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.