Managing Director and Vice-Chairman,  Representative of VEON Luxemburg Finance S.A Gerbrand Nijman

Managing Director and Vice-Chairman, Representative of VEON Luxemburg Finance S.A

Gerbrand Nijman became Chief Executive Officer on July 1st, 2019, after having held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Global Telecom Holding since July 1st, 2015 and is member of the Board for Financial Affairs since March 29th, 2016. In May 2011, Mr. Nijman joined VimpelCom (now VEON) as Group Director and Head of Investor Relations from AEGON, where he served as Senior Vice President and Head of Investor Relations since 2007. Prior to AEGON, Mr. Nijman was Equity Sales Director for Telecommunications at ING and served as Head of Investor Relations at Celtel International, a leading mobile operator in Africa. Before Celtel, he served as Head of Investor Relations with Royal KPN, having previously been the CFO of KPN Wholesale and KPN International. Before joining KPN, Gerbrand was CFO of the VERDER Group and a business controller with Unilever.

Mr. Nijman holds a master's degree in Business Science from the University of Amsterdam and is a Chartered Accountant..