All Dominique Leroy articles

  • dtw113-appel

    Deutsche Telekom people moves: Appel takes chairmanship


    New Chairman Appel confirmed despite shareholder criticisms. Europe’s Leroy completes management team with B2B Growth appointment. Magenta TV boss Schuld leaves the Group, with interim replacement in line. Makedonski Telekom’s CTIO Jovanović exits.

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    DT poaches Vodafone B2B marketing lead


    Elvira González Sevilla takes B2B reins at Deutsche Telekom Europe, replacing Ralf Nejedl. Former Vodafone Business Head of Marketing “completes” Dominique Leroy’s management team in key growth area.

  • Q4 FY21: Spend still on pause despite more decent data
    Financial & Performance

    DT Q4 FY21: Europe spend still on pause despite more decent data


    New regional CEO Dominique Leroy kicks off leadership with a full FY of earnings growth. Nonetheless, DT remains unwillingly to up investment in region. Executives give downbeat assessment of regulatory and macro climate. Greece’s OTE and Austria’s Magenta Telekom among top performers.

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    Network & Infrastructure

    Höttges gives OTE personal vote of confidence


    Hails “growth prospects” of Greek operator on FTTP field visit to Athens. Says Greece is “very significant” to Deutsche Telekom.

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    Strategy & Change

    DT’s Leroy backs Greek digitalisation plans


    Head of Europe Dominique Leroy joins the campaign trail to promote Greek investment via OTE minority subsidiary. €3bn full‑fibre investment plan in action to support national digital transformation. Bureaucracy remains a sticking point.

  • Claure to add entrepreneurial energy to DT board

    Claure to add entrepreneurial energy to DT board


    DT management wants Bolivian–American entrepreneur to have SoftBank’s seat on Supervisory Board. Claure sees potential in “undervalued” DT and is bullish about partnership. DT offers route to European market for SoftBank portfolio companies. But the appointment has some drama as a long-running compensation dispute reportedly threatens Claure’s relationship with ...

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    Europe B2B head exits as DT targets change


    Dominique Leroy’s DT Europe continues to build out its enterprise‑focused activities as SVP, B2B Ralf Nejedl announces his departure.

  • dtw105-tt-top-team-shares
    Financial & Performance

    DT’s top team drops €4m on shares


    Leadership puts money where its mouth is following ambitious mid-term strategy update. German operator seeking to boost T‑Share perceptions and align with T‑Mobile US’ rising valuation.

  • Höttges ruffles feathers as he presses DT’s lead
    Strategy & Change

    Deutsche Telekom: Capital Markets Day


    Capital Markets Day presentations show Group continuing to flourish thanks to big, correct calls over last decade. Group seeks to boost T‑Share perceptions and better align itself with T‑Mobile US’ rising valuation. Leadership puts money where its mouth is with bulk share buyup following ambitious mid-term strategy update. Höttges ...

  • Leroy not rocking boat with FY24 goals
    Strategy & Change

    Leroy not rocking boat with FY24 goals


    New regional CEO Dominique Leroy marking predecessor Srini Gopalan’s homework, and gives it an ‘A’. Similar plan laid out for Europe in next cycle, to maintain modest forward movement in revenue and earnings through service quality and efficiency improvement. Centralisation and cloudification of systems key targets in segment’s “next ...

  • Q4 FY20: Group thinks out of the box
    Strategy & Change

    Q4 FY20: Group thinks out of the box


    DT’s new Head of Europe argues that the bloc’s fragmented market is ripe for change. Romania and Netherlands remain in DT’s M&A spotlight. FY20 results show Europe holding steady for DT, despite pandemic. Share buybacks increase holdings in Hrvatski Telekom, Magyar Telekom, and OTE.

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    Strategy & Change

    DT’s Leroy signals European consolidation ambitions


    Deutsche Telekom’s new Head of Europe indicates that the bloc’s fragmented market is ripe for change.

  • dtw103-tt-gopalan-restructure

    Telekom Deutschland’s Gopalan reshuffles top team


    Reorganisation targets greater synergies between Europe and Germany segments. Telekom Deutschland CEO Gopalan brings trusted lieutenant Almeida to Germany, to push key strategies. Abrahamson to lead newly‑combined Product Management & Digitalisation unit. Hagspihl returns to Höttges’ side with Strategic Projects mandate.

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    Deutsche Telekom Group Board of Management

    Deutsche Telekom Group’s Board of Management mapped out.

  • dtw101-tt-cosmote-5g
    Network & Infrastructure

    Höttges in town as Cosmote switches on 5G


    Greek operator launches the country’s first commercial 5G network in partnership with Ericsson. Höttges points to future investment, with Greece of “strategic importance” as a tech hub.

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    Deutsche Telekom moves: Pekovic takes Romania top spot; Affirmed’s Ahmed joins DTCP


    Vladan Pekovic named Telekom Romania CEO in wake of OTE exit. Affirmed Networks’ Hassan Ahmed takes DTCP advisory role. DT Europe CEO Dominique Leroy moves into another NatCo Board seat, this time in Greece.

  • dtw100-tt-leroy-t-mobile-board

    T‑Mobile US boardroom given a refresh


    Newly‑appointed Telekom Deutschland CEO Srini Gopalan leaves US board, swapped for Dominique Leroy. hubraum’s Tazi and Group veteran Wilkins also join.

  • dtw099-tt-buyin-proximus-mwingz
    Partnerships & Alliances

    BuyIn drafted to help Proximus–Orange RAN meld


    Showcase outreach project for BuyIn JV. Operators looking at pooled buying as an antidote to Huawei clampdown, and resultant reduced vendor competition?  Proximus now has foot in both Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom partner camps.

  • Q2 FY20: Steadying European ship now a top DT priority
    Strategy & Change

    Q2 FY20: Steadying European ship now a top DT priority


    With the appointment of Dominique Leroy to lead Europe segment, DT appears to be ensuring it can attack regional revival from all sides. An outsider but not a maverick — Group continues ‘internationalisation’ of upper hierarchy but evidently does not want to rock boat in a time of crisis. ...