TeliaSonera Appoints New Head of Eurasia Business Operations
STOCKHOLM, February 7, 2013
STOCKHOLM, February 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Veysel Aral, CEO of Kcell and Regional Head of Central Asia, has today been
appointed President of Business area Eurasia. In this role, he succeeds Tero
Kivisaari, who has been managing dual roles since his appointment as President
of Business area Mobility Services in October 2012.
"Veysel Aral has a very strong track record, both as CEO of our largest
subsidiary in Eurasia and as regional manager. He has an international
background in telecommunications and recently led Kcell through a successful
IPO process in London and Almaty. He has been a key member of the Eurasian
management team and I now welcome him to the Group Management," says Per-Arne
Blomquist, acting President and CEO.
Veysel Aral will keep his role as CEO of Kcell and be based in Istanbul and
Almaty. He joined the TeliaSonera Group in 2007 and prior to that held several
managerial positions in Ericsson. He was born in 1968 and has a BSc in Physics
Engineering from Middle East Technical University in Istanbul.
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Act. The information was submitted for publication at 2:30 p.m. CET on
February 6, 2013.
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