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    DT moves AI beyond the lab with new lead

    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 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

    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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    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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    Appel pick for new chair creates controversy

    2021-12-21T14:33:00Z

    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.

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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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    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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    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.

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    Deutsche Post’s Frank Appel linked with DT chair

    2021-12-06T14:56:00Z

    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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    Deutsche Telekom people moves: healthcare VP named at T‑Sys

    2021-12-02T03:13:00Z

    Udo Lingen gets T‑Systems VP, Healthcare role following deal with Google Cloud for enterprise sovereign cloud services in DACH region. Newly divested Telekom Romania fixed unit poaches senior figures as it slowly fills out a leadership team following Orange buyout. Rook returns to DT via IoT partner 1NCE. Former ...

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    1NCE recruits Rook to lead expansion plans

    2021-12-01T12:02:00Z

    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

    2021-11-30T14:23:00Z

    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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    Vodafone people moves: enterprise executives reshuffled

    2021-11-24T15:55:00Z

    Several senior swaps at Vodafone Business, including a new Chief Marketing Officer and a handful of leadership changes at key verticals. TPG Telecom announces next CFO to fill vacant seat, and new CISO added. Vodafone Spain rejigs senior executives, splits Technology function.

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    BT people moves: new chief at BT Defence

    2021-11-15T14:58:00Z

    Cole takes reins from retiring Boyle at BT Enterprise’s Defence division. Architecture directors named at BT Digital. EE’s Bennett joins host of former BT execs at challenger Freshwave. Shuter’s innovation and investment arm Division X makes two senior changes.

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    Telefónica people moves: Tech configures board

    2021-11-10T08:29:00Z

    Cerdán inaugurated as President, with Colchero, Eguiron, and Prendes in tow at Telefónica Tech. Telefónica Peru names new CFO in effort to align business with the Group’s regional vehicle Telefónica Hispam. Virgin Media O2 continues to confirm team, with senior VM figures retaining titles.

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    Dunne moves upstairs as Brouillette takes lead at Verizon

    2021-11-09T14:13:00Z

    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.