All People articles – Page 13

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    Telefónica shuffles and slims security unit leadership


    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 lead


    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 AI-infused voice technology as a business enabler. Nemat giving thought to AI implications for society and suggests there should be a ‘Hippocratic Oath’ for AI ...

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


    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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    Ex-BT chair teed up to lead UK audit regulator


    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


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

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    Appel pick for new chair creates controversy


    Appel’s dual role at Deutsche Post and DT criticised as sending the “wrong signal”. Both Groups take steps to counter violation of German Corporate Governance Code.

  • 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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    Telefónica reshapes board of directors


    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.

  • Berroeta shuffles leadership team again

    Berroeta shuffles leadership team again


    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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    Movistar Money JV rejigs leadership


    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.

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    Deutsche Post’s Frank Appel linked with DT chair


    Deutsche Telekom’s long-running search for its next chairman looks set to come to a close before the end of the year, with Deutsche Post CEO Frank Appel rumoured to be leading the pack. DT CEO Tim Höttges reportedly to be given mandate extension.

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    1NCE recruits Rook to lead expansion plans


    Former T-Mobile and Vodafone IoT lead Ivo Rook takes Chief Operating Officer title at Deutsche Telekom investment 1NCE. IoT platform provider and DT strategic partner 1NCE targets “global” expansion, leveraging Rook’s broad industry experience.

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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.

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    Dunne moves upstairs as Brouillette takes lead at Verizon


    Former O2 UK CEO steps aside as head of Verizon’s fixed-mobile consumer business. New role will see Dunne act as Strategic Advisor to Verizon Chairman. Change comes as new allegations linked to O2’s role in Phones 4u demise continue to emerge.

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    BT’s new function to commercialise network assets


    Recently-formed BT Networks seeks new revenue streams, with initiative led by finance and procurement veteran Paul Crouch. One of many efforts to identify commercial opportunities from existing assets and infrastructure as competition hots up.

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    EE–Three network sharing JV MBNL confirms King as MD


    Gervase King coronated as MD at MBNL. Permanent appointment fills gap left by Pat Coxen, who moved to BT Consumer last year.

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    Openreach names new fibre delivery guy


    Change at top of Fibre & Network Delivery unit as Matthew Hemmings comes in for Kevin Murphy. Internal hire sees Hemmings take lead of team focused on expanding Openreach’s UK-wide fibre network.

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    Vodafone twins management of international B2B units


    Partner Markets’ CEO Diego Massidda takes on ownership of Carrier Services division. Move adds to wider rework of Group’s international B2B functions as Vodafone seeks post-pandemic growth revival and more joined-up go-to-market approach.

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    DT–Orange procurement alliance BuyIn names new device boss


    Sharaf steps up to lead Devices & Platforms, taking the reins from Kohler.

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    Swantee ends fleeting spell on Vodafone board


    As-yet-unrevealed clash of interests prompts former EE CEO to leave Group after less than two months. Move comes amid M&A action in both UK and Netherlands.