People: Mobile TeleSystems OAO (MBT)

MBT on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ron Sommer

64 2009 Chairman of the Board

Andrey Dubovskov

48 2011 Chairman of the Management Board, President, Executive Director

Anton Abugov

37 2013 Deputy Chairman of the Board, Non-Executive Director

Andrey Ushatskiy

40 2014 Member of the Management Board, Vice President for Technology and IT

Aleksey Kornya

39 2010 Vice President for Finance and Investments, Member of the Management Board

Ruslan Ibragimov

51 2008 Vice President for Corporate and Legal Matters, Member of the Management Board

Vadim Savchenko

40 2011 Vice President of Sales and Customer Service, Member of the Management Board

Vasily Latsanich

42 2011 Vice President for Marketing, Member of the Management Board

Mikhail Arkhipov

32 2013 Member of the Management Board, Vice President for Human Resources

Andrey Smelkov

38 2013 Member of the Management Board, Vice President for Foreign Companies

Igor Aleshin

48 Vice President for Security

Valery Shorzhin

51 2014 Vice President for Procurement and Administrative Matters, Member of the Management Board

Kirill Dmitriev

2014 Director of Macro-Region Moscow

Elena Kokhanovskaya

Director of Public Relations

Dmitry Rylov

2014 Director of MTS in the North-West Federal District

Ivan Zolochevskiy

42 2011 General Director of Business Unit MTS Ukraine, Member of the Management Board

Sergey Drozdov

43 2013 Non-Executive Director

Aleksandr Gorbunov

47 2013 Non-Executive Director

Vsevolod Rozanov

42 2012 Non-Executive Director

Michel Combes

52 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Thomas Holtrop

60 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Stanley Miller

56 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Joshua Tulgan

Director, Department of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Ron Sommer

Dr. Ron Sommer has held the post of Chairman of the Board of Directors at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since June 2009. He is the Company’s Chairman of the Company’s Strategy Committee and Member of the Budget Committee. In 2005, he was elected to the Board of Directors at Sistema as an Independent Director. Since 2003 he worked as Chairman of the International Advisory Board at Sistema. Between May 1995 and July 2002, he was CEO of Deutsche Telekom AG. From 1980 to 1995, Dr. Sommer held a number of positions with Sony Corporation, including as CEO of Sony Deutschland, COO of Sony Corporation of America and COO of Sony Europe. Dr. Ron Sommer is a Member of the Board of Directors of Motorola, Tata Consultancy Services, Weather Investments, Munich Reinsurance and a member of the International Advisory Board of Blackstone Group. Dr. Sommer received his PhD degree in Mathematics from Universitaet Wien in 1971.

Andrey Dubovskov

Mr. Andrey Anatolevich Dubovskov has been President and Chairman of the Management Board at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since March 7, 2011. He has served as Member of the Management Board at the Company since 2008. Since June 27, 2011, he has acted as the Company's Executive Member of the Board of Directors. He is also Member of the Company’s Corporate Conduct (Governance), Ethics, and Strategy Committee. He was appointed the Head of Business Unit MTS Ukraine in January 2008. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of MTS Belarus and Member of the Board of Directors of International Cell Holding Ltd. He joined MTS Ukraine in November 2007 as First Deputy of General Director. From 2006 to 2007, he was the Head of Macro-region Ural. From 2004 to 2006, he was head of MTS branch in Nizhny Novgorod. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Dubovskov headed Tele2’s operations in Nizhny Novgorod. From 1993 onwards, he occupied a number of management positions in such companies as Millicom International Cellular S.A., Millicom International Cellular B.V., Regionalnaya Sotovaya Svyaz LLC and CJSC 800, as well as other companies in Moscow, Alma-Ata, Nizhny Novgorod, Ekaterinburg, Perm and Kiev. Mr. Dubovskov graduated from All-Union State Institute of Cinematography in 1993.

Anton Abugov

Mr. Anton Vladimirovich Abugov is Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO. Since June 25, 2013, he has occupied the post of Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Company. Since 2008, he has been Member of the Company’s Strategy Committee. He was appointed First Vice President of Sistema JSFC in August 2006 and serves as its Member of the Management Board. Currently, he is a Member of the Boards of Directors of NK RussNeft OAO and Russkaya zemlya OOO, SG-Trans OAO, and STRIM OOO. In his career, he was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of CJSC Sky Link from 2007 to 2008 and in 2009; of OJSC COMSTAR-UTS from 2007 to 2008; of OJSC Detsky Mir Center from 2007 to 2009 and of CJSC RWS between 2007 and 2009. From 1997 to 2006, he was advisor to the TAIF Group and in 1999 advisor to RAO UES of Russia. Between 2003 and 2006, he acted as Managing Director of Corporate Finance at Joint-Stock Commercial Bank Rosbank. From 2002 to 2003, he was Partner at Eurasia Capital Partners. From 1995 to 2002, he also served as Director of Corporate Finance at United Financial Group. Mr. Abugov graduated from Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.

Andrey Ushatskiy

Mr. Andrey Eduardovich Ushatskiy has acted as Vice President for Technology and IT at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since April 1, 2014. Additionally, since 2009, he has occupied the post of Member of the Company's Management. From April 2009 until April 1, 2014, he served as Vice President for Technology at the Company. He is responsible for managing technology development, strengthening the efficiency of the Company’s networks and enforcing high quality standards across the MTS Group. Mr. Ushatskiy has been with the Company since 1996, advancing from a specialist position to a variety of network operations roles to becoming the Deputy Head of MTS Russia for Technology. He graduated from the Moscow Power Engineering Institute (MPEI) in 1997 and received an executive MBA from Academy of National Economy under the RF Government in 2004.

Aleksey Kornya

Mr. Aleksey Valerevich Kornya has served as Vice President for Finance and Investments at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since June 2010. Since July 2008, he has occupied the post of Member of the Management Board at the Company. From July 2008 to June 2010, he was Acting Vice President for Finance and Investments at the Company. He joined the Company in July 2004 as Finance Director of Macro-region Ural. From October 2004 to March 2007, he was Director of Business Planning, and in March 2007 he was appointed Director of Controlling at the Company. Prior to joining MTS, Mr. Kornya worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, OJSC North-West Telecom, and AIG-Brunswick Capital Management. He graduated from St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance in 1998.

Ruslan Ibragimov

Mr. Ruslan Sultanovich Ibragimov has been Vice President for Corporate and Legal Matters at Mobil'nye Telesistemy OAO since January 2008. He has also served as Member of the Management Board at the Company since February 2007. Between February 2007 and January 2008, he acted as Director for Corporate and Legal Matters at the Company. Prior to this from 2006 to February 2007 he was also Director of Legal Department at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO. From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Ibragimov headed legal services in several commercial banks. From 1997 to 2002, he worked as a Deputy Director and Head of Tax and Legal Consultations Department in the company Top-audit. Prior to joining the Company, he worked in a legal firm Ibragimov, Kogan and Partners. Mr. Ibragimov graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1986 and pursued a postgraduate degree there. Mr. Ibragimov is a member of the Russian Tax Law Association. He holds a Candidate of Legal Sciences degree.

Vadim Savchenko

Mr. Vadim Eduardovich Savchenko has acted as Vice President of Sales and Customer Service and Member of the Management Board at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since July 11, 2011. Mr. Savchenko first joined the Company in 2005, when he assumed the position of the Director of the Department in charge of Partner Relations at Macro-region Ural until 2007. From 2007 to 2008 he was the Director of the Urals branch of OJSC HARDWARE-Retail. In November 2008, Mr. Savchenko became the Director of Sales at MTS Ukraine. Mr. Savchenko has years of operational experience in sales, from the coordinator of the sales department to the director of a branch in such companies as Pepsi International Bottlers LLC, Joint Stock Company JTI and OJSC Vienna. He is a graduate of the Law Faculty of the Humanitarian University in Yekaterinburg, Russia (currently Liberal Arts University (the University for Humanities)), as well as of Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University, with a specialization in Enterprise Economics.

Vasily Latsanich

Mr. Vasily Igorevich Latsanich has acted as Vice President for Marketing and Member of the Management Board at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since September 5, 2011. He was appointed Vice President for Marketing at the Company in September 2011. In March 2011 he was appointed General Director of MTS Ukraine. From 2005 to 2011 Mr. Latsanich worked as Marketing Director of MTS Ukraine. He joined MTS Ukraine in 2001 as a Head of Marketing Department. Between 1996 and 2001 he assumed different marketing and management positions in Coca-Cola Ukraine Ltd and Coca-Cola Bottlers Siberia. He graduated from Higher State University n.a. N. Lysenko (Lviv, Ukraine) in 1995. In 2010 he became co-chairman of the Telecommunications Committee under the US Chamber of Commerce.

Mikhail Arkhipov

Mr. Mikhail Alekseevich Arkhipov has served as Member of the Management Board, Vice President for Human Resources at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since April 18, 2013. Prior to joining the Company, he worked for SIBUR Group, where, as HR Director, he built a new HR structure, established employees’ evaluation procedures and completely overhauled recruitment processes to satisfy the needs of new factories. From 2008 to 2009 he worked for KPMG as Head of Compensations and Benefits in Russia and the CIS. Prior to this, he worked at SUN InBev OJSC and was responsible for compensations and benefits in 10 countries of Central and Eastern Europe, and in Campomos LLC. In 2004, he graduated with honors from the Department of Sociology of Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Andrey Smelkov

Mr. Andrey Gennadevich Smelkov has been Member of the Management Board and Vice President for Foreign Companies at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since October 2013. He had previously served in various posts at Tele2 and Vimpelcom. He started his career at Novgorodskie kommunikatsii as Manager for Marketing and Advertisement in 2002. He graduated from Novgorod State University.

Igor Aleshin

Mr. Igor Viktorovich Aleshin acts as Vice President for Security at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO. In January 2013 he was appointed Advisor to President of the Company. Prior to that, from 2012 to 2013, he served as Vice President for Security and Human Resources, Member of the Management Board, Vice President for Security and Assets Protection at Gruppa kompaniy Medsi ZAO. From 2011 to 2012, he acted as Deputy Minister of Security of the Russian Federation, and from 2008 to 2011, he was Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Bashkortostan. From 2006 to 2008, he served as the Minister of Internal Affairs at the Republic of Karelia. From 1989 to 2006, he held various posts at UVD of Omsk region. In 1987, he graduated from the Omsk Higher Police School of the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs (currently Omsk Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation), with a specialization in Jurisprudence.

Valery Shorzhin

Mr. Valery Viktorovich Shorzhin has been Vice President for Procurement and Administrative Matters at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since March 5, 2014. He is also Member of the Management Board at the Company. He was appointed Director of Procurement Management at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO in 2011. He was Member of the Management Board of the Company to October 27, 2011. He also held the post of Member of the Company’s Management Board, between 2009 and 2010. From 2008 to 2011, he acted as Director of the information Technologies of the Blok IT KTS of MTS Group, within the Company. In addition to his current duties at Mobil'nye Telesistemy OAO, since 2010, he has served as Member of the Supervisory Board at UZDUNROBITA IP OOO. Prior to joining the Company, between 2003 and 2006, he served at Sovintel STSS as Director for Information Technology and Software Supplies. From 2006 to 2007, he was also Director for Information Technology and Information Management and between 2007 and 2008 as Chief Technology Director at Farlep-Invest OAO. He graduated cum laude from Bauman Moscow State Technical University in 1986.

Kirill Dmitriev

Elena Kokhanovskaya

Ms. Elena Ivanovna Kokhanovskaya serves as Director of Public Relations at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO. Since 2012, she has been Member of the Executive Board at RASO. Prior to joining the Company, she was Correspondent at the Moscow office of Reuters. She graduated from the Faculty of Humanities of Novosibirsk State University, with a specialization as Philologist. After graduation, she worked as Correspondent of a daily Kommersant, then she headed section Banks and finances in a regional weekly, and subsequently, a regional business information agency, Sibirskoye infomatsionnoye byuro.

Dmitry Rylov

Ivan Zolochevskiy

Mr. Ivan Aleksandrovich Zolochevskiy has acted as Member of the Management Board at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since October 27, 2011. He was also appointed General Director of Business Unit MTS Ukraine at the Company in September 2011. He joined the Company in January 2005 as Director of the MTS branch in Tula. In June 2005 he was appointed Director of the MTS Macro Region Northwest managing MTS mobile and fixed-line business in all of the regions of the Northwestern Federal District. Prior to 1998 he worked as Head of Sales and Marketing at Tranzas group of companies. From 1998 to 2001 he worked as a Manager of the corporate and consumer sales division of Saint Petersburg-based company Nienshants. From 2011 to 2005 Mr. Zolochevskiy was Director for Sales with VSS company in Saint Petersburg. In 1993 he graduated from the Physics Department of the St. Petersburg Pedagogical Institute named after A.I. Herzen (currently the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia). In 2001 he graduated from the UK Open University with a degree in Management. Mr. Zolochevskiy also completed a course in Management and Marketing from the Engineering and Economics Academy under the Presidential Training Program.

Sergey Drozdov

Mr. Sergey Alekseevich Drozdov has served as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since June 25, 2013. He also held this post within the Company from June 2007 until June 27, 2011. In 2008, he was appointed Member of the Company’s Business Product and Ethics Committee. Between 2008 and 2009, he acted as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Company. In 2005, he was appointed Senior Vice President – Head of the Property Committee at AFK Sistema OAO. In his professional career, he also served as Member of the Board of Directors in a number of Russian companies. He was also Chairman of the Board of Directors at Sistema Invest OAO, Sistema Telekom ZAO, Gruppa kompaniy Medsi ZAO, Sistema-International IG ZAO, among others. Mr. Drozdov graduated in Economics from Ordzhonikidze Moscow Institute of Management in 1993.

Aleksandr Gorbunov

Mr. Aleksandr Evgenevich Gorbunov has served as Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since February 14, 2013. He is Member of the Company’s Strategy Committee. He currently serves as Executive Vice-President (Investment Portfolio) at Sistema JSFC. He is also a member of the board at Kosmos-TV ZAO, Stream OOO, Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd. In 2011 – 2012 he worked as Executive Vice-President for Development of the Telecom Assets of the Business Unit Core Assets at Sistema JSFC. In 2006 – 2010 he served as Vice-President for Strategy and Development of Comstar-United TeleSystems JSC. In 2005 - 2006 he served as Head of Corporate Development Department, Acting First Vice President - Head of Strategy and Development of Sistema JSFC. Mr. Gorbunov graduated in 1992 from the Moscow Physics and Engineering Institute (MPEI). Mr. Gorbunov obtained an MBA from Harvard Business School of Harvard University in 1999.

Vsevolod Rozanov

Mr. Vsevolod Valerevich Rozanov has held the position of Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors at Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since 2012. Since this same year, he has also been Member of the Company's Budget, as well as Corporate Conduct (Governance) and Ethics Committees. He was previously (until 2013) Member of its Remuneration, Nominating Committee. Since 2013, he has worked at AFK Sistema as Senior Vice President, Head of Finances and Investments Complex, Member of the Management Board. Until July 2008, he was Member of the Management Board, Vice President for Finance at the Company. From 1993 until 2001 held various consulting positions at the Moscow, London and Stockholm offices of Bain & Company. From 2002 until 2004 served as Deputy General Director and Chief Financial Officer of MTU-Inform. In 2004 was appointed Deputy General Director for Economics and Finance of Comstar UTS, coordinating the preparation of the company’s IPO on the London Stock Exchange. In 2008 he was appointed president of Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd. (India). Mr. Rozanov graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, majoring in Economics.

Michel Combes

Mr. Michel Combes has served as Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since February 14, 2013. He is Member of the Company’s Audit, Remunerations and Nominating Committees. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Alcatel-Lucent SA since 2013. From 2008 to 2012 Mr. Combes served as Chief Executive Officer, Europe Region, of Vodafone. Prior to this in between 2006 and 2008 he worked as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TDF Group (Telediffusion de France). From 2003 to 2006 he worked at France Telecom as Senior Vice President and Group Chief Financial Officer. From 1985 to 2002 he assumed management positions in a number of companies in France and worked in the public sector. In the past he served as a board member at Vodafone, Weather (Orascom Wind), Atari, TDF, Eurotunnel, Atos and Procapital. Mr. Combes graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (Telecom ParisTech) in Paris. He holds a PhD degree in Corporate Strategy from the Universite Paris Dauphine and a PhD degree in Forecasting from National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts in Paris (Conservatoire national des arts et metiers).

Thomas Holtrop

Mr. Thomas Holtrop has served as Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Mobil'nye TeleSistemy OAO since February 14, 2013. He is Chairman of the Company’s Audit Commitee, Member of Human Resources and Nominating Committee. From 2009 to 2010 Mr. Holtrop was a Member of the Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee, member of the Strategy Committee, Remuneration and Nomination Committee of the Board of Directors at Comstar-United TeleSystems JSC. From 2005 to 2011 he served as a Member of the Supervisory Board of Gruner & Jahr. Between 2005 and 2006 Mr. Holtrop worked as Chief Executive Officer of Thomas Cook AG. From 2001 to 2004 he worked as President of T-Online International AG. In 2002 – 2004 he was a member of the board of Deutsche Telekom AG, responsible for development of broadband services. Between 1989 and 1999 Mr. Holtop worked in the financial services industry, serving as Vice-President of American Express International Inc and member of the board at Bank 24 AG and Deutsche Bank 24 AG. Mr. Holtrop holds a degree in Psychology Studies from Universitaet Freiburg (the University of Freiburg) and a degree in Business Administration, Economics and Production from Deutsche Angestellten Akademie (German Academy of Civil Servants) in Duesseldorf.

Stanley Miller

Mr. Stanley Phillipp Miller has been Non-Executive Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Mobil’nye TeleSistemy OAO since June 24, 2010. In October 24, 2012, he was appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee and Committee on Appointments (Nominating) and Remunerations of the Company. He is also Member of its Corporate Governance, Ethics and Strategy Committee. From 1998 to 2010 he worked at Royal KPN, Netherlands. During that time, he served in a number of top leadership positions, including the CEO of KPN Mobile International, the CEO and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of E-Plus and the CEO and Chairman of the Board of BASE in Belgium. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Miller held senior corporate and operational positions at NetHold, including the CEO of Telepiu, Italy. Prior to that, he served as the Group General Manager at Electronic Media Network (M-NET) in South Africa and the Netherlands. Mr. Miller has over 22 years experience in both telecommunications and pay television. He has launched and turned around businesses in both industries, recently for Royal KPN. He received a degree in Law and Administration from the Technicon RSA /UNISA (currently University of South Africa - UNISA) and a degree in Human Resource Management from the Institute of Administration and Commerce in Cape Town, South Africa. He has also attended several advanced courses at the University of Cape Town School of Business and has completed several advanced management programs, including the Proteus Leadership program at the London Business School. Mr. Miller served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Royal KPN, Hutchison 3G UK Ltd, IP Global Net NV and VESTA Technologies.

Joshua Tulgan

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