Arti Ots nominated CEO of Kcell

Kcell Joint Stock Company today announces the nomination of Arti Ots as Chief Executive Officer subject to receiving relevant regulatory authorisation. Appointment is also pending final agreement between Arti Ots and the company and final approval and decision by the board.

Arti Ots has served as Vice President for Commercial and Business Development at TeliaSonera Eurasia since May 2014. Between February 2012 and May 2014, he was CEO of Elion, TeliaSonera’s Broadband Services division in Estonia. Prior to becoming CEO, Mr. Ots was at Elion for 10 years and worked as Marketing Director between 2004 and 2012.  Arti holds an MBA from Henley Business School.

“We are delighted to announce the nomination of Arti Ots as CEO of Kcell. The team at Kcell has a strong vision to maintain leadership in the mobile telephony market in Kazakhstan despite strong competition, and to drive topline growth by developing data services, actively competing in the voice segment of the market and providing the highest levels of customer service. We believe that Arti is very well-placed to execute this strategy,” said Jan Erik Rudberg, Chairman of Kcell.