Jean-Yves Charlier

VimpelCom names SFR’s Charlier as new CEO

Former SFR CEO Jean-Yves Charlier is to replace Jo Lunder as CEO of Russian service provider VimpelCom. Lunder is leaving the post for personal reasons, according to local reports. However, VimpelCom’s operational and financial performance has been subject to criticism over the past couple of years. The company posted significant losses and a dip in […]

SFR could launch IPO in July, says Vivendi CEO

Vivendi-owned French service provider SFR could launch its IPO as early as July, according to press reports. Vivendi CEO Jean-Yves Charlier, speaking on the margins of a conference organised in Paris, was reported by Reuters as having said the company is well advanced in its preparations for the spin-off. Pressed on the date, Charlier said […]

Charlier reportedly to take over at SFR

Vivendi is expected to name Jean-Yves Charlier as the new CEO of telco SFR, according to a report in financial daily Les Echos. According to Les Echos, which did not specify its sources, the appointment of Charlier, currently deputy CEO in charge of telecoms at Vivendi, will replace Stéphane Roussel, who will retain the role […]