VEON is a NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam listed global provider of connectivity, with the ambition to lead the personal internet revolution for the 235 million+ customers it currently serves, and many more in the years to come.
The Company was founded more than 20 years ago and since that time has significantly boosted the power of its platform through the strength of its global scale applied with local market expertise.
VEON is an international communications and technology company driven by a vision to unlock new opportunities for our customers as they navigate the digital world. Present in some of the world’s most dynamic markets, VEON provides more than 235 million customers with voice, fixed broadband, data and digital services. VEON’s heritage as a pioneer in technology is the driving force behind a major transformation focused on bringing the digital world to each and every customer.
VEON offers services to customers in 13 markets including Russia, Italy, Algeria, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia, and Laos. VEON operates under the “Beeline”, “Kyivstar”, “WIND”, “Jazz”, “banglalink”, and “Djezzy” brands.
VEON is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "VEON".
VEON’s reporting structure is divided into four business units – Russia, Emerging Markets, Eurasia and Italy, all of which report to the Company’s headquarters in Amsterdam.
With annual 2016 revenue of USD $8.9 billion, underlying EBITDA margin of 40.3%, and a combined mobile customer base of more than 235 million people (as of December 31, 2016), VEON one of the largest telecommunications companies in the industry and have established the scale for successful development of the group of companies going forward.
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|ITU Global Directory||VEON Ltd.|
|Chief Executive Officer |
|Mr. Jean-Yves Charlier|
Jean-Yves Charlier was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of VimpelCom in April 2015. Prior to his appointment, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive of SFR, the second largest telecom operator in France, up to the end of 2014.
Leading up to his role at SFR, Jean-Yves was Head of Telecoms and a member of the Vivendi Management Board where he developed and led the strategy for the demerger of SFR in a €17 billion transaction with cable operator Numericable. From 2007 to 2012, he was Chief Executive of Promethean, an interactive learning company, and from 2004 to 2007 he headed up Colt, an alternative carrier in Europe. He started his career with Wang in France and also held senior executive positions with Equant and BT Global Services. Jean-Yves has served on the board of several other listed companies including Activision Blizzard and Vivendi. Jean-Yves holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.