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Strategy & Change

BT seeks to electrify procurement with Faraday subsidiary

Managers for strategic procurement categories being recruited, including network, connectivity, and marketing. Data science remains prominent. New subsidiary’s standalone status emphasised, evidencing detachment and perhaps also ambition. 



Latest Deutsche Telekom people moves: Sourek to drive Magenta brand

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.



CTO O’Reilly exits O2

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.