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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise appoints CEO

21 Apr 2016

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE) has appointed Jack Chen as CEO, replacing acting CEO Jeff Ma.

MyRepublic appoints ex-Vodafone head as group CFO

12 Apr 2016

Singaporean broadband Internet provider MyRepublic has appointed Lavinia Koh as the company’s chief financial officer.

Philippe Vallée to take over as Gemalto's new CEO in September 2016

05 Apr 2016

Gemalto has announced that its CEO Olivier Piou will retire from the company in August 2016, with present COO Philippe Vallée expected to assume his position.

GTT appoints VP to boost carrier business

31 Mar 2016

GTT Communications has announced the appointment of Simon Waller as its vice president of carrier business in EMEA and APAC.

Telecom Italia names Flavio Cattaneo as new CEO

31 Mar 2016

Telecom Italia has appointed Flavio Cattaneo as its new CEO, replacing Marco Patuano who stepped down earlier this month.

tyntec's Trapp steps down as CTO

22 Mar 2016

Thorsten Trapp, CTO of tyntec, has stepped down from his role, Capacity has exclusively learned.

Claro Brasil president to head up Colombian operations

21 Mar 2016

Carlos Zenteno, president of Claro Brasil, is to step down from his presidency to lead Claro Colombia’s operations, effective April 4, 2016.

BT appoints Simon Lowth as group finance director

18 Mar 2016

BT has appointed Simon Lowth, previous finance director of BG Group, as its group finance director and executive board director.

Telstra appointments signal focus on technology

16 Mar 2016

Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and SingTel Optus head Kevin Russell have joined Telstra’s management team.

Gulf Bridge International appoints acting CEO

14 Mar 2016

Gulf Bridge International (GBI) has announced the appointment of Amr Eid as acting CEO, effective immediately.

Deutsche Telekom appoints T-Systems CFO

07 Mar 2016

Deutsche Telekom has appointed Christoph Ahrendt as CFO of its business customers segment T-Systems, effective March 3, 2016.

PTCL announces next president and CEO

03 Mar 2016

Pakistan Telecommunication Company (PTCL) has announced that Daniel Ritz will succeed Walid Irshaid as president and CEO of the PTCL group.

Telefónica Argentina names replacement president

01 Mar 2016

Telefónica has named Federico Rava as president of its Argentinian unit, replacing Luis Blasco.

Cisco’s Overbeek named CEO of location cloud firm

29 Feb 2016

Edzard Overbeek, presently a strategic advisor at Cisco, has been named as chief executive of digital mapping company Here, effective March 1 2016.

Level 3 CEO on leave of absence

26 Feb 2016

Level 3 Communications’ chief executive is taking a temporary leave of absence, effective immediately.

FiberLight appoints SVP of sales

25 Feb 2016

FiberLight has named Jim Hintze as SVP of sales in charge of its dark fibre, wavelength and metro Ethernet services.

CSG names president of global carrier business

23 Feb 2016

CSG International has announced that Phillip Yoo will now serve as the president of CSG’s global carrier business.

Zayo appoints CTO and general counsel

23 Feb 2016

Zayo has announced that Dave Jones and Wendy Cassity will take on roles as CTO and general counsel respectively, effective immediately.

Orange appoints MD of international carriers

22 Feb 2016

The Orange group has announced the appointment of Pierre-Louis de Guillebon as managing director of International Carriers, effective April 1 2016.

Level 3 names North America and APAC president

19 Feb 2016

Level 3 Communications has appointed Laurinda Pang as regional president of North America and Asia Pacific (APAC).

Spark Connect names leader as unit splits

19 Feb 2016

Spark New Zealand has appointed Mark Beder to lead Spark Connect on the back of the unit's split.

MTN South Africa appoints CIO

18 Feb 2016

The MTN group has appointed Benjamin Marais as its new South African CIO, effective 1 March 2016.

Epsilon co-founder joins NFV mobile start-up

17 Feb 2016

Andreas Hipp, co-founder of Epsilon, has joined the leadership team of Cirrus Core Networks, a US-based NFV start-up in the mobile industry.

Airtel appoints chairman and COO in new-look African unit

17 Feb 2016

Bharti Airtel has appointed a chairman and COO for its redesigned cluster-based Africa operations.

Vodafone Ghana appoints two senior management roles

15 Feb 2016

Vodafone Ghana has announced two senior management appointments in its commercial and money functions of the business.

NTT subsidiary appoints new president

11 Feb 2016

NTT Communications' data centre subsidiary RagingWire has named Douglas Adams as its new president effective immediately.

Telenor Serbia names CEO

05 Feb 2016

Telenor has appointed Ingeborg Øfsthus as CEO of Serbia and EVP of the Telenor group effective March 2016.

Telstra to appoint new wholesale group executive

04 Feb 2016

Telstra is set to appoint Will Irving as group executive of Telstra wholesale.

AT&T shuffles executives in shift towards mobile video

03 Feb 2016

AT&T has appointed mobile chief Ralph de la Vega vice chairman and placed him in charge of its business and international units while John Stankey, who led DirecTV, internet and TV units, was named CEO of the entertainment group.

Cisco executive steps down

02 Feb 2016

Cisco’s EVP and chief development officer Pankaj Patel is to step down from his position in the second half of 2016.

Virgin Mobile appoints Saudi Arabia CEO

01 Feb 2016

Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa (VMMEA) has appointed Fouad Halawi as chief executive of its operations in Saudi Arabia.

BT's wholesale chief resigns

29 Jan 2016

BT’s CEO of wholesale business Nigel Stagg is stepping down after 36 years at the company.

GENBAND appoints EVP of global sales and marketing

20 Jan 2016

GENBAND has appointed Patrick Joggerst as EVP of global sales and marketing at the company.

Rossabi appointed MD of Telx

20 Jan 2016

Anthony “Tony” Rossabi has been appointed managing director of Telx following Digital Realty’s acquisition of the company last year.

Zain Group appoints chief risk officer

19 Jan 2016

Zain Group has appointed AbdulGhaffar Setareh to the newly created role of chief risk officer.

BT appoints Watson as CEO of BT TSO and CIO

19 Jan 2016

BT has appointed Howard Watson as CEO of Technology, Service and Operations (BT TSO) and group chief information officer.

Axiata appoints three senior executives

15 Jan 2016

Axiata Group has appointed three executives in a bid to strengthen its management team.

T-Mobile Poland reveals chairman

14 Jan 2016

T-Mobile Poland has appointed Andreas Bierwirth as chairman of its supervisory board.

VimpelCom appoints chief digital officer

14 Jan 2016

VimpelCom has appointed Christopher Schlaeffer as chief digital officer, effective January 17 2016.

TeliaSonera nominates board members

13 Jan 2016

TeliaSonera’s nomination committee has proposed the election of Susanna Campbell, Anna Settman and Olaf Swantee as board members.

TeliaSonera appoints COO

12 Jan 2016

TeliaSonera has appointed Anders Olsson, present EVP of strategic projects, as COO and head of global services and operations as well as member of the group’s executive management team.

NetIX appoints CEO and CFO

11 Jan 2016

NetIX Communications has appointed Ken Lefkowitz and Mariyan Rangelov as respective CEO and CFO of the company.

BT appoints Clive Selley as CEO of Openreach

11 Jan 2016

BT Group has appointed Clive Selley, its present chief information officer and CEO of its BT technology, service and operations (TSO) business to lead Openreach.

TDC appoints executive to TDC Business arm

07 Jan 2016

Denmark’s TDC has appointed Marina Lønning as senior executive vice president of TDC Business and member of TDC’s executive committee.

Truphone appoints new CEO

06 Jan 2016

Global mobile network operator Truphone has appointed Ralph Steffens as CEO.

Batelco appoints CEO

04 Jan 2016

Bahrain’s Batelco has appointed Ihab Hinnawi as chief executive at the company.

EE's Swantee to depart

04 Jan 2016

Olaf Swantee, CEO of EE, will step down shortly after the completion of BT’s acquisition of the company.