Telefónica People Moves – Page 2

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    People

    New CEO in at Tesco Mobile

    2022-05-11T10:51:00Z

    Change of leadership at UK’s largest MVNO. New CEO again drawn from ranks of Virgin Media O2 co-parent Tesco.

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    Telefónica people moves: advisory swaps at Tech

    2022-04-14T09:35:00Z

    Telefónica Tech adds Jaime Bergel and Eva Fernández to its Advisory Board, taking membership to 14. New operations lead added to Technology functions in Brazil and Germany. Jaime Smith Basterra replaces long-serving Telefónica non-executive Peter Erskine on the O2 Germany Supervisory Board. VM O2 commits to establishing a FinOps ...

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    People

    Telefónica-backed content studio renews board

    2022-04-08T12:56:00Z

    Buendía Estudios elects Gayo Chair, with equal representation from Telefónica and co-parent Atresmedia. Telefónica influence through Movistar’s Oslé, Movistar Plus+’s Burzako, and HQ’s Navarro.

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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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    People

    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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    Content & TV

    Movistar Plus+ lays out international content distribution strategy

    2022-03-08T13:10:00Z

    Movistar Plus+ Internacional division established to drive original, Spanish-language productions in overseas markets. Buendía Estudios and Sony executive Valenzuela installed to lead the unit. Content partnerships prioritised, with distribution brought closer in-house.

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    People

    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.

  • Telefónica Deutschland extends Haas deal
    People

    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.

  • VM O2 CTO Jeanie York tackles convergence complexity
    People

    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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    People

    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.

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    People

    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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    People

    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.

  • Elsewhere in Telefónica Infra-Tech: Asterion hits the M&A trail
    Strategy & Change

    Elsewhere in Telefónica Infra-Tech: Asterion hits the M&A trail

    2022-01-05T15:00:00Z

    Infra buddy Asterion on the acquisition trail; NB-IoT ecosystem expands; partner signed for Mexican security expansion.

  • Telefónica gets union backing for staff redundancy plan
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    Telefónica gets union backing for staff redundancy plan

    2022-01-01T18:17:00Z

    Unions accept latest redundancy and payments offer as operator seeks to slim Spanish workforce once again. Group offers a higher pay increase of 1.5% for 2023 and extended eligibility criteria for long-term employees. Move adds to similar, smaller plans at rivals Orange and Vodafone as Telefónica’s home market faces ...

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    People

    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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    People

    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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    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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    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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    People

    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.