• Latest people movements include: Emma Bateson, Karen Gusterson, Stuart Lyle, Hannah Nichols, Dhawal Parekh, Daniel Symonds, Keith Goldman.
People movement highlights
CompanyExecutiveActivityDetails
Sources: BT; various.
 Global

Emma
Bateson

Appointment

BT Global hired Vodafone Group executive Emma Bateson as Director of Strategic Alliances. Bateson was formerly Head of Partner Management at rival operator Vodafone.

Karen
Gusterson

Departure

Karen Gusterson, Global Shared Services Director at Global, left to join Australian logistics specialist Brambles as Vice President of HR Shared Services.

Stuart
Lyle

Appointment

BT Security appointed Stuart Lyle as Head of Cyber Discovery & Analysis.

Lyle joins from rival TalkTalk, where he was Head of Security Risk Management, prior to which he also held security roles at other BT peers O2 UK, Vodafone UK and Three UK.

In his new role, Lyle sits within BT Security’s “Protect BT” team, and has Group-wide responsibility for cyber and advanced threat discovery as well as cyber analytics.

Hannah
Nichols

Departure

Hannah Nichols, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Asia, Middle East & Africa region at BTGlobal, has departed and been appointed CFO at construction products supplier Hill & Smith.

Nichols fulfilled many senior finance roles during her tenure, having joined BT in 2003 from former BT rival Cable & Wireless Communications.

Dhawal
Parekh

New role

Dhawal Parekh, Head of Design & Engineering at BTGlobal, was promoted to Director of Software Development for BT Global and Enterprise.

Daniel
Symonds

New role

Daniel Symonds, Head of Commercial Cyber Operations and Global Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) at BT Security, took on a new role as Head of Security Service Transition.

Keith
Goldman

New role

Keith Goldman, Sector Lead and Client Partner at BT in the Americas, was promoted to Head of Contract and Business Management in the region.