Thursday, 21 September 2017

Telenor suspends two top execs over Vimpelcom corruption probe

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 12 November 15

Finance chief and general counsel relieved of their duties 'to avoid questions being raised,' Norwegian operator says.

Telenor has suspended two of its top executives as a result of an investigation into its links with Russia's Vimpelcom, which stands accused of corruption in Uzbekistan. The Norwegian incumbent announced late on Wednesday that chief financial officer Richard Olav Aa and general counsel Pål Wien Espen have been temporarily relieved of their responsibilities…

Telenor has suspended two of its top executives as a result of an investigation into its links with Russia's Vimpelcom, which stands accused of corruption in Uzbekistan. The Norwegian incumbent announced late on Wednesday that chief financial officer Richard Olav Aa and general counsel Pål Wien Espen have been temporarily relieved of their responsibilities…

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