VimpelCom hires CTC Media exec as legal affairs chief

Anton Bykov

Anton Bykov

Russian service provider VimpelCom, which operates as Beeline, has hired former CTC Media executive Anton Bykov in a senior legal affairs role. 

Bykov, who will be responsible for providing legal advance and support, is taking the new position of director of legal affairs and corporate relations. The company’s former vice-president for legal affairs, Marina Dumina, left in June.

Bykov was previously directof of legal and corporate affairs at broadcaster CTC Media.

Separately, VimpelCom has launched a new package deal for users of iPhone 4 8GB and iPhone 5s smartphones. The operator is providing a package of free calls, unlimited mobile internet and 32 mobile TV channels for RUB4,080.