VimpelCom appoints Yogesh Malik as Group Chief Technology Officer VimpelCom announces the appointment of Yogesh Malik as Group Chief Technology Officer, with immediate effect. Yogesh has also been appointed a member of the group executive board and the group management board. Before joining VimpelCom Yogesh Malik was the CEO of Uninor, an Indian mobile network operator.
VimpelCom says explored 50/50 JV in Italy on Wind subsidiary VimpelCom disclosed in a regulatory filing that it has noted recent analyst and media comments concerning Wind, its fully owned subsidiary in Italy. The company has held discussions to explore the potential value which would accrue to shareholders through a 50/50 joint venture in Italy. No conclusion to these discussions was reached. The company will continue to explore value adding transactions but there can be no guarantee that a transaction on terms acceptable to the company will be identified.