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DE-CIX appoints Stephan Rohloff as new CMO

12 Jan 2017

DE-CIX, named best internet exchange at the 2016 Global Carrier Awards, has announced Stephan Rohloff has been appointed into the newly created position of chief marketing officer (CMO).

Telenor reshuffles organisational structure

12 Jan 2017

Telenor Group has reshuffled its organisational structure and executive management team to deliver its digital strategy and transition into a more integrated global company.

MEF appoints SDN pioneer Dan Pitt as SVP

11 Jan 2017

Dan Pitt, an early champion of software-defined networking (SDN), has joined the MEF’s leadership team as senior vice president.

Equinix appoints Robert Busz as Poland MD

10 Jan 2017

Equinix has marked the end of its first year operating in Poland by appointing Robert Busz as managing director in the country.

Mobily appoints new CEO after end of Etisalat management deal

10 Jan 2017

Saudi Arabian operator Mobily has appointed a new CEO, just two weeks after the company ended its management contract with 27.4% shareholder Etisalat.

GBI board officially appoints CEO

09 Jan 2017

The board of directors of Gulf Bridge International (GBI) have named Amr Eid as its chief executive officer (CEO).

Former Telenor executive Rajeev Sethi to be CCO of Airtel Africa

06 Jan 2017

Bharti Airtel has appointed former Telenor executive Rajeev Sethi as its chief commercial officer for its African operations, replacing Raghunath Mandava, who became CEO of Airtel Africa on 1 January.

Dealmaker Genish joins Vivendi as head of convergence

05 Jan 2017

French media group Vivendi – a major shareholder in Telecom Italia – has appointed the former CEO of Telefónica Brazil to a senior position.

Trump adds two more advisers to FCC transition team

05 Jan 2017

Donald Trump has named two more advisers to his landing team for the Federal Communications Commission as he prepares to take the US Presidency later this month.

Former Airtel exec takes over as Deutsche Telekom Europe head

03 Jan 2017

Deutsche Telekom has restructured its top management by giving former Bharti Airtel executive Srini Gopalan responsibility for 11 European countries outside Germany.