Thursday, 13 December 2018

Vimpelcom names ex-Deutsche Telekom exec as digital chief

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 15 January 16

Russian operator looks to reinvent itself as a digital business, also appoints new emerging markets head.

Vimpelcom this week appointed Christopher Schlaeffer as its chief digital officer, timing the announcement to coincide with the opening of its new global Digital division in London. Schlaeffer most recently served as founder and CEO of two technology start-ups in Berlin and London, but prior to that spent 12 years at Deutsche Telekom with various job titles including chief product and innovation officer…

Vimpelcom this week appointed Christopher Schlaeffer as its chief digital officer, timing the announcement to coincide with the opening of its new global Digital division in London. Schlaeffer most recently served as founder and CEO of two technology start-ups in Berlin and London, but prior to that spent 12 years at Deutsche Telekom with various job titles including chief product and innovation officer…

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