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VEON Ltd (VEON.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alexey Reznikovich

49 2012 Chairman of the Board

Jean-Yves Charlier

53 2015 Group Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Davies

51 2014 Group Chief Financial Officer

Matthieu Galvani

47 2016 Chief Executive Officer of Algeria

Aamir Hafeez Ibrahim

48 2016 Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan

Kjell-Morten Johnsen

49 2016 Head of Major Markets and Chief Executive Officer of PJSC VimpelCom

Vasyl Latsanych

2017 Chief Executive Officer - Russian operations, PJSC VimpelCom

Yogesh Malik

44 2014 Group Chief Technology Officer

Josh Drew

2017 Acting Group Chief Compliance Officer

Scott Dresser

49 2014 Group General Counsel

Erik Aas

50 2015 Head of Bangladesh

Enrique Aznar

53 2016 Chief Values and Culture Transformation Officer

Peter Chernyshov

48 2014 Head of Ukraine

Jon Eddy

50 2016 Head of Emerging Markets

Mikhail Gerchuk

45 2015 Head of Eurasia

Jeffrey Hedberg

55 2016 Group Chief People Officer

Oleksandr Komarov

44 2016 Head of Kazakhstan

Mark MacGann

2016 Group Chief External Affairs Officer

Alexander Matuschka

45 2015 Group Chief Performance Officer

Christopher Schlaeffer

47 2016 Chief Digital Officer

Stan Chudnovsky

46 2016 Director

Mikhail Fridman

53 2010 Director

Gennady Gazin

52 2014 Director

Andrei Gusev

45 2014 Director

Gunnar Holt

62 2015 Director

Julian Horn-Smith

68 Director

Jorn Jensen

53 2016 Director

Nils Katla

50 2015 Director

Bart Morselt

2015 Head of IR

Biographies

Name Description

Alexey Reznikovich

Mr. Alexey Mikhaylovich Reznikovich serves as Chairman of the Board of VimpelCom Ltd. He also serves as chairman of compensation committee. Mr. Reznikovich was a member of the board of directors of PJSC VimpelCom from May 2002 until April 2010. Mr. Reznikovich has served as Managing Partner of LetterOne Telecom since June 2014. Prior to joining LetterOne Telecom, he was Chief Executive Officer of LLC Altimo from April 2005 to May 2014 and Chief Executive Officer of Altimo Holdings & Investments Ltd. from June 2006 to May 2014. He has been a member of the supervisory board of the Alfa Group Consortium since 2002, with overall responsibility for business development and management supervision of the Group’s assets. Mr. Reznikovich was a director of Golden Telecom from May 2007 until February 2008. In 2001, Mr. Reznikovich founded EMAX, a new business venture to develop internet centers in Russia and has been a director of EMAX and of CAFEMAX, an internet café chain, since February 2001. From December 1998 to 2000, Mr. Reznikovich was a partner at McKinsey & Co. Prior to his time at McKinsey, Mr. Reznikovich worked at Procter & Gamble in Italy and Transworld in the United States. He graduated from the Economics Faculty of the Moscow State University and received an M.B.A. from Georgetown University in the United States and from INSEAD in France.

Jean-Yves Charlier

Mr. Jean-Yves Charlier serves as Group Chief Executive Officer of VimpelCom Ltd., effect from April 13, 2015. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of VimpelCom Ltd., he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SFR in France from 2012 until 2014. While at SFR he completed the demerger of SFR from Vivendi in a transaction with cable operator Numericable. From 2007 until 2012, Mr. Charlier was the Chief Executive Officer for Promethean, an interactive learning company, and, from 2004 until 2007, Mr. Charlier was the Chief Executive Officer of Colt, an alternative carrier. He started his career with Wang in France and also held senior executive positions with Equant and BT Global Services. Mr. Charlier has been on the board of several other listed companies including Activision Blizzard and Vivendi. He holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in international business administration from the American College in Paris, France.

Andrew Davies

Mr. Andrew Davies serves as Group Chief Financial Officer of the company since November 2013. He joined VimpelCom Ltd. in November 2013 as Chief Financial Officer. From November 2010 to October 2013, Mr. Davies was the Chief Financial Officer at Verizon Wireless. Prior to his appointment at Verizon Wireless, Mr. Davies held a number of senior financial roles within Vodafone Group, latterly as Chief Financial Officer of Vodafone India and Vodafone Turkey as well as positions in Vodafone UK and Vodafone Japan, from 2003 until 2010. Prior to joining Vodafone in 2003, Mr. Davies was Chief Financial Officer of Singlepoint (4U) from 2001, which was acquired by Vodafone in 2003, and also held positions with Honeywell Inc. and General Electric after starting his career with KPMG in 1987. Mr. Davies serves as a member of the board of various subsidiaries of VimpelCom Ltd. Mr. Davies earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Imperial College in London in 1987, and is an Associate of the Royal College of Science.

Matthieu Galvani

Mr. Matthieu Galvani serves as Chief Executive Officer of Algeria of the company. Mr. Galvani has a deep knowledge of Algeria, with significant experience in senior executive roles in the industry and in the Middle East and North Africa. He was previously Chief Commercial Officer for VEON’s emerging markets, which serves 95 million customers in Algeria, Bangladesh and Pakistan. His previous roles include Chief Marketing & Communication Officer of KenCell in Kenya from 2000 to 2004; Chief Commercial Officer of OTA from 2005 to 2009; Chief Commercial Officer of Tunisie Telecom from 2009 to 2014, and Chief Commercial Officer of Zain in Saudi Arabia from 2014 to 2016. Mr. Galvani, a French national, holds a Master’s degree in Econometrics, and a post graduate degree in economics and energy from the University of Paris X.

Aamir Hafeez Ibrahim

Mr. Aamir Hafeez Ibrahim serves as Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan of the company. Prior to his position as CEO, Mr. Ibrahim was Mobilink’s Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Ibrahim has over two decades of international experience as a senior executive across multiple industries and continents. Prior to joining Mobilink, he was the Senior Vice President for Telenor Group, where he led distribution initiatives across Asia. Mr. Ibrahim has also held senior leadership positions at Ford Motor Company, Jaguar & Land Rover. Mr. Ibrahim has extensive experience specifically in strategic marketing, sales and distribution, analytics, product development, government and regulatory management, business planning, M&A, public relations and crisis management. Mr. Ibrahim is a Pakistani native, with an undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Texas and an MBA from IMD in Switzerland. In 2012, he received an Advanced Management Program diploma from Harvard Business School. Mr. Ibrahim has lived and worked across multiple cultures and countries including Thailand, Pakistan, the UK, the United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and the United States.

Kjell-Morten Johnsen

Mr. Kjell-Morten Johnsen serves as Head of Major Markets and Chief Executive Officer of PJSC VimpelCom of the company, Mr. Johnsen joined VEON from Telenor, where he was head of Telenor Europe with previous roles as CEO of Telenor Serbia, as well as Senior Vice President and Head of Telenor Russia, Telenor Central & Eastern Europe. He was also a member of VEON Ltd.’s supervisory board from 2010 until 2015 and PJSC’s Board of Directors from 2007 to 2013. Prior to entering the telecommunications industry in 2000, Mr. Johnsen worked for Norsk Hydro in France and Ukraine, and Scandsea International in Norway and Russia. Mr. Johnsen, has an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, and has attended the University of Oslo, Norwegian School of Management, and Nord University Business School.

Vasyl Latsanych

Mr. Vasyl Latsanych is Chief Executive Officer - Russian operations, PJSC VimpelCom of the Company. Vasyl spent over 16 years in telecoms, most of which was with the MTS Group in a number of senior roles. His most recent role was as Group Vice President for Strategy and Marketing, where he was responsible for MTS's commercial and strategic initiatives and led a significant customer experience transformation, as well as digital development.

Yogesh Malik

Mr. Yogesh Malik serves as Group Chief Technology Officer of the Company since March 2014. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Uninor, an Indian mobile network operator majority owned by the Telenor Group, from May 2013 through November 2013 and prior to that, served in a variety of senior positions at Uninor from 2010, including COO covering the areas of Technology, Regulatory and Customer Care. Mr. Malik has also served as Head of Technology & Sourcing at Telenor Group headquarters in Norway, CTO of Kyivstar in Ukraine and CTO of Grameenphone in Bangladesh. Prior to joining the Telenor Group, Mr. Malik worked for TIW, Tata/AT&T and Ericsson in various senior positions in a variety of countries. Mr. Malik received an Engineering Degree in Electronics from MSU University, Baroda, India in 1993, and an Executive M.B.A. from IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland in 2008.

Josh Drew

Mr. Josh Drew serves as Acting Group Chief Compliance Officer of the Company. Josh joined VEON in July 2016 as Associate General Counsel and was most recently Acting Group Chief Compliance Officer. In the latter role, Josh has been responsible for leading a team of compliance professionals across all of VEON's operating markets to establish and implement an effective compliance programme, while also advising senior management on core compliance, risk and governance issues. In his role as Group Chief Compliance Officer, Josh will continue to lead and develop VEON's implementation of an effective compliance programme, driving a culture of integrity and upholding the highest ethical standards. Prior to joining VEON, Josh was Vice President and Associate General Counsel for over five years at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Hewlett-Packard, with responsibility for investigations and anti-corruption compliance.

Scott Dresser

Mr. Scott Dresser serves as Group General Counsel of the company since September 1, 2014. Scott was also appointed a member of the Group Executive Board and the Group Management Board. Scott Dresser was most recently Vice President of Global Strategic Initiatives at BirdLife International, a global conservation organization. Between 2006 and 2012, Scott was with Virgin Media in the UK, including service as General Counsel, where he led its legal department and acted as principal liaison with the company’s Board of Directors, as well as being a member of its Executive Management Team. He also previously held positions in the US at White Mountains RE Group (which is the operating company of White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd), in the role of Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel from 2005-2006; as Senior Advisor for Legal and Financial Affairs for the International Global Conservation Fund (an international environmental conservation organization) from 2002-2005; and positions at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and at Lord Day & Lord, Barrett Smith. Scott studied at the Vanderbilt University School of Law and University of New Hampshire, and was admitted to the Bar, in New York and Connecticut, in 1993. Mr. Dresser is on the advisory boards of BirdLife International and the Caucasus Nature Fund.

Erik Aas

Mr. Erik Aas serves as Head of Bangladesh of the company since December 2015. Mr. Aas previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Pt AXIS Telekom from 2007 until 2014. From 1997 to 2007, Mr. Aas served in various senior executive roles for the Telenor Group, including as the Chief Executive Officer of Grameenphone. Mr. Aas is the Chairman and Managing Director of Lakeview Invest AS and Lakeview Trading AS since September 2014. Mr. Aas attended the International Directors programme from INSEAD from 2012 to 2013. Mr. Aas received an Executive M.B.A. from IMD, Switzerland in 2001 and graduated with a Master of Science degree for Civil Engineering from the Norweigan University of Science and Technology in 1991.

Enrique Aznar

Mr. Enrique Aznar serves as Chief Values and Culture Transformation Officer of the company since July 2016, prior to which he was our Group Chief Compliance Officer since August 2013, and he was appointed to the Management Board in October 2014. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Aznar was Head of Corporate Governance & Compliance—Chief Integrity Officer at Millicom International Cellular S.A., based in Luxembourg from 2011 until 2013; Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer at Nokia Siemens Networks, based in Helsinki from 2009 until 2011; Deputy General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer for Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Tyco International from 2005 until 2009 and held different legal roles with Dell, Inc from 2000 to 2005, Freshfields from 1997 to 2000, Price Waterhouse from 1994 to 1997 and Arthur Andersen from 1989 to 1992. Enrique is a qualified lawyer in Spain, England and Wales. Mr. Aznar attended a Leadership Program at Stanford University in the United States in 2012. He earned a Business Management Program certificate (PDD Guildhall University (currently London Metropolitan University)) at IESE Business School in 2003, a Master of Arts in International & Comparative Business Law from London in 1993 and a Licenciatura en Derecho (Law Degree) from the University of Barcelona in 1988.

Peter Chernyshov

Mr. Peter Chernyshov serves as Head of Ukraine of the company since June 2014. Mr. Chernyshov previously served as Vice President of Carlsberg Group, responsible for six countries in Eastern Europe, from 2012 to 2014, and as Chief Executive Officer of Carlsberg Ukraine from 2006 to 2012. Since 1999, Mr. Chernyshov has occupied several positions in the companies of BBH (Baltic Beverage Holding, now part of the Carlsberg Group), working at different times in three countries: from 1999 to 2000 as the Business controller for Russian operations in the BBH HQ Stockholm, Sweden; from 2001 to 2002, as the CFO of BBH in Kiev, Ukraine; from 2003 to April 2006, as the CEO of Vena Breweries, Saint Petersburg and Chelyabinsk, Russia; and from August 2005 to April 2006, as Vice President, Finance at Baltika, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Mr. Chernyshov is currently a member of the board of the American Chamber of Commerce (ACC) in Ukraine. Mr. Chernyshov received a Master’s degree in mathematics from Ural State University in 1990 and an M.B.A. from Kingston University Business School in 2001.

Jon Eddy

Mr. Jon Eddy serves as Head of Emerging Markets of the company since January 2016. Mr. Eddy has extensive experience in leadership positions in the telecommunications industry in emerging markets, especially in Asia. He joined VimpelCom from dtac, Thailand’s second largest mobile operator, where he was Chief Executive Officer from 2011 until 2014. Jon has previously been Chief Executive Officer of Telenor Pakistan from 2008 to 2011, Chief Operating Officer at Maxis Mobile in Malaysia from 2007 until 2008, and Chief Technology Officer at Digi Telecom in Malaysia from 2002 until 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Montana State University.

Mikhail Gerchuk

Mr. Mikhail Yurevich Gerchuk serves as Head of Eurasia of the company since October 2015. He served as Group Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer from July 2012 until October 2015, Acting Head of the former CIS Business Unit from February 2014 to January 2015, and Group Chief Commercial Officer from October 2011 to July 2012. Previously, Mr. Gerchuk served as Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of MTS from December 2008 until October 2011, having joined MTS in August 2007 as the Group Marketing Director. At MTS, he also served on the boards of directors of Comstar, MGTS, MTS Ukraine and several other MTS subsidiaries. Prior to joining MTS, Mr. Gerchuk was Chief Commercial Officer at Vodafone Malta from 2006 to 2007. He held senior marketing positions at Vodafone Group, UK between 2002 and 2006, including Head of Voice Propositions between 2004 and 2006 and Senior Global Marketing Manager between 2002 and 2004. Mr. Gerchuk also worked as an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton in London from 1999 to 2002 and, before that, as Category Marketing Manager at PepsiCo and Marketing Manager at Mars, Inc. Mr. Gerchuk received an M.B.A. from INSEAD in 1999 and an M.A. in Economic Geography and English from Moscow State University in 1994.

Jeffrey Hedberg

Mr. Jeffrey A. Hedberg serves as Group Chief People Officer of the Company. Jeffrey serves as Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited in Pakistan since July 2014. Previously, Mr. Hedberg worked at Boston Consulting Group from March 2013, where he was a Senior Advisor in the firm’s South Africa office and its Munich-based Technology, Media and Telecommunications Practice area. Mr. Hedberg served as a Private Equity Advisor from 2013 until 2014 and the Chief Operating Officer of Altech from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Hedberg served as CEO of Telekom South Africa from 2010 to 2011 and as CEO of Telkom’s Nigerian subsidiary, Multi-Links Nigeria in 2010. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Hedberg was CEO of Cell C in South Africa. Mr. Hedberg was appointed CEO and Chairman of Deutsche Telekom USA in 2002 and from 1999 to 2002, he was Executive Vice President and Member of the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom AG where he developed the strategy for the International Division. Prior to that, Mr. Hedberg served as Executive Vice President of Swisscom International from 1997 to 1998 and as Deputy Director from 1996 to 1997. Mr. Hedberg currently serves as a member of the board of directors of various subsidiaries of VEON Ltd., including Business & Communication Systems (Pvt) Ltd., LinkDotNet Telecom Limited, LinkdotNET Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. and Waseela Microfinance Bank Limited. Mr. Hedberg received a Master’s degree in International Management from the University of Denver in 1992 and a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Northeastern University in 1985.

Oleksandr Komarov

Mr. Oleksandr Komarov serves as Head of Kazakhstan of the company since January 2016. Mr. Komarov served as the Chief Commercial Officer at Beeline Kazakhstan from July 2013 until 2016. Previously, Mr. Komarov served as the Chief Executive Officer of GroupM from 2007 to 2013, Acting Chief Executive Officer of MediaCom from 2009 to 2010, the Chief Executive Officer of Video International Advertising Group Kiev from 2006 to 2007 and the Chief Executive Officer of Adell Saatchi & Saatchi from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Komarov received an Executive M.B.A. from the Stockholm School of Economics in 2006 as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in 2001. Mr. Komarov received a degree in electronic devices engineering from the National Technical University of Ukraine ‘Kyiv Polytechnic Institute’ in 1995.

Mark MacGann

Mr. Mark MacGann serves as Group Chief External Affairs Officer of the Company. Mark was most recently Senior Board Advisor and Head of Public Policy EMEA at Uber, and led the company's public policy organization acrossEurope, the Middle Eastand Africa, making a major contribution to Uber's pioneering development in dozens of countries and hundreds of cities internationally. In prior roles, Mark led government affairs and public policy for the New York Stock Exchange in the aftermath of the financial crisis. His leadership transformed DIGITALEUROPE, the technology industry's largest trade body into a highly effective lobbying organization inEurope. In addition, Mark previously headed global and regional government affairs functions at Alcatel, the global telecom technology provider; and during his tenure as Associate Partner in New York, London and Paris offices of the leading strategic advisory firm, Brunswick Group, he advised global telecom, media and technology players on major cross-border transactions. Mark holds degrees in politics and economics from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques, France and Kingston University, London.

Alexander Matuschka

Mr. Alexander Matuschka serves as Group Chief Performance Officer of the company since July 2015. Mr. Matuschka came to VimpelCom from Nokia Networks, where he was Chief Transformation Officer from 2014 to 2015 and, previously, Chief Restructuring Officer from 2011 until 2014. Prior to joining Nokia, Mr. Matuschka gained extensive experience in in the automotive and machining industries with P&L responsibility in multiple areas, including restructuring, re-organization, procurement, logistics, supply chain management and lean manufacturing/assembly, including serving as the Interim Chief Operations Officer for ATU GmbH from 2010 until 2011 and Chief Executive Officer of EUROPART Holding GmbH from 2007 to 2009. As of March 2014, Mr. Matuschka is also a member of the Supervisory Board for Scout 24, which develops online marketplaces and buyer guides. Mr. Matuschka holds a business degree (Diplom-Kaufmann) in International Business Economy from International Business School Lippstadt in Germany and West Virginia University, USA.

Christopher Schlaeffer

Mr. Christopher Schlaeffer serves as Chief Digital Officer of the Company since January 2016, with responsibility for the development of new digital services and telecommunications propositions and for leading the Group’s global commercial functions. Mr. Schlaeffer joined VimpelCom from his role as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of two tech startups in Berlin and London which he served from 2010 until 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Schlaeffer was with Deutsche Telekom for 12 years as the group’s Chief Product and Innovation Officer, Corporate Development Officer (with responsibility for Technology, IT, Innovation, R&D, and Venture Capital), Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of the mobile division for T-Mobile International. He also served as a Member of the Executive Operating Board and played a key role in Deutsche Telekom’s transformation. Mr. Schlaeffer holds a Master’s degree from the Vienna University of Economics and is recognized as a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum.

Stan Chudnovsky

Mr. Stan Chudnovsky serves as Director of the company. Mr. Chudnovsky is Head of Product for Messaging at Facebook. Before joining Facebook, Mr. Chudnovsky was Vice President of Growth, Global Strategy and Special Operations at PayPal after a company he co-founded, IronPearl, was acquired. Prior to this, Mr. Chudnovsky was involved in the establishment of Tickle Inc., one of the first social media companies, and grew it to become one of the largest websites in the world by 2003. Mr. Chudnovsky has a strong background as an entrepreneur, having co-founded several other successful internet companies including Jiff, NFX, Ooga Labs, and Wonderhill. He has served on a number of corporate boards, including Goodreads and Zinch. Originally from Moscow, Mr. Chudnovsky earned engineering degrees in Russia.

Mikhail Fridman

Mr. Mikhail Maratovich Fridman serves as Director of VimpelCom Ltd., since April 2010. Mr. Fridman was a member of the board of directors of PJSC VimpelCom from July 2001 until April 2010. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of OJSC Alfa-Bank, as well as Chairman of the supervisory boards of the Alfa Group Consortium and LetterOne Holdings S.A. Mr. Fridman also serves as a member of the supervisory board of X5 Retail Group N.V. He is a member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation. Since 1989, Mr. Fridman has taken an active role in managing the Alfa Group, which includes Alfa Finance Holdings S.A. (Alfa Bank, Alfa Capital Holdings Limited and Medpoint Limited), Altimo and X5 Retail Group N.V. In 1988, Mr. Fridman co-founded the Alfa-Foto cooperative. From 1986 until 1988, Mr. Fridman served as an engineer at Elektrostal Metallurgical Works. Mr. Fridman graduated with honors from the Faculty of Non-Ferrous Metals of the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys in 1986.

Gennady Gazin

Mr. Gennady Gazin serves as Director of Veon Ltd. since October 2014. Mr. Gazin is serving as a chairman of VEON Ltd.’s nominating and corporate governance committee and as a member of its finance and strategy committee and audit committee. He served as chairman of its special committee overseeing the internal investigation and the company’s response to the inquiries by various authorities until its dissolution on August 3, 2016. Mr. Gazin currently serves as Director at Interpipe, a producer of pipes and railroad wheels; Director at GeoAlliance, an oil and gas production company; and Chairman of the Board at Genesis Philanthropy Group. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Gazin served as CEO of EastOne, an international investment advisory group. Prior to EastOne, Mr. Gazin worked at McKinsey & Company’s New York and Moscow offices for 14 years, during which time he was an active member of the Telecommunications practice and also served as the Senior Partner responsible for McKinsey’s CIS practice. Mr. Gazin started his professional career as a systems and telecommunications engineer at Bell Communications Research/Tellcordia and General Dynamics in the USA. Mr. Gazin received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University in 1987, a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1988 and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 1993.

Andrei Gusev

Mr. Andrei Gusev serves as Director of the Company since April 2014. Mr. Gusev is serving as a chairman of VimpelCom Ltd.’s finance and strategy committee and as a member of its nominating and corporate governance committee and compensation committee. Mr. Gusev is a senior partner at LetterOne Telecom (UK) LLP, joining in 2014, and was a managing director at Altimo from 2013 to 2014. Mr. Gusev was Chief Executive Officer of X5 Retail Group N.V. from 2011 to 2012 and prior to that, from 2006 to 2010, served as its Director of Business Development and M&A. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Gusev served as Managing Director of the Alfa Group with overall responsibility for investment planning. Prior to that, Mr. Gusev worked at Bain & Company and Deloitte Consulting. Mr. Gusev received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2000 and a diploma with honors from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1994.

Gunnar Holt

Mr. Gunnar Holt serves as Director of the company since June 2015. Mr. Holt is serving as a member of VEON Ltd.’s finance and strategy committee and audit committee. Mr. Holt has been a Senior Advisor at Telenor ASA since 2006 and previously served as a Group Finance Director. From 1995 to 1999, he worked at Aker ASA and Aker RGI ASA, serving as Executive Vice President and CFO. From 1986 to 1995, he held various leadership positions in the Aker Group, including Deputy President of Norwegian Contractors AS, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Aker Oil and Gas Technology AS, President of Aker Eiendom AS, and Finance and Accounting Director of Aker Norcem AS. From 1978 to 1986, he served as Executive Officer and Special Advisor in the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Mr. Holt holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree and Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Management Consultancy from Henley Management Collage, Brunel University, in the United Kingdom; an MBA from the University of Queensland in Australia, and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Wisconsin. He also received a Diplomøkonom from The Norwegian School of Management. Mr. Holt has served on a number of corporate boards.

Julian Horn-Smith

Sir Julian Michael Horn-Smith serves as Director of Veon Ltd. since July 2014. Sir Julian served as a member of VEON Ltd.’s special committee overseeing the internal investigation and the company’s response to the inquiries by various authorities until its dissolution on August 3, 2016. Sir Julian is active in the global telecommunications sector as a Senior Advisor to UBS Investment Bank, in London and Senior Advisor to CVC (Telecoms and Media). He also serves as an advisor to LetterOne. Sir Julian previously served as Senior Advisor to the Etisalat Group board from 2011 to 2014. Sir Julian was a member of the founding management team of Vodafone Group Plc. He retired from Vodafone in July 2006, where he held a number of senior positions, including Deputy Chief Executive Officer and member of the board. He currently serves as a member of the board of Digicel, a Caribbean and Pacific operator. Sir Julian is also Chairman of eBuilder, based in Sweden. He is a Pro Chancellor at Bath University and chairs the University’s School of Management Advisory Board. He is the Founder and Co-Chair of The TATLIDiL Conference (British and Turkish Conference). During his career in international telecommunications, Sir Julian has served as Chair of both the Mannesmann Supervisory and Management boards, as well as a Director on a number of company boards, including Lloyds Banking Group plc, Smiths Group, China Mobile, eAccess in Japan, De la Rue plc, Verizon Wireless and SFR in France. Sir Julian earned a Bachelor of Science in economics from University of London in 1970 and a Master of Science from University of Bath in the United Kingdom in 1979.

Jorn Jensen

Mr. Jorn P. Jensen serves as Director of the company. Mr. Jensen has been a Director of Danske Bank A/S since March 2012 and has previously held senior roles, including Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Group Chief Financial Officer, at Carlsberg between 2000 and 2015. Mr. Jensen has served as a Member of the Committee on Corporate Governance in Denmark since 2012, and has previously served on a number of corporate boards, including DONG Energy A/S (2010 to 2015), Brightpoint Inc., Lauritzen Fonden/Vesterhavet A/S, and Royal Scandinavia A/S. Mr. Jensen received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Copenhagen Business School in 1986, and a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School in 1988.

Nils Katla

Mr. Nils Katla serves as Director of the company since June 2015. Mr. Katla is a member of VEON Ltd.’s nominating and corporate governance committee and compensation committee. Mr. Katla is a member of the Board of Directors for Telenor Hungary. Mr. Katla joined the Telenor Group in 2001 and has been responsible for growing Telenor’s Nordic and European positions, resulting in a number of acquisitions. He is currently serving as the Senior Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions for Telenor ASA. From 2004 to 2007, he was a member of the Management Board of Telenor Norway. He has served on a number of Boards of Directors for Telenor Group companies. Before joining Telenor, Mr. Katla served as the Executive Vice President of the Consumer Division at Enitel from 2000 to 2001. He also headed the consumer division of TeliaSonera as the Senior Vice President from 1997 to 1999. He has also worked for McKinsey & Company from 1995 to 1997 and Arthur Andersen & Company (later Accenture) from 1990 to 1993. Mr. Katla holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science and Telematics from the Norwegian Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.

Bart Morselt