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VEON Names Ursula Burns Chairman And CEO

VEON Ltd. (VEON), a provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam, said that it appointed Ursula Burns as Chairman and chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Burns has served as Chairman of the VEON Board of Directors since July 2017 and as Executive Chairman since March 2018.

On 27 March 2018, Ursula Burns became VEON's Executive Chairman following her appointment the previous year as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Ms. Burns has extensive international experience of large companies confronting technology change in their industries.

She was Chairman of the Board of the Xerox Corporation from 2010 to 2017 and Chief Executive Officer from 2009 to 2016. She is a director of the boards of Exxon Mobil, Nestlé and Uber.

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