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09.12.2014   А1 press-releases

А1 Appoints New President

Alexander Vinokurov has been appointed as the new President of А1. He succeeds Mikhail Khabarov who headed the Company since September 2010.

For the last three and a half years Alexander Vinokurov worked as President of Summa Group.  In 2010 Alexander Vinokurov occupied the position of Vice-President and Co-Manager of the Russian Office of TPG Capital (the world’s largest direct investment fund   $100 billion under management) where he was in charge of the task force charged with devising  TPG Eurasia’s investment and  development strategy in the CIS countries and Eastern Europe.  Previously, he worked at the London office of Morgan Stanley.

“We extend our gratitude to Mikhail Khabarov for his great work as head of А1.  During his four years as President A1 successfully completed several existing projects and launched some new ones,” said Mikhail Fridman, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Alfa Group Consortium. “Alfa Group’s corporate culture and traditions require great leadership skills and Alexander Vinokurov definitely has them.  We are confident that he make full use of his experience and skills to ensureA1’s dynamic development.”

“The current economic environment provides unique opportunities for A1.  I thank Alfa Group’s shareholders for the opportunity to head the A1 team in this exciting time for the company’s  development,” – commented Alexander Vinokurov.

Alexander Vinokurov graduated from the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom) with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Economics.  During his studies he was President of the Russian Society of the University of Cambridge.