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  • Telefónica Deutschland extends Haas deal
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    Telefónica Deutschland extends Haas deal

    2022-02-22T12:40:00Z

    Markus Haas will remain as CEO until the end of 2025, stretching his stay at the company to 24 years across various roles. Telefónica Deutschland cites Haas’ successful execution of “ambitious plans” as key reason behind extension.

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    Vodafone people moves: eyes on public sector in enterprise swaps

    2022-02-16T16:03:00Z

    New enterprise segment leads in Italy, Spain, the UK, and others, with public sector account growth among the primary targets. Scott Petty adds Vodafone weight to TM Forum initiative. Governance and regulatory spots filled across the operator’s footprint. Group loses quintet of IoT developers to rival BT as health‑tech ...

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    BT people moves: BT Federal fills out

    2022-02-10T10:12:00Z

    Mike Barthlow appointed CEO at BT’s US public sector division, with senior reports changed in parallel. BT’s healthcare focus tightened with a new HealthTech Incubator under Harmeen Mehta’s Digital domain and strategic health programme lead named at Enterprise. Openreach Service Delivery changes as Olly Kunc ships out.

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    Ex-Telekom Deutschland CEO takes chair at altnet

    2022-02-07T16:38:00Z

    Niek Jan van Damme appointed Chairman at NGN Fiber Network to support expansion ambitions under Eurofiber partnership. van Damme the second ex-Deutsche Telekom name to join the altnet this year.

  • VM O2 CTO Jeanie York tackles convergence complexity
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    VM O2 CTO Jeanie York tackles convergence complexity

    2022-02-07T16:00:00Z

    York opens up on bringing together technology, products, and teams. CTO, CIO, and CDO are separate but collaborate. New Volt converged service is result of squad way of working.

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    Vodacom payment specialist XLink appoints MD

    2022-02-07T12:18:00Z

    Majority‑owned secure payments processor XLink Communications appoints Thanusha Govender with a ‘stay‑the­‑course’ mandate. Former Absa strategy lead replaces stalwart Marnewick.

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    Telefónica people moves: Colombian fibre JV names leadership

    2022-02-04T15:34:00Z

    Telefónica Colombia’s fibre‑building joint venture with KKR launches with a familiar top‑team. Collaborative initiatives see Group execs take board seats at GSMA and IndesIA. VM O2 continues to make sweeping changes to senior leadership, with former O2 UK execs Bailey and Soto finding new roles elsewhere.

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    Telefónica Tech names advisors to aid growth drive

    2022-02-04T15:14:00Z

    Acquisitive division lists inorganic expansion as key motivator for the creation of a new Advisory Board. Twelve experts drawn from Group, Tech, and external sources.

  • Mehta brings new talent to BT Digital
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    Mehta brings new talent to BT Digital

    2022-02-03T15:32:00Z

    Vodafone Smart Tech creator Tom Guy to head Incubation unit. New team aligns with Mehta’s desire for “crazy people” to create disruptive services.

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    Ex-Vodafone exec to lead Etisalat International

    2022-02-03T14:46:00Z

    Mikhail Gerchuk takes charge of Etisalat’s international division. Joins Hatem Dowidar, Etisalat Group CEO and fellow Vodafone alumnus.

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    Openreach’s McTighe ‘steps away’ from Ofcom chair search

    2022-02-02T11:52:00Z

    Mike McTighe, Openreach Chairman, reportedly withdraws from the search for an Ofcom chair. Now nearly two years in the making, the process is yet to find a clear frontrunner despite a number of names floated. Ex‑BBC supremo Michael Grade is the latest hat in the ring.

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    Telefónica’s Álvarez‑Pallete elected to GSMA top spot

    2022-02-01T14:34:00Z

    Group Executive Chairman takes to the helm, replacing Orange’s Stéphane Richard. “Strategic direction” under Álvarez‑Pallete’s oversight for two‑year tenure.

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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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    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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    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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    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.