink. Rashid Khan will continue to perform the duties of the CEO of Mobilink until such time that...

2014-07-14 04:21:05

Users transfer content from old phones to new and obtain backup and restore services from leading Russian mobile chain Beeline PETAH TIKVAH, Israel, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellebrite, the leader in delivering data and diagnostics solutions for the mobile value chain, has announced that VimpelCom Ltd., a global provider of telecommunication services has launched the "Smartbox" - Cellebrite's unique Touch platform providing Transfer, Backup and Restore solutions - in its chain...

2014-07-10 16:27:36

AMSTERDAM, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VimpelCom Ltd. ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, announced the nomination of Trond Westlie for election to the Company's Supervisory Board at its 2014 annual general meeting of shareholders ("AGM") on July 28, 2014. The record date for the AGM is June 25, 2014. Mr. Westlie's nomination is in addition to the initial list of 10 nominees that were previously announced by the...

2014-07-01 04:22:39

AMSTERDAM, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --VimpelCom Ltd. ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, today announces that Rene Schuster has been appointed as Group Chief Operating Officer, with effect from today. Rene Schuster will assume direct responsibility for the operational and financial performance of the Business Units. Jo Lunder, VimpelCom CEO, said: "I am delighted to announce the appointment of Rene Schuster as...


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