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    Colao in running to be Italy’s next PM

    2022-01-26T15:03:00Z

    Former Vodafone CEO seen as potential replacement for Mario Draghi. Process to elect new Italian president reaches fourth round of voting.

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    Latest Deutsche Telekom people moves: senior Technology & Innovation changes

    2022-01-24T13:32:00Z

    Changes in AI, network automation, and R&D leadership to bring in the new year, with a fresh CTO to boot. Leroy’s Europe domain draws regional talent for new commercial team, while SoHo and SME segments get attention in central and Eastern outposts. T‑Systems’ Posset confirms Poland and Romania as ...

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    Latest Vodafone people moves: IoT.nxt strengthens US outpost

    2022-01-20T16:30:00Z

    Vodacom’s IoT specialist IoT.nxt built up its USA play with Trevor DeLew named SVP, Sales. Vodacom Mozambique names a new CEO. Vodafone Spain shuffles strategy and sales directorships. Floundering Vi makes yet more changes to its enterprise unit as Arvind Nevatia forms his team.

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    Openreach’s Service Delivery chief Olly Kunc exits

    2022-01-20T11:17:00Z

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

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    Latest BT people moves: ESG key in New Year changes

    2022-01-17T08:54:00Z

    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

    2022-01-14T11:08:00Z

    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

    2022-01-13T14:05:00Z

    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.

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    Telefónica shuffles and slims security unit leadership

    2022-01-12T13:07:00Z

    Telefónica Ingeniería de Seguridad takes on parent’s corporate leadership model. Changes to chairman and a handful of directors, with Group executives swapped for Tech names.

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    DT moves AI beyond the lab with new appointment

    2022-01-11T15:46:00Z

    DT’s new Head of AI Jan Hofmann signals broadening approach. Predecessor Claudia Pohlink takes on new role at Deutsche Bahn. Emphasis increasingly placed on voice technology as a business enabler.

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

    2022-01-04T12:21:00Z

    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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    Latest Deutsche Telekom people moves: 6G next on the networks list

    2021-12-31T08:30:00Z

    Chalkiotis to lead the Group’s 6G interests alongside networks role. Greiner named new DT regulatory affairs head to lead EU relationship. DT–Orange procurement JV BuyIn names Canadian MD to drive partnerships with recent joiner Bell Canada.

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    Ex-BT chair teed up to lead UK audit regulator

    2021-12-22T10:55:00Z

    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.

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    Former Telefónica exec takes Sky Mexico helm

    2021-12-22T10:17:00Z

    Luis Malvido, ex‑CEO at Telefónica businesses in Argentina, Brazil, Czech Republic, and Venezuela, takes the lead at Mexican rival.

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    DT’s pick for new chair comes under fire

    2021-12-21T14:33:00Z

    Appel’s dual role at Deutsche Post and DT criticised as sending the “wrong signal”. Move set to violate German Corporate Governance Code. DT CEO Höttges indicates he did not force an early extension of his contract.

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    Claure to add entrepreneurial energy to DT board

    2021-12-17T12:40:00Z

    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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    Telefónica reshapes board of directors

    2021-12-17T10:13:00Z

    Group cuts board seats from 17 to 15, with representation from shareholders BBVA and CaixaBank halved. Ignacio Moreno and Jordi Gual to instead shift to roles at Telefónica España and Brazil’s Vivo.

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    Latest Vodafone people moves: Vodacom board readies for renewal

    2021-12-16T14:06:00Z

    Vodacom Group governance is set for change ahead of 2022 AGM. Networks leadership change at Vodafone Germany on the cards with Suceveanu named interim chief. Society and communications thinktank Vodafone Institute loses its head to Google. Australia’s TPG Telecom makes wide ranging changes to management team, with unified Technology ...

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    Berroeta shuffles leadership team again

    2021-12-14T15:07:00Z

    Technology roles brought together under ex‑MTN CTIO Chiarelli. Cooney to lead unified Consumer domain. Leadership now bedded in after 18 months of integration.

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    Latest Telefónica people moves: wholesale lead named at VM O2

    2021-12-10T14:28:00Z

    VM O2 appoints Diego Tedesco to lead its Fixed Wholesale business in challenge to incumbent Openreach. SME‑focused team also filled in at newly‑merged UK operator, with appointments in marketing, products, and sales. Telefónica Tech draws in new faces from across the Group footprint.

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    Movistar Money JV rejigs leadership

    2021-12-07T13:59:00Z

    Lending JV Telefónica Consumer Finance reshuffles board, with changes aligned to adjustments by Group and co‑parent CaixaBank. Telefónica’s María Jesús Almazor swapped for Oscar Candiles as a JV representative.