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Dmitry Shukov to take over as SSTL CEO from Rozanov

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, April 24, 2013
First Published: 21:40 IST(24/4/2013) | Last Updated: 21:43 IST(24/4/2013)

Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd (SSTL), which operates CDMA-based mobile telecom services under the MTS brand in India, on Wednesday said Dmitry Shukov will be its new CEO and will assume charge from June 1.


Vsevolod Rozanov, the current president and CEO of the company, will be shifted to the parent company Sistema JSFC at a senior position. "The details of Vsevolod's new role will be announced by Sistema JSFC after completion of all due corporate procedures," said a statement issued by the company.

At the helm of SSTL since October 2008, Rozanov is credited for setting up the company's green field operations in India, implementing data-centric voice enabled strategy, developing MTS India brand, and successfully navigating a series of challenging legal and regulatory issues.

Shukov, the new CEO is an MTS veteran and was previously the CEO of MTS Turkmenistan and MTS Uzbekistan.

"Dmitry has a wealth of operational experience, business acumen, and inspirational leadership needed to spearhead SSTL's growth," said Mikhail Shamolin, president, Sistema JSFC.

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