Telefónica People Moves – Page 3

  • Elsewhere in Telefónica Group: Álvarez‑Pallete gets pay pump

    Elsewhere in Telefónica Group: Álvarez-Pallete gets pay pump


    Álvarez-Pallete’s salary increases by nearly 70% in 2021 thanks to bonus for closure of Telxius tower divestment and O2 UK merger.

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    New CEO in at Tesco Mobile


    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


    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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    Telefónica-backed content studio renews board


    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


    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


    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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    Telefónica-Allianz fibre JV adds to management team


    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


    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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    Telefónica alumnus tapped for state’s expanded Indra interest


    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

    Telefónica Deutschland extends Haas deal


    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

    VM O2 CTO Jeanie York tackles convergence complexity


    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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    Telefónica Tech names advisors to aid growth drive


    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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    Telefónica’s Álvarez-Pallete elected to GSMA top spot


    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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    Telefónica shuffles and slims security unit leadership


    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

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


    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

    Telefónica gets union backing for staff redundancy plan


    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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    Former Telefónica exec takes Sky Mexico helm


    Luis Malvido, ex-CEO at Telefónica businesses in Argentina, Brazil, Czech Republic, and Venezuela, takes the lead at Mexican rival.

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    Telefónica reshapes board of directors


    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


    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


    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.