In his new role, he will report to Kjell Morten Johnsen, Veon’s head of markets.
Latsanych has worked for over 16 years in the telecom market, mostly in a number of senior roles at MTS. Most recently, he was group VP for strategy and marketing.
Commenting on the appointment, Johnsen said: “Vasyl brings extensive experience and a proven track record in the telecoms industry. His appointment will further strengthen and develop VEON’s strong market position, particularly as we look to implement important strategic initiatives in a highly dynamic and developing Russian market.”
Latsanych added: “I am excited by the opportunity to lead PJSC VimpelCom, and I am looking forward to working with the team to ensure that Beeline customers are provided with the best digital services and solutions, particularly as the Russian telecoms market enters a new phase of development and digital change.”