Tricolor TV CEO Basov to leave company

Pavel Basov, the CEO of Russia’s leading pay TV operator Tricolor TV, is leaving the company.

Basov joined Tricolor TV last April as commercial and strategy director, before being named as CEO in September, charged with developing a new strategic direction for the company. He was credited with leading the company’s recovery from the financial crisis, with 2.1 million new subscribers added in the course of 2011.

Tricolor TV managing director Alexander Makarov will take over Basov’s role.

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