Turkcell names Terzioglu as CEO 26 Mar 2015 Turkish operator Turkcell has appointed Kaan Terzioglu as chief executive, replacing Sureyya Ciliv. Wind Mobile shakes up executive board 24 Mar 2015 Canada's Wind Mobile has appointed former head of Public Mobile Alek Krstajic as CEO, in a shake-up of its board which also includes the departure of founder Anthony Lacavera. Huawei appoints Southeast Asia head 23 Mar 2015 Chinese vendor Huawei has appointed David Sun as president and chief executive officer of its Southeast Asian operations. Syniverse appoints CFO and development EVP 20 Mar 2015 Service provider Syniverse has appointed Robert Reich as chief financial officer; as his predecessor David Hitchcock moves on to the position of EVP of global product management and development at the company. Alcatel-Lucent appoints officers in Nigeria, Turkey and Azerbaijan 16 Mar 2015 French vendor Alcatel-Lucent has appointed country senior officers in Nigeria, Turkey and Azerbaijan. GBI CEO exits role 12 Mar 2015 Ahmed Mekky, chief executive at Gulf Bridge International (GBI), has stepped down from his position, the company said today. Telekom Austria Group appoints COO 05 Mar 2015 The supervisory board at Telekom Austria Group (TAG) has today revealed the appointment of Alejandro Plater as chief operating officer (COO) at the company, in a “unanimous” decision. SES appoints chief development officer 02 Mar 2015 Luxembourg’s SES has appointed Christophe De Hauwer as chief development officer (CDO) at the company, and member of its executive committee. Syniverse appoints CEO 26 Feb 2015 Syniverse has appointed Stephen Gray as president and chief executive at the company, effective immediately. Ciena appoints CMO 19 Feb 2015 US vendor Ciena has appointed Marcus Starke as SVP and chief marketing officer at the company. Huawei appoints non-executives to UK board 16 Feb 2015 China’s Huawei has appointed an independent non-executive chairman of its UK subsidiary, Huawei Technologies, as well as two independent non-executive directors. Telenor appoints chief executives in Thailand and Malaysia 12 Feb 2015 Norway’s Telenor Group has appointed chief executive officers of its Thai and Malaysian operations. Clatterbuck appointed SEACOM CEO 09 Feb 2015 Byron Clatterbuck has been appointed chief executive at cable operator SEACOM. Dimension Data on recruitment drive 04 Feb 2015 Dimension Data is to hire an additional 300 data centre experts over the next 18 months. O2 appoints enterprise sales head 03 Feb 2015 Mobile operator O2 has appointed former Samsung UK mobile and IT head Simon Stanford as head of enterprise sales. Telstra appoints CIO 02 Feb 2015 Telstra has appointed Erez Yarkoni as its CIO. Digital Realty announces management changes 30 Jan 2015 Digital Realty’s CTO Jim Smith and David Schirmacher, SVP of operations, will switch roles, effective March 1. Turkcell CEO to step down 29 Jan 2015 Sureyya Ciliv, chief executive at Turkish mobile operator Turkcell, is to leave his position as of January 31, 2015. Transbeam appoints SVP of sales and marketing 28 Jan 2015 US data, voice and IT service provider Transbeam has appointed Jim DaBramo as its SVP of sales and marketing. AT&T fully acquires Mexico’s Iusacell 23 Jan 2015 AT&T is officially entering the Mexican market with the acquisition of Mexican mobile operator Iusacell. Sri Lanka Telecom appoints chairman 23 Jan 2015 The Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) Group has appointed PG Kumarasinghe – brother of the Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena – as chairman at the company, according to local reports. Retelit appoints CEO 21 Jan 2015 The board of directors at Italy’s Retelit announced this week the appointment of Federico Protto as chief executive at the company. Saudi Telecom appoints CEO 20 Jan 2015 Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has appointed Khalid bin Hussain Biyari as chief executive at the company; nearly two years since the resignation of his predecessor. Ericsson EVP joins Vodafone 15 Jan 2015 Johan Wibergh, executive vice president and head of segment networks at Ericsson, is leaving his position to take on the role of chief technology officer at Vodafone. GCX appoints Gina Haspilaire as SVP of HR and corporate affairs 14 Jan 2015 Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) has announced the appointment of Gina Haspilaire as senior vice president of human resources and corporate affairs. Cloudmark appoints CEO 14 Jan 2015 Security solutions provider Cloudmark has appointed George Riedel as chief executive at the company. Alcatel-Lucent appoints Bhaskar Gorti as president of IP Platforms 13 Jan 2015 Alcatel-Lucent has appointed former Oracle executive Bhaskar Gorti as president of its IP platforms business. Anam targets African growth with new appointment 12 Jan 2015 A2P mobile software service provider Anam Technologies has appointed Francois Van Zyl as regional director for Africa at the company, in a bid to drive its presence in the region. Aria Networks appoints CEO 08 Jan 2015 UK-based NAS provider Aria Networks has announced the appointment of Steve Newton as chief executive. Hibernia Networks appoints CCO 07 Jan 2015 Hibernia Networks has appointed Omar Altaji as chief commercial officer at the company, effective immediately. Alcatel-Lucent appoints CEO for China operations 06 Jan 2015 Alcatel-Lucent has appointed Luis Martinez-Amago as CEO of Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell (ASB). ADVA appoints CFO 05 Jan 2015 ADVA Optical Networking has appointed Ulrich Dopfer as chief financial officer at the company; effective January 1 2015.