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Tele2 appoints Mikhail Prakhov as Baikal and Far East macroregion CEO

5 April 2017

Moscow − Tele2, an alternative mobile operator, has appointed Mikhail Prakhov as CEO at the Baikal and Far East macroregion.

The Baikal and Far East macroregion has been set up as a result of changes in regional structure to improve efficiency of operations management at Tele2. Irkutsk and Buryatia subdivisions of the company have left the Siberia macroregion and joined the Far East macroregion that has been renamed as Baikal and Far East. Its centre is located in Irkutsk.

Tele2 has appointed Mikhail Prakhov as CEO of the Baikal and Far East macroregion. He will supervise operations management of the Tele2 business, improvement of major financial and operating indicators. Besides, he will also be in charge of reinforcing the company’s stance in the macroregion, planning and implementation of its strategy, promoting corporate culture and values.

Mikhail Prakhov has a wide experience in telecommunications. He started his career in 2004 as head of the Evroset regional subdivision in Pskov and Novgorod regions. Mikhail later headed the commercial directorate at the Vimpelcom subdivision in Pskov. He joined the Tele2 team as head of the company’s branch in Pskov. In 2014, he became CEO of the Tele2 subdivision in Perm.

Dmitriy Lopatukhin, Tele2 Chief Operations Officer:

“Baikal and the Far East are strategically important territories for the Tele2 development. We are paying special attention to professional growth of employees and the search of the best candidates for the key posts in the company. Mikhail Prakhov has a wide management experience and serious achievements in the telecommunications industry. I am sure that his professionalism and knowledge will leverage strengthening of the company’s stance on the telecom market of Russia’s East and further development of services for our subscribers.”


The Baykal and Far East macroregion includes Irkutsk, Magadan and Sakhalin regions, Kamchatka and Maritime territories, the Republic of Buryatia and the Jewish Autonomous Region.


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