CTC Media Inc. (CTCM)’s board will decide tomorrow whether to approve Chief Financial Officer Boris Podolsky as acting chief executive officer, the RBC Daily newspaper reported in a digest of stories from its Dec. 15 issue, citing unidentified people familiar with the situation.
CEO Anton Kudryashov will leave the Russian television company to head mobile-phone provider VimpelCom Ltd. (VIP), RBC Daily reported on its website earlier today.
CTC Media’s press secretary, Viktoria Bakaeva, didn’t immediately reply to an e-mail seeking confirmation of the Bodolsky report. Elena Prokhorova, head of VimpelCom’s media service, didn’t return calls to her mobile and office numbers made after hours in Moscow.
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