BT People Moves – Page 6

  • Patrick Drahi
    Strategy & Change

    BT picks advisors to patch takeover vulnerabilities

    2021-10-27T14:37:00Z

    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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    People

    EE–Three network sharing JV MBNL confirms King as MD

    2021-10-20T08:02:00Z

    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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    Premium

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

    2021-10-14T08:39:00Z

    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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    People

    Openreach names new fibre delivery guy

    2021-10-12T13:09:00Z

    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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    People

    BT Sourced adds transformation lead

    2021-09-15T11:34:00Z

    Former Allianz buying head appointed Director, Procurement Transformation.

  • Openreach bulking up in Northern Ireland
    Premium

    Openreach bulking up in Northern Ireland

    2021-09-11T00:00:00Z

    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.

  • btw328-tt-insource-partners-india
    Strategy & Change

    BT reviewing Indian tech ops, may insource from partners

    2021-09-02T07:14:00Z

    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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    Premium

    BT people moves: Openreach appoints new Northern Ireland boss

    2021-09-01T10:40:00Z

    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

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

    2021-08-31T07:14:00Z

    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 ...

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    People

    BT confirms Crozier as ‘turnaround’ chair

    2021-08-17T12:02:00Z

    Former ITV CEO unanimously picked to replace Jan du Plessis, with BT highlighting his experience in changing the fortunes of struggling public and private businesses. Digital evolution and a return to growth highlighted as key priorities for Crozier-era BT.

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    People

    BT targets serial moderniser to back Jansen transformation

    2021-08-09T15:50:00Z

    Strong media rumours emerged identifying former Royal Mail Chief Executive Adam Crozier as the likely Chairman-successor to du Plessis, reflecting continued pressure on BT to accelerate restructuring. Crozier would come with little direct digital background, but considerable experience of shaking up venerable institutions, and with recent experience linked to ...

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    BT people moves: procurement revamp sees high profile exits

    2021-08-02T15:41:00Z

    Changes for BT’s procurement leads past and present as Joshi and Lord make tracks. Maniar named CEO at now-wholly-owned converged offering OnePhone. BT’s Enterprise operation on the Iberian peninsula readies for high-profile changes, with CEO Ronda on the way out. Altnet challengers draw former BT and Openreach talent.

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    Premium

    BT people moves: high-flying Finance swaps

    2021-07-08T13:54:00Z

    Brenchley, Lockwood, and Smith pivot in executive finance positions across Group entities. O’Flaherty settled into permanent CIO posting, leaving interim MD, IT role vacant at BT Digital.

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    Premium

    BT people moves: BT Sourced adds procurement expertise

    2021-06-22T09:29:00Z

    Rogers’ Barberis joins BT’s Dublin buying function as B2B VP. Openreach names new leads for partner management and fibre build as FTTP targets grow. BT Global Director Ladha heads for the door. HR rotations at Group and Enterprise.

  • btw326-tt-harmeen-mehta
    Strategy & Change

    ‘Fearless’ Mehta out to power rapid change at BT

    2021-06-16T16:01:00Z

    New CDIO committed to radical cultural change, fostering an entrepreneurial spirit, and a willingness to embrace the risk of failure. BT’s slow start on digital transformation an opportunity to leapfrog a generation of innovation. Group CEO Jansen’s persuasiveness key to convincing Mehta of BT’s potential as a TechCo.

  • btw325-tt-patrick-drahi
    Profile

    Which Drahi has BT got itself entangled with?

    2021-06-11T10:04:00Z

    Altice empire expands into UK. Drahi: a fibre visionary or ruthless financer? Does BT investment represent change of tack by rapacious wheeler-dealer?

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    Enterprise (B2B)

    Sims to head up new BT SoHo unit

    2021-06-07T13:32:00Z

    Enterprise launches new iteration of Halo for Business with added support for micro-businesses. One of first major moves by Enterprise division following entrance of new CEO Rob Shuter in February.

  • btw325-tt-rona-fairhead
    People

    Fairhead added to BT Chair candidate list — report

    2021-06-01T11:33:00Z

    Former International Trade Minister and HSBC Chair Rona Fairhead has emerged as a contender to replace the outgoing Jan du Plessis. Shortlist-creation reportedly still in its early stages.

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    Premium

    BT people moves: new Director of Healthcare to lead NHS drive

    2021-05-25T08:39:00Z

    Sultan Mahmud brought in to lead on NHS partnership and estate digitalisation, drawing on experience as innovation guru in NHS Trusts. Strategy & Transformation team appointments at Consumer. Ex-Vodafone exec appointed Group Treasury Director.

  • btw325-tt-openreach-tech-colin-lees
    Interview

    Openreach Tech team powers UK fibre build

    2021-05-17T10:41:00Z

    CTIO Colin Lees shares impact of tech overhaul on network build. More effort on provisioning and repair in three-year transformation project. Openreach owns IT and Network strategy decisions; BT Digital and BT Networks are key suppliers. Three-supplier strategy for FTTP advances with Adtran, Huawei and Nokia.