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VimpelCom's Annual General Meeting set for July 28, 2014
Friday, June 20, 2014
VimpelCom's Annual General Meeting set for July 28, 201402:00 EDT Friday, June 20, 2014
AMSTERDAM, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, announces that its Supervisory Board has set the date for the Company's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the "Shareholders Meeting") for July 28, 2014. The record date for the Shareholders Meeting has been set for June 25, 2014.
The agenda for the Shareholders Meeting is as follows:
1. Shareholders to receive audited financial statements for the financial year that ended on December 31, 2013;2. Proposal of individual directors for election to the Supervisory Board; and3. Appointment of PWC as the Company's external auditor.
As part of VimpelCom's regular review of the external auditor, the Board performed a tender process, which resulted in the proposal to appoint PWC as the new external auditor of the Company.
Further details on the agenda, the slate of nominees to the Supervisory Board and procedural matters related to the Shareholders Meeting will be made available through an official notice to be distributed by VimpelCom to its shareholders prior to the Shareholders Meeting.
VimpelCom is one of the world's largest integrated telecommunications services operators providing voice and data services through a range of traditional and broadband mobile and fixed technologies in Russia, Italy, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Algeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Central African Republic and Canada. VimpelCom's operations around the globe cover territory with a total population of approximately 754 million people. As of March 31, 2014 VimpelCom had 218 million mobile customers. VimpelCom Ltd. is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and listed as ADS on the NASDAQ Global Stock Market under the symbol "VIP". For more information visit: http://www.vimpelcom.com.
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