Millicom appoints HL Rogers as Executive Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Stockholm, 10 June 2016 – Millicom today announces the appointment of HL Rogers as its Executive Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. He assumes the role on 1 August, 2016

HL Rogers joins Millicom as part of the company’s ongoing commitment to maintaining a world-class compliance program. In this new role, Rogers will work with Millicom’s existing ethics and compliance team and report to Millicom’s Chief Executive Officer, Mauricio Ramos, as well as the recently created Business Ethics and Compliance Committee of the Board.  

Rogers brings a wealth of experience in managing compliance programs, strengthening compliance policies and procedures, as well as conducting training and development. Currently, Rogers is a partner at Sidley Austin LLP, representing individual, corporate and government clients in compliance issues and complex commercial litigation. Mr Rogers received his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in 2004 and has published several articles on compliance and ethics within the corporate setting.

Commenting on the new appointment, Mauricio Ramos, Millicom’s Chief Executive Officer, said “We are delighted to have HL Rogers join the team. Millicom seeks to build a strong reputation as a trusted leader in the markets where it operates. Rogers’ appointment will help us to continue going beyond compliance, ensuring that we maintain the highest ethical standards that our customers, colleagues and investors expect from us.”

HL Rogers added “Having worked together with global organizations in the areas of compliance and business ethics, I look forward to bringing my experience to Millicom and to continuing to grow the company’s reputation and practice in this field.”

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Millicom is a leading telecom and media company dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets the pace when it comes to providing innovative and customer-centric digital lifestyle services to the world’s emerging markets. The Millicom Group employs more than 16,000 people and provides mobile services to over 62 million customers. Founded in 1990, Millicom International Cellular SA is headquartered in Luxembourg and listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the symbol MIC. In 2015, Millicom generated revenue of USD 6.73 billion and Adjusted EBITDA of USD 2.27 billion.


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