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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alexey Reznikovich

48 2012 Chairman of the Board

Jean-Yves Charlier

53 2015 Group Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Davies

50 2014 Group Chief Financial Officer

Vincenzo Nesci

66 2014 Chief Executive Officer - GTH

Jeremy Roffe-Vidal

46 2015 Group Chief Human Resource Officer

Yogesh Malik

43 2014 Group Chief Technology Officer

Dan Chapman

2016 Group Chief Compliance Officer

Scott Dresser

48 2014 Group General Counsel

Erik Aas

49 2015 Head of Bangladesh

Rozzyn Boy

38 2015 Chief Communications and Brand Officer

Peter Chernyshov

47 2014 Head of Ukraine

Jon Eddy

49 2016 Head of Emerging Markets

Ghada Gebara

46 2015 Head of Algeria

Mikhail Gerchuk

44 2015 Head of Eurasia

Jeffrey Hedberg

54 2016 Group Chief People Officer

Maximo Ibarra

47 2015 Head of Italy

Oleksandr Komarov

43 2016 Head of Kazakhstan

Anton Kudryashov

48 2013 Chief Business Development and Portfolio Officer

Mark MacGann

2016 Group Chief External Affairs Officer

Alexander Matuschka

44 2015 Group Chief Performance Officer

Christopher Schlaeffer

46 2016 Chief Digital Officer

Mikhail Fridman

52 2010 Director

Gennady Gazin

51 2014 Director

Andrei Gusev

44 2014 Director

Julian Horn-Smith

67 Director

Morten Sorby

57 2015 Director

Trond Westlie

55 2014 Director

Bart Morselt

2015 Head of IR

Biographies

Name Description

Alexey Reznikovich

Mr. Alexey Mikhaylovich Reznikovich is 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 is 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 has been appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer of VimpelCom Ltd., since November 7th, 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.

Vincenzo Nesci

Mr. Vincenzo Nesci, is Chief Executive Officer - GTH of VimpelCom Ltd., effective July 1st, 2014, while maintaining his role as the Executive Chairman of Orascom Telecom Algeria ("OTA" or "Djezzy"). Formerly, with GE Group, Libya and Nigeria, Mr. Nesci has served as Chief Executive Officer of GTH since July 2014 and Executive Chairman of Optimum Telecom Algeria since July 2012. In 2010, Mr. Nesci joined GTH as the Chief Executive Officer of the Sub-Saharan Africa Cluster. Previously, Mr. Nesci joined Alcatel in 1980 and held positions in Egypt, Italy, Belgium, Ethiopia and East Africa. He was nominated Country Senior Officer of Alcatel in Egypt in 1993, appointed Vice-President for the Middle East in 1999, and became President of the Middle East and Africa Business Unit in 2008. Prior to joining Alcatel, Mr. Nesci worked for General Electric in Libya and Nigeria. He is a member of the board of various subsidiaries of VimpelCom Ltd. He was also a Lecturer and Assistant Professor in Banking and Finance, Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France, a Board Member of the Chambre de Commerce Franco-Arabe and a member of the World Economic Forum.

Jeremy Roffe-Vidal

Mr. Jeremy Roffe-Vidal is Group Chief Human Resource Officer of VimpelCom Ltd., effective February 2015. Before joining VimpelCom, Mr. Roffe-Vidal was based in France and served as Group Human Resources and Corporate Vice-President at Cap Gemini S.A. Prior to that, from 2001 to 2004 he held the position of Vice President Human Resources in Invensys (now part of Schneider Electric) in London and France. From 2004 to 2008, Jeremy Roffe-Vidal served as Senior Vice President Human Resources of Alstom Power Systems based in Switzerland. Mr. Roffe-Vidal was educated in Frankfurt am Main and holds a degree in Psychology.

Yogesh Malik

Mr. Yogesh Malik is 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.

Dan Chapman

Mr. Dan Chapman is Group Chief Compliance Officer of the Company. He has extensive experience developing and implementing ethics and compliance programs. He joined VimpelCom from Cameron International Corporation, where he was Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Cameron in 2014, Dan was Chief Compliance Officer and Counsel forParker Drilling.

Scott Dresser

Mr. Scott Dresser, is Group General Counsel of VimpelCom Ltd., with effect from 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 is 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.

Rozzyn Boy

Ms. Rozzyn Boy is Chief Communications and Brand Officer of VimpelCom Ltd., Since February 2015. She was previously Head of Global Corporate Communications and Brand for Tata Communications Ltd from 2010 to 2015, where she was responsible for all external and internal communications as well as its global Brand positioning. Prior to joining Tata, she held leadership roles in consultancy for Hill & Knowlton as UK Technology Practice Head during 2009, Firefly Communications as Associate Director from 2005 to 2009 and Text 100. She was also Head of Communications for Motorola Sub-Saharan Africa from 2002 to 2005. Ms. Boy has a BA with honors in Communications and Journalism from The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa.

Peter Chernyshov

Mr. Peter Chernyshov, is Head of Ukraine of VimpelCom Ltd., 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 is 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.

Ghada Gebara

Ms. Ghada Gebara is Head of Algeria of the company. She has been Head of Algeria and the Chief Executive Officer of Djezzy since June 2015. Prior to joining Djezzy, Ms. Gebara was the Chief Executive Officer at Korek Telecom from 2010 to 2015. From 2005 to 2010, Ms. Gebara worked at Digicel and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Digicel Honduras, Chief Executive Officer of Digicel Haiti, French West Indies and French Guiana as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Digicel Haiti. She also worked at Asiacel from 2004 to 2005 and at CELLIS from 1996 to 2004. Ms. Gebara received a Graduate Executive M.B.A. from the University of Quebec at Montreal in 2007, a Graduate Telecommunications Engineer degree from the Institute National des Telecommunications in 1996, a Certificate of Telecommunications Engineer from the Eurecom Institute in 1996 and a Graduate Master degree in Information System and Quality Management from the University of Havre.

Mikhail Gerchuk

Mr. Mikhail Yurevich Gerchuk is 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 most recently was CEO of Mobilink, where he led the turnaround of the business and led the acquisition of Warid which was completed earlier this year, strengthening our position as the leading operator in Pakistan. Prior to leading Mobilink, Jeffrey was (acting) CEO of Telkom South Africa and CEO of Telkom's Nigerian subsidiary, Multi-Links Nigeria. Prior to joining Telkom, he was CEO of Cell C, in South Africa. From 1999 to 2002, Jeffrey was Executive Vice President and Member of the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom AG, where he developed the strategy for the International Division, while in 2002 he was appointed CEO and Chairman of Deutsche Telekom USA. Jeffrey joined Deutsche Telekom from Swisscom, where he became Executive Vice President of Swisscom International in 1997.

Maximo Ibarra

Mr. Maximo Ibarra is Chief Executive Officer of WIND Italy of VimpelCom Ltd. He has served as Head of Italy and Chief Executive Officer and General Director of WIND Italy since May 2012. From 2011 to 2012, Mr. Ibarra served as the Consumer Director of WIND Italy, having served as Mobile Consumer Director from 2009 to 2011. He also served as the Mobile Marketing and Customer Management Director from 2007 to April 2009 and the Vice President of Mobile Marketing from 2004 to 2007. From 2003 to 2004, Mr. Ibarra served as Vice President Marketing & Strategies of the Benetton Group. From 2001 to 2003, he served as Vice President for Strategy and Business Development in Fiat Auto. From December 2000 to September 2001, Mr. Ibarra served as the Commercial Director of DHL International, and from 1996 to 2000, he held several positions in Omnitel (now Vodafone). Mr. Ibarra completed the General Management Programme at the London Business School in 2008 and received a Master in Telco Marketing from INSEAD in 2000. Mr. Ibarra received an M.B.A. from STOA at MIT in 1994 and holds a degree in Political Sciences and Economics from the Sapienza University of Rome in 1991.

Oleksandr Komarov

Mr. Oleksandr Komarov is 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.

Anton Kudryashov

Mr. Anton Kudryashov is Chief Group Business Development and Portfolio Officer of Vimpelcom Ltd., since October 2013. Previously Mr. Kudryashov was Head of Russia of VimpelCom Ltd. and General Director of PJSC VimpelCom from January 2012 to September 2013. Mr. Kudryashov has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Euroset Holding N.V. from December 2012 until November 2013. Previously Mr. Kudryashov served as Chief Executive Officer of CTC Media from 2008 until 2011. In 1998, Mr. Kudryashov founded Afisha Publishing House and was the Chairman of the Board of Afisha Publishing House until 2005. In 1995, he became one of the founding partners of Renaissance Capital investment bank, serving as the Chairman of the Board from 2003 until 2005. Mr. Kurdryashov served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Sputnik Group from 1999 until 2003. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Kudryashov also served as the restructuring Chief Executive Officer of NTV-Plus. Mr. Kudryashov has also held senior executive positions in insurance and private equity. Mr. Kudryashov started his professional career at CS First Boston, an international investment bank, where he served in various positions from 1991 to 1995, including as Vice President from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Kudryashov graduated with a degree in International Economics from the Finance Academy in Moscow (formerly Moscow Finance Institute) in 1989 and completed his post-graduate studies at the Institute of European Studies, Academy of Science, in Moscow in 1990 and the London School of Economics in 1991. He is a member of the Russian Television Academy and also a member of the Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP).

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 is 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 has been appointed as Chief Digital Officer of the Company, effective 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.

Mikhail Fridman

Mr. Mikhail Maratovich Fridman is 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 is Director of VimpelCom Ltd., since October 2014. Mr. Gazin is serving as a chairman of VimpelCom Ltd.’s nominating and corporate governance committee, chairman of its special committee overseeing the internal investigation and the company’s response to the inquiries by various authorities and as a member of its finance and strategy committee and audit committee. 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 is 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.

Julian Horn-Smith

Sir Julian Michael Horn-Smith is Director of VimpelCom Ltd., since June 2015. Mr. Holt is serving as a member of VimpelCom 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 2000 to 2006. 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 Norweigan School of Management. Mr. Holt has served on a number of corporate boards.

Morten Sorby

Mr. Morten Karlsen Sorby is Director of VimpelCom Ltd., since February 2015. Mr. Sørby has served as Executive Vice President of the Telenor Group since 2003 when he was also appointed Head of the Norwegian Market of the Telenor Group, in addition to his position as acting Chief Financial Officer of Telenor ASA. Mr. Sørby also holds a number of other positions within the Telenor Group, as he was appointed Head of Strategy and Regulatory Affairs in 2011, Head of Corporate Development in 2009 and Head of the Nordic Region of Telenor in 2005. Previously, in 2014, Mr. Sørby served as Chief Executive Officer of Uninor, an Indian Telenor Group Company. He also served as Senior Vice President, General Manager and Deputy Chief Executive Officer in a number of Telenor Group companies between 1995 and 2002. Mr. Sørby joined the Telenor Group in 1993 as a Vice President in Norsk Telekom, a subgroup of the Telenor Group. Mr. Sørby has also been chairman of several boards of directors of Telenor Group companies in Norway, Denmark and Sweden since 2005 and has been a board member of Digi, a Telenor Group company in Malaysia since 2013. Mr. Sørby was a member of the board of directors of PJSC VimpelCom from 2000 to 2003. Prior to joining the Telenor Group, Mr. Sørby worked at Arthur Andersen & Co. in Oslo, Norway. Mr. Sørby received his Master of Science degree in business administration from the University of Karlstad, Sweden in 1983. He is a state licensed public accountant in Norway and completed the Program for Executive Development at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1997.

Trond Westlie

Mr. Trond Oedegaard Westlie is Director of VimpelCom Ltd., since July 2014. Mr. Westlie is serving as chairman of VimpelCom Ltd.’s audit committee and as a member of its special committee overseeing the internal investigation and the company’s response to the inquiries by various authorities. Mr. Westlie joined A.P. Moller—Maersk in January 2010 as Group Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board, in addition to also serving as a member of the boards of various A.P. Moller—Maersk companies. Mr. Westlie served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Telenor Group from September 2005 to December 2009. Previously, he was Group Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Aker Kvaerner ASA from 2002 to 2004, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Aker Maritime ASA from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Westlie has served on numerous corporate boards and is currently a member of the Board of Danske Bank and Shama AS. Mr. Westlie qualified as a State Authorized Public Auditor from Norges Handelshøyskole in Norway in 1987.

Bart Morselt