Amsterdam(April 24, 2013), “VimpelCom Ltd.” (“VimpelCom”, “Company” or “Group”) (NYSE:VIP),announced that VimpelCom shareholders approved all agenda items at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) held today in Amsterdam.
In particular, the Company’s shareholders re-elected the following candidates to the Supervisory Board: Jon Fredrik Baksaas, Andrei Baranov, Mikhail Fridman, Kjell Morten Johnsen, Alexey Reznikovich, Ole Bjorn Sjulstad, Sergei Tesliuk and independent directors: Dr. Hans-Peter Kohlhammer and Leonid Novoselsky.
The AGM has also re-appointed Ernst & Young as the Company auditor.
Holders of approximately 94.5% of the Company's shares were represented at the AGM.
Following the AGM, the Supervisory Board unanimously re-elected Alexey Reznikovich as Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
For more information about the Company’s Supervisory Board and related biographies, please see VimpelCom’s web site, www.vimpelcom.com in the “Corporate Profile/Leadership” section.