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    Latest Telefónica people moves: Group appoints Climate Change boss

    2021-05-11T14:53:00Z

    Sustainability a priority with new Chief of Climate Change post. Changes in Germany include a CEO swap at Omnichannel unit and exit of CISO Hollander. Provisional approval for the VM‑O2 merger sees a swathe of proactive appointments — but no room for a handful of O2 UK ...

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    Inglis out as BT continues Board refresh

    2021-05-11T13:08:49.447Z

    Another Board change as Mike Inglis, six‑year Non‑Executive Director, readies for his departure later this year. Sara Weller to (partly) fill his shoes on committees.

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    Kanaris takes helm at Vodafone Romania

    2021-05-10T12:15:00Z

    Senior-level musical chairs at eastern European OpCos. Murielle Lorilloux moves to Vodafone Business. Top spot at Vodafone Albania up for grabs.

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    Latest Deutsche Telekom people moves: Stenzel leaves DTCP

    2021-05-04T15:58:00Z

    DTCP MD, Advisory Till Stenzel makes tracks, while ex-BT CTIO Karonis is added to Advisory Council. Magenta Telekom’s Schauerhuber leaves after lengthy tenure. Cesar Martinez takes the helm at T‑Sys North America. New blood at T‑Mobile: Youngblood named Chief Security Officer.

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    Ex-BT CTIO Karonis takes Capgemini, DTCP roles

    2021-04-30T09:38:00Z

    Telco veteran Fotis Karonis joins Capgemini as 5G Edge EVP, making the most of past operator ties. Deutsche Telekom venturing vehicle DTCP also adds his name to Senior Advisory Council.

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    Latest Vodafone people moves: Chief Network Officers named across European footprint

    2021-04-30T08:23:00Z

    Following the lead of Vodafone UK Networks Director Andrea Donà, CNOs were named at a handful of European OpCos, including some external appointments. Former Vi executive Narayan takes Lyca Group CEO job and sets lofty ambitions for MVNO strategy turnaround.

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    Telefónica, Liberty lay out leadership for merged VM‑O2

    2021-04-27T07:52:00Z

    Telefónica and Virgin Media execs share the spoils 50:50 at the new venture, which is still pending regulatory approval. Jo Bertram and Gareth Turpin among the O2 names to get a seat, with Telefónica Argentina’s de Meo brought in as CIO. No room for O2’s HR guru ...

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    Latest BT people moves: strategic appointments in health and banking

    2021-04-26T13:08:00Z

    BT continues its effort to grow into the healthcare industry with accounts leaders named at Enterprise. Unilever CISO joins Group as cybersecurity VP. BT Global’s Rycx targets Simplify programme expansion for MNCs. Board changes at soon‑to‑be subsumed OnePhone.

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    T‑Mobile execs fill pockets after Sprint merger success

    2021-04-22T13:27:00Z

    SEC filings show a bumper pay‑day for new CEO Sievert and CFO Osvaldik. Predecessors Legere and Carter picked up sizable severance packages.

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    Openreach’s Milligan on importance of rural fibre

    2021-04-20T11:18:00Z

    Openreach executive sees fibre deployment as key to reversing rural to urban migration . Building broadband is not enough: more education is required to ensure higher take‑up . Need to ‘ join the dots ’ to ensure infrastructure and economic programmes are properly implemented .

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    Deutsche Telekom moves: Werner named Zesch’s Magenta B2B successor

    2021-04-19T15:28:00Z

    New Magenta CCO confirmed as Zesch readies to take CEO role elsewhere. Simone Wamsteker takes third seat at Detecon’s top‑table as HR lead. T‑Mobile US Chief of Staff heads off, as does Digital Security SVP.

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    Álvarez‑Pallete hails Spanish leadership in digital revolution

    2021-04-15T14:16:00Z

    Telefónica Executive Chairman says Spain is in a “ leadership position ” in digitisation, but requires a new “ framework ” to take full advantage. Data underlined as paramount, with a ‘social contract’ needed to ensure privacy and fair valuation.

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    Telefónica people moves: senior strategic appointments at Hispam

    2021-04-13T14:08:00Z

    Ancelovici and Caballero named Directors at Telefónica Hispam to lead business intelligence and development at the regional division. Competition policy head named at Group level. A new R D CFO in Chile.

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    BT people moves: Karonis replacement named at Enterprise

    2021-04-07T15:31:00Z

    Following the launch of BT Digital and BT Networks, Dave Matthews was appointed BT Enterprise CTIO to fill Karonis’ shoes. BT Non‑Executive Director Cheshire takes a Chairman role at Spire Healthcare. BT Global SVP Roger Woodend departs for AWS.

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    Schüler coronated as VM‑O2 CEO

    2021-04-07T12:34:00Z

    Lutz Schüler, dynamic Virgin Media chief, with a track record at O2 Germany, is to lead the new VM‑O2 joint venture, subject to competition clearance. O2 CFO and experienced merger overseer Patricia Cobian to take on the JV finance role. No room for O2 CEO Mark Evans. ...

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    DT’s long-running search for new chair continues

    2021-04-06T13:20:00Z

    A replacement for Deutsche Telekom’s outgoing Supervisory Board Chairman Lehner continues after tight‑lipped incumbent gave nothing away at Group AGM. External candidates considered. Disappointment of scuppered Harald Krüger appointment not yet rectified.

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    CEO Avidan leaves Deutsche Telekom IoT

    2021-04-01T12:46:00Z

    Dennis Nikles appointed new MD at DT IoT. After building DT’s independent IoT business, Avidan exits company “ at his own request ”.

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    Vodafone people moves: former execs take vendor CxO spots

    2021-03-30T13:34:00Z

    Recent Vodafone alumni changes include a Syniverse CEO; Avanti CTO; and LogMeIn CISO. Cloud Hosting guru Colin Barrett swaps to IoT in Ireland. Vodafone Albania commercial promotions. More Vi senior leadership changes: CFO out; regional CTO in.

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    Cheshire puts hat in the ring for BT chair job

    2021-03-29T11:03:00Z

    Current BT non‑exec seeking to buck the trend and encourage Group to look internally for du Plessis replacement. Cheshire brings considerable experience and strong political links, but may lack the skills needed for future battles.

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    Teoh throws in the towel at TPG Telecom

    2021-03-26T13:36:00Z

    Investors spooked by unexpected resignation of TPG Chairman, cutting share‑price by nearly 7%. Billionaire businessman Teoh vague about reasons for departure. Son Shane resigns from board as Non-Executive Director.