vimpelcom ltd-spon adr (VIP) Key Developments
Vimpelcom Launches an LTE Network in the City of Cherepovets in the Vologda Region
Apr 24 15
Vimpelcom has launched an LTE network in the city of Cherepovets in the Vologda region, with maximum broadband speed of 73 Mbps and average speeds of 25-30 Mbps. The services are accessible in all four residential neighbourhoods of the city. Beeline launched LTE services in the city of Vologda in December 2014.
VimpelCom Ltd. Launches Commercial Services on its LTE Network
Apr 10 15
VimpelCom Ltd. launched the commercial services on its LTE network in the Chelyabinsk region. The services are available in the cities Chelyabinsk and Miass, and the LTE network uses the 2,600 MHz band.
VimpelCom Names O.Kononova as Business Marketing Director
Apr 7 15
VimpelCom announced that O.Kononova was appointed as business marketing director. She is charged to provide development and launching of innovative products, realization of marketing strategy.
VimpelCom Ltd. Announces Executive Changes
Mar 13 15
VimpelCom Ltd. announced that the Group Chief Executive Officer, Jo Lunder, has decided to resign his position with effect from April 13, 2015. The Supervisory Board of VimpelCom announce the appointment of Jean-Yves Charlier as its new Group Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Charlier is a highly experienced and successful CEO who most recently led the communications and media group SFR. Mr. Lunder is leaving the company to take up other opportunities but will continue to serve as an advisor during the transition period through to July 13, 2015. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of VimpelCom, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SFR.
Vimpelcom Appoints Sergey Knyshev as Director for Network Development
Mar 9 15
Vimpelcom has appointed Sergey Knyshev its director for network development. Knyshev will be accountable to Martin Skop, the VP for infrastructure development. Knyshev worked earlier as head of the services quality directorate at Beeline.