Amsterdam (July 7, 2015), VimpelCom Ltd. (NASDAQ:VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving over 218 million customers, has further demonstrated its commitment to the Dutch information technology economy through its move to join Nederland ICT.
Nederland ICT is the trade association for more than 550 information technology, telecom and internet companies in the Netherlands. It represents a business community with a turnover of almost USD 30 billion and over 250,000 employees, making it the foremost advocate and representative of the Dutch ICT sector. Membership of Nederland ICT allows VimpelCom to engage and develop relationships with its Dutch peers, as well as participate in the association’s initiatives to grow talent and foster innovation in the Netherlands.
Marine Babayan, Group Director International Affairs & Government Relations, VimpelCom, says: “We are committed to making a contribution to the development of the ICT sector in the Netherlands. Joining Nederland ICT will allow us to expand our collaboration ties and grow the various initiatives we already have underway. As an international company based in Amsterdam, we are looking forward to exchanging thoughts and ideas with our peers to facilitate growth in the Telecom sector.”