VimpelCom makes changes to management team

VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ: VIP) said it has changed its management team.

Jeremy Roffe-Vidal will join the company on February 1, 2015 as chief HR officer. Roffe-Vidal was previously HR director and corporate vice president of Cap Gemini S.A.

Andrey Patoka has been promoted to head of the company´s CIS business unit. Patoka has been with the company since 2008 and is currently executive vice president and chief infrastructure officer of OJSD VimpelCom.

Rene Schuster, COO and Anja Uldegaag, chief HR officer are leaving the company.

VimpelCom, headquartered in Amsterdam, is a provider of telecommunications services in 14 countries. Additional information is available at