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    Deutsche Telekom people moves: Petri named Deputy CSO

    2021-02-18T08:42:00Z

    20‑year veteran Axel Petri named Deputy CSO under Thomas Tschersich. In‑house consultancy makes exec swaps. New CFOs installed at T‑Systems in Brazil and the Netherlands. Changes at T‑Mobile US’s Emerging Technologies unit: Dwayne Benefield and Ivo Rook leave; Julie Goldthwait steps up.

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    BT people moves: Groth joins Data & AI team

    2021-02-16T13:36:00Z

    BT continues Digital refresh: Group Data & AI Solutions unit further fills out with Groth joining to lead partnerships. Weston picks up Transformation Performance remit at Global. Chet Patel takes Americas MD spot at Global, with Vanderick holding fort as MD, Commercial. James Lilley to drive all‑IP for Openreach ...

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    Colao appointed digital minister in Italy’s new government

    2021-02-15T14:55:00Z

    The former Vodafone CEO is set to play a key role in Italy’s digital transformation over the coming two years.

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    Deutsche Telekom IT lets employees choose their own managers

    2021-02-15T11:34:00Z

    Group’s agile working frontrunner Deutsche Telekom IT to act as internal prototype for a new method of filling management positions.

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    How a choice of shoelaces helped change Deutsche Telekom’s fortunes

    2021-02-12T14:42:00Z

    Former Deutsche Telekom chief René Obermann recalls how John Legere’s unusual footwear played its part in his appointment as T‑Mobile US CEO. Convinced he had the right man, Obermann avoided exposing Legere too early to conservative types at head office in case it scared him off.

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    Telefónica people moves: Garcia ascends to TIP directors board

    2021-02-12T14:35:00Z

    Juan Carlos Garcia becomes the face of Telefónica’s collaborative innovation endeavour by succeeding David del Val at 5TONIC and Telecom Infra Project. Michael Falkensteiner takes on German brand leadership. Another former O2 exec joins Deutsche Glasfaser management.

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    Former EE chief Swantee joins Vodafone Board

    2021-02-11T13:48:00Z

    Olaf Swantee will join the Group’s Board of Directors in July, pending approval. The former EE and Sunrise CEO has also spent time at Orange, Telia, and T‑Mobile US.

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    Vantage Towers taps Ericsson sales guy for Germany push

    2021-02-10T14:00:00Z

    Peter Zehetner joins Vodafone’s TowerCo spinout as Managing Director in Germany. Formerly Ericsson’s Commercial Director in western Europe, Zehetner brings years of sales experience to the Vantage team. Winning business from Drillisch, Germany’s would-be fourth MNO, high on the things-to-do-list.

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    Vodafone people moves: new lead to drive Group transformation plans

    2021-02-10T11:06:00Z

    New Transformation Director in as CFO mulls yet another step‑up in efficiencies plans. New CEO Aksoy formally takes over at Vodafone Turkey. Vantage Towers inaugurates its Supervisory Board with Grube as Chair. CISO swap at India’s Vi.

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    Deutsche Telekom movers: T‑Systems NL CFO exits

    2021-02-03T08:59:00Z

    Departures include T‑Systems Netherlands CFO and Group TV platform development lead. Deutsche Telekom bolsters EU policy efforts. Former Telekom Deutschland boss joins board of telco IT player LotusFlare.

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    Osborne to become Vodafone’s deal-making wingman

    2021-02-02T09:58:00Z

    Ex-UK Chancellor likely to be involved in future Group acquisitions after agreeing to join M A chaperone Robey Warshaw.

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    Serrahima on the up as Telefónica targets multi brand

    2021-01-29T09:13:00Z

    As Telefónica aims to make customer experience a key differentiator in its domestic market, Pedro Serrahima, the executive behind O2’s Spanish launch takes charge of the drive. Marisa Urquía also promoted to oversee transformation projects as Executive Chairman Gayo slims down the executive committee.

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    Telefónica people moves: Goncharov, Mesloh to lead German sales

    2021-01-27T09:37:00Z

    Alpha moonshot unit completes transition as CEO Williams begins new venture. Newly established internal‑external venture unit Wayra Builder gets a head. Goncharov appointed to lead O2 Germany’s enterprise unit.

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    BT’s Jansen set to add Sharp Shuter to evolving dream team

    2021-01-25T12:31:00Z

    BT Enterprise successor Rob Shuter to land at the start of February. Shuter and Chief Digital Innovation Officer Harmeen Mehta fill out Jansen’s A‑Team , leading “ furious ” pursuit of transformation goals. New hires complement other Group rising stars, adding gusto to the Jansen ...

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    Deutsche Telekom people moves: Sourek to drive Magenta brand

    2021-01-20T08:55:00Z

    UK Global Business Solutions unit gets a new Managing Director as part of planned succession. Magenta brand leadership changes in Austria. Lee and Roszatycki climb the T‑Mobile US ladder.

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    CTO O’Reilly exits O2

    2021-01-19T12:25:00Z

    Brendan O’Reilly appointed Global CTO at infrastructure provider BAI Communications, leaving a gap at the top of O2 UK ahead of its impending Virgin Media merger. BAI hoping to tap O’Reilly’s 5G and network sharing expertise.

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    Vantage Towers CEO says he’s no Vodafone lackey

    2021-01-18T14:06:00Z

    Vivek Badrinath emphasises operational and strategic independence from Vodafone. CEO claims Europe is 20 years behind the USA in commercialisation of towers. Newspaper interview used to defend upcoming listing on Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

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    Vodafone people moves: Deutsche Glasfaser taps Vodafone again

    2021-01-13T10:21:00Z

    New MNC marketing head at Vodafone Business. Two more Vodafone Germany execs head to fibre altnet Deutsche Glasfaser. Vodafone Hungary appoints replacement Deputy CEO for pivoting Budai.

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    BT people moves: network strategy and internal learning changes

    2021-01-11T09:00:00Z

    Lovelock takes internal learning spot to action Blewitt’s ecosystem development. Adrian Joseph adds Direct Line to his portfolio. Sports Rights MD Haworth makes tracks. Former BT fleet CEO takes to Enterprise.

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    BT’s Ainley takes Ericsson UK&I top‑spot

    2021-01-08T13:14:00Z

    Former Ventures MD Katherine Ainley will be CEO for the vendor’s UK and Ireland operations from February. BT Ventures dismantlement nears completion. Ainley to lead Ericsson through key 5G rollouts.