Rashid Ismailov becomes VimpelCom president

Rashid Ismailov becomes VimpelCom president

The board of directors of Russian mobile operator VimpelCom, working as Beeline, has appointed former Deputy Digital Development Minister Rashid Ismailov as the company’s president, the operator said on Wednesday in a statement.

“According to the decision of the board of directors of VimpelCom as of August 17, 2020, Rashid Ismailov is appointed as president of the company. Alexander Krupnov, who earlier held the position, moves to the position of a president’s advisor,” the company said.

Ismailov was working at the ministry since 2013 till 2018.

VimpelCom’s charter understands the president as the one responsible for management of provision of connection services for certain state authorities. The changes will not impact the current operating activities of the company or the goals set for the general director.

General Director Alexander Torbakhov will remain in charge of operating activities.