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    Ofcom chair-elect “lacks knowledge” on digital issues

    2022-04-04T15:34:00Z

    Lord Grade, set to take the chair at the UK’s media and telecoms regulator, lacks fundamental experience on key issues of social media and online platforms despite strength in broadcasting. Competitive and transparent telecoms industry among Grade’s priorities. Cronyism concerns after Grade’s appointment followed by Ian Cheshire’s move to ...

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    Vodafone people moves: Vi actions Digital shake‑up

    2022-03-31T11:45:00Z

    Indian operator Vi sees Chief Digital Officer Jain exit ahead of Consumer Digital function refresh. Operations and skills transformation appointments made at Group‑level. Italy’s INWIT JV names Technology and Planning leads in senior changes. TechCo transition takes hold at Vodafone Italy. Fintech vertical in the spotlight at Safaricom on ...

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    BT Sport boss exits ahead of Discovery merger

    2022-03-29T13:48:00Z

    Simon Green, Head of BT Sport since its inception, set to leave this week. BT Sport evolving as it prepares for Discovery tie‑up.

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    ISS UK&I CEO to drop Openreach Non‑Exec role

    2022-03-29T09:09:00Z

    Liz Benison departs to focus on regional CEO role at Openreach partner ISS. Ceeney named as her replacement and will take the role in May.

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    BT people moves: Enterprise names new central government lead

    2022-03-28T08:40:00Z

    Changes at Group aim to drive talent and leadership transformation. Digital grows with new Corporate Affairs Director and technical appointments in the UK and India. Enterprise accounts leadership swaps include changes at retail and logistics and central government verticals. Building Digital UK looks to populate new Board of Directors; ...

  • Openreach to create 4,000 jobs, aims for more diversity
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    Openreach to create 4,000 jobs, aims for more diversity

    2022-03-25T10:19:00Z

    Industry steps up efforts to attract more people in tight labour market and keep fibre rolling. “Unprecedented” demand gives candidates upper hand. BT and Openreach, as well as Virgin Media O2, tout apprenticeship plans. Signs of progress on gender diversity and hiring more women in traditionally male‑dominated roles.

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    BT pilots cyber‑training to bridge skills gap

    2022-03-21T14:07:00Z

    CAPSLOCK partnership aims to address cybersecurity skills shortage to fill “more technical roles” within BT. One part of the Group’s broader up‑skilling endeavours.

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    Telefónica people moves: VM O2 signings target cultural transformation

    2022-03-21T11:37:00Z

    VM O2 gives Culture Transformation titles to Brian Høi and Julie Sofie Thomsen, while Digital domain gets new People Director. Group‑wide IT and networks procurement swaps. Integrated Telefónica Tech UK&I cements healthcare focus with new account director. Vivo names IT directors for Operations and Cloud & Infrastructure leadership. Data ...

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    Vivo stalwarts exit in board reshuffle

    2022-03-18T14:56:00Z

    Telefónica’s Brazilian operator proposes changes to its Board of Directors, with Group shareholders BBVA and CaixaBank represented via newcomers Gual and Moreno. Former CEO Valente to leave, along with ex‑Group COO Linares, and others. Political figures also on the way out.

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    BT names drone chief to fuel unmanned aviation

    2022-03-15T14:25:00Z

    Dave Pankhurst appointed Drones Director at BT Digital’s newly‑formed Incubation unit. Drones highlighted as one of four key verticals for the startup creation and acceleration division.

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    Deutsche Telekom people moves: cloud changes at T‑Systems

    2022-03-14T14:48:00Z

    T‑Systems’ Cloud Services department makes changes across accounts, with movements in Automotive and Public Transport verticals. Krämer replaces Fleutiaux in senior T‑Sys spot. Google Cloud partnership gets new frontman in Queck. TMUS integrates rideshare acquisition Octopus Interactive. Wide‑reaching leadership team rework at TMUS heightens focus on enterprise and targets ...

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    T-Systems appoints new healthcare lead

    2022-03-10T13:37:00Z

    Gottfried Ludewig, German Ministry of Health alumnus, appointed to lead T‑Systems Health Industry. Tasked with driving growth in one of T‑Systems’ four primary verticals.

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    T-Mobile poaches new CTIO from Vodafone

    2022-03-09T16:50:00Z

    Vodafone’s Networks lead Thibaud Rérolle to join T‑Mobile Netherlands in the summer. Replaces outgoing Kim Larsen at TMNL as it prepares for an ownership change.

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    Telefónica‑Allianz fibre JV adds to management team

    2022-03-09T11:48:00Z

    Unsere Grüne Glasfaser names Jörn Schoof Chief Commercial Officer, set to utilise experience in regional fibre builds. UGG leadership team now filled out.

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    DT, IFM appoint chief exec for fibre JV

    2022-03-08T08:55:00Z

    Former Etisalat and Telefónica marketing executive appointed to lead DT’s full-fibre side hustle. Appointment made formal after spell working on setup of JV behind scenes.

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    T‑Mobile tech boss Larsen departs

    2022-03-07T11:10:00Z

    Dr. Kim Kyllesbech Larsen, a high‑profile tech figure within Deutsche Telekom, exits Dutch NatCo on gardening leave. Move comes with T‑Mobile’s private equity takeover nearing imminent completion.

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    Vodafone Spain names new Digital Director

    2022-03-03T09:52:00Z

    Esther Colmenarejo replaces Bosco Aranguren, who leaves to head DAZN’s Spanish operations. Appointment continues management revamp at challenged Spanish unit.

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    Höttges steps down from Henkel board

    2022-03-02T09:19:00Z

    DT CEO gives up another Supervisory Board seat following Bayern Munich exit. Höttges said to have announced Henkel decision internally back in September 2021.

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    Telefónica alumnus tapped for state’s expanded Indra interest

    2022-03-01T11:13:00Z

    Communications director Sergio Sánchez reportedly added to board at former Telefónica investment Indra Sistemas. News follows a 10% increase in the Spanish government’s shareholding in the company and adds to apparent power struggle in the boardroom.

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    DT’s former R&D head joins Riddle & Code

    2022-02-23T09:04:00Z

    Blockchain expert John Calian takes up co-CEO role. The Austrian blockchain company worked with T‑Labs on the Xride programme.