BT People Moves – Page 6

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    Openreach’s Service Delivery chief Olly Kunc exits


    Quietly leaves the Group, leaving management a shared, interim responsibility of Khatter and Stewart.

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    BT people moves: ESG key in New Year changes


    Digital impact and sustainability manifesto brings a number of new roles to further ESG agenda. Fibre build challengers Borderlink and Hyperoptic poach ex-BT and Openreach staffers to drive regional FTTP rollout plans. Healthcare remains a key focus for Digital and Enterprise developments.

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    Openreach’s McTighe emerges as frontrunner for Ofcom chair


    Mike McTighe, Chairman at Openreach, reportedly on the shortlist to oversee regulator. Drawn-out search for Lord Burns’ successor sees another BT-affiliated name on the cards.

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    BT’s new growth oriented Division X names leader


    Former Sierra Wireless SVP Marc Overton appointed MD, Division X as BT Enterprise seeks solution-selling in high-growth verticals. Adjacent markets targeted by new unit, with Overton’s IoT specialism among the target technologies.

  • BT focuses energies on health industry

    BT focuses energies on health industry


    BT ramps up plans with formation of Clinical Advisory Board populated by eight NHS clinicians. Move builds on operator’s sign-up to Health Tech Alliance and The Kings Fund as part of efforts to expand in the industry through collaboration.

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    Enterprise (B2B)

    BT Enterprise’s SoHo unit to exploit micro-business boom


    Senior figures named and recruitment drive underway at unit focused on single office, home office demographic. Unit launched in 2021 to deliver tailored services to a growing micro-business customer base.

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    Ex-chair du Plessis wants to “move on” from BT exit


    Jan du Plessis describes BT chairmanship as “not a great time”, but remains confident in Group strategy under CEO Jansen. Unceremonious resignation came amid reports of falling-out between the pair. Newly knighted du Plessis now teed up for UK audit watchdog role.

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    Ex-BT chair teed up to lead UK audit regulator


    Business Secretary Kwarteng puts Jan du Plessis forward for appointment to chair the FRC amid governance struggles on the audit watchdog’s “underweight” board. FRC in transition, and requires a chair able to partner with government.

  • Elsewhere in BT Technology: Adastral Park expanding

    Elsewhere in BT Technology: Adastral Park expanding


    Adastral Park looks to expand; BT Labs names partner for IoT security; BT Sport involved in shared spectrum 5G broadcasting.

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    BT people moves: new chief at BT Defence


    Cole takes reins from retiring Boyle at BT Enterprise’s Defence division. Architecture directors named at BT Digital. EE’s Bennett joins host of former BT execs at challenger Freshwave. Shuter’s innovation and investment arm Division X makes two senior changes.

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    BT’s new function to commercialise network assets


    Recently-formed BT Networks seeks new revenue streams, with initiative led by finance and procurement veteran Paul Crouch. One of many efforts to identify commercial opportunities from existing assets and infrastructure as competition hots up.

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    Strategy & Change

    BT picks advisors to patch takeover vulnerabilities


    Robey Warshaw testing BT defences ahead of the end of restrictions on a full takeover bid from major shareholder Altice. Jansen’s ambitious strategy coupled with share price volatility may also be contributing to need for additional City counsellors.

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    EE–Three network sharing JV MBNL confirms King as MD


    Gervase King coronated as MD at MBNL. Permanent appointment fills gap left by Pat Coxen, who moved to BT Consumer last year.

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    BT people moves: BT Digital firms up Consumer and Operations leadership


    Thomas Duecke pivots from Global and Kevin Lee moves from eBay to join BT Digital’s top-table. BT Sourced lures Fulden Sener to new Dublin offices, while Carmel McInally’s exit leaves a vacant IT Procurement post. Enterprise finance leadership changes.

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    Openreach names new fibre delivery guy


    Change at top of Fibre & Network Delivery unit as Matthew Hemmings comes in for Kevin Murphy. Internal hire sees Hemmings take lead of team focused on expanding Openreach’s UK-wide fibre network.

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    BT Sourced adds transformation lead


    Former Allianz buying head appointed Director, Procurement Transformation.

  • Openreach bulking up in Northern Ireland

    Openreach bulking up in Northern Ireland


    Openreach Northern Ireland ramps up recruitment, with 16 new openings in nascent civil engineering division. Pressure is on to meet near-term FTTP rollout target. NI tops UK for ultrafast coverage.

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    Strategy & Change

    BT reviewing Indian tech ops, may insource from partners


    Taking a relook at level of work outsourced to third-party providers such as Tata Consultancy Services and Tech Mahindra. Insourcing would “strengthen” role of BT’s Bangalore-based services operation, increase self-reliance.

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    BT people moves: Openreach appoints new Northern Ireland boss


    Garret Kavanagh named Director, Northern Ireland after Openreach pledges investment and team expansion in the country. Regional changes in England and Wales see Liz Needleman add Midlands to her North of England brief. Former Enterprise CFO Graham Ritchie takes CEO spot at consultancy Ricardo.

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    Interview: New HQ beckons for Jansen’s “better BT”


    As BT prepares to move into a new-era head office in Aldgate, Technology HR boss Mark Murphy speaks to TelcoTitans about the Group’s physical and virtual makeover. Technology reorganisation, facilities facelift, and move to ‘smart working’ viewed as key to refreshing how BT does business. Organic and inclusive approach ...