MOSCOW, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Mobile TeleSystems NYSE:MBT (MTS) will be holding a congenial interactive media background briefing at the Core Club July 30 th from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. to learn how the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, with over 100 million mobile subscribers and revenue of $12 billion, is helping transform the country into a savvy, modern participant in the global economy.
Because MTS and telecommunications affects so many facets of the Russian economy, we are inviting journalists who represent or have interest in those environments including: Telecom, Technology, Innovation, new media ( Russia is one of top users of social media), Retail (they created a huge retail network in Russia from scratch), Health/telemedicine, Risk management/finance (currency risk, operational risk), Management (management challenges in Russia), M&A (CSO will be there), Marketing (how to market to a country of very poor and very rich people), Banking/mobile finance ( Russia's taking big steps there), Human Resources (how they attract and retail talent in a country where no one over 40 had a capitalist education) and Corporate Governance and soon World Trade Organization.WHO: The session will begin with brief opening remarks by moderator Steffan Leistner, who leads Booz & Company's Russia and the CIS practice. Dr. Leistner can speak to Russian market overall. This will be followed by three senior MTS executives: Michael Hecker , Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, Vasyl Latsanych Vice President, Marketing, and Josh Tulgan, Director, Investor Relations, and Acting Director, Corporate Finance. All will interact with media at attendees' tables on the above topics that MTS and the country are facing. WHEN: Monday, July 30 th 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. WHERE: The Core Club | 66 East 55 th Street & Madison Please RVSP to attend