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UPDATE 1-Rambler Media appoints new CEO

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April 15 (Reuters) - Rambler Media Ltd RMG.L, which operates Russian language Internet sites, said on Wednesday it appointed Olga Turischeva as chief executive, effective April 16.

Turischeva joins Rambler from VimpelCom Group VIP.N, Russia's No 2. mobile operator, where she served as director for venture business development.

Rambler had in March named Turischeva as chief executive and said it expected to finalise her appointment in April.

In February, Rambler had said Chief Executive Mark Opzoomer, Chairman Robert Brown III and non-executive directors Nick Hynes and Oskolkov-Tsentsiper would step down, effective Feb. 28, in a management shakeout.

Rambler Media shares closed at 5.7 pence on Tuesday on the London Stock Exchange. (Reporting by Srikanth Srinivasa in Bangalore; Editing by Vinu Pilakkott)

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