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Etisalat appoints CEO of Sudanese subsidiary

15 Dec 2014

Etisalat as today revealed the appointment of Sulaiman Salim Al-Kaabi as acting CEO of its Sudanese subsidiary, Canar.

Windstream replaces CEO

12 Dec 2014

Jeff Gardner has stepped down from his position as president and chief executive at Windstream, to be replaced by Tony Thomas.

Daisy appoints CEO

11 Dec 2014

Unified communications provider Daisy has appointed Neil Muller, UK MD of Computacenter, as its CEO.

Alcatel-Lucent appoints EMEA head

10 Dec 2014

Alcatel-Lucent has today announced the appointment of Willem Hendrickx as president of the French vendor’s Europe, Middle East and Africa operations.

Telenor CEO steps down from VimpelCom board

09 Dec 2014

Telenor CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas has stepped down from the supervisory board of VimpelCom.

SK Telecom appoints CEO

09 Dec 2014

SK Telecom has appointed Jang Dong-hyun as its president and CEO.

Tigo Ghana appoints mobile head

08 Dec 2014

Tigo Ghana has appointed Tara Squire as head of the company’s mobile unit.

Batelco Bahrain appoints acting CEO

05 Dec 2014

Batelco has appointed Muna Al Hashemi as acting CEO of its operations in Bahrain; the first female to hold a chief executive position in the country’s telecoms industry.

MTN SA appoints chief enterprise officer

03 Dec 2014

MTN South Africa has appointed Alpheus Mangale as chief enterprise officer at the company.

Belgacom appoints CFO

02 Dec 2014

Belgium’s Belgacom has appointed Sandrine Dufour as chief financial officer at the company.

Millicom CEO to step down

02 Dec 2014

Millicom president and CEO Hans-Holger Albrecht is to step down at the end of the year.

Orange Business Services appoints Africa VP

01 Dec 2014

Orange Business Services (OBS) has appointed Giorgio Heiman as VP of Africa at the company, effective immediately.

Telenor reshuffles CEOs at Bangladesh and Indian operations

28 Nov 2014

Telenor Group has appointed Vivek Sood as CEO of its Indian mobile unit Uninor and Rakeev Sethi as CEO of its Bangladeshi unit Grameenphone.

TI Sparkle CEO being considered for Telecom Argentina role

28 Nov 2014

Telecom Italia is reportedly considering TI Sparkle CEO Elisabetta Ripa for the CEO post at Telecom Argentina.

Digital Realty appoints CEO

25 Nov 2014

Digital Realty has appointed William Stein as CEO.

Mobily CEO suspended following auditing errors

24 Nov 2014

Saudi Arabian operator Mobily has suspended CEO Khalid Omar Al Kaftook, after an auditing error led the company to restate 18 months of previously-announced earnings.

New Megaport CEO to drive global expansion

19 Nov 2014

Capacity Asia day 2 – Megaport has appointed Denver Maddux as CEO at the company and expects this to drive its strategy of making aggressive international expansions over the next 18 months.

Wataniya Palestine appoints CEO

13 Nov 2014

Palestine’s number two operator, Wataniya Palestine, has appointed Durgham Maraee as chief executive at the firm; its parent company Ooredoo told reporters today.

Juniper Networks CEO departs

11 Nov 2014

Juniper Networks CEO Shaygan Kheradpir resigned on Monday November 10, following a review by the networking company’s board into his handling of negotiations with an unnamed customer.

KPN appoints CCO

11 Nov 2014

The Netherlands’ KPN has today announced the appointment of Frank van der Post as chief commercial officer at the company.

Nokia Networks appoints EVP of services business

07 Nov 2014

Nokia Networks has appointed Igor Leprince as executive vice president (EVP) of global services at the company.

Zayo executive joins IIX

04 Nov 2014

Capacity Europe day 2 – Former Zayo executive Steve Williams has joined US-based solutions provider IIX as senior vice president of sales.

SoftBank executive joins Sprint as CTO

31 Oct 2014

Sprint has appointed SoftBank executive Junichi Miyakawa as chief technical officer.

CenturyLink appoints CTO

29 Oct 2014

CenturyLink has appointed Aamir Hussain as chief technology officer and executive vice president at the company.

BroadSoft appoints CMO

24 Oct 2014

BroadSoft has announced the appointment of Taher Behbehani as chief marketing officer at the company.

Orange board appoints director

23 Oct 2014

Orange has today announced the co-opting of Mouna Sepehri as a director of the board, following a proposal from the committee for governance and social & environmental responsibility (CGRSE).

IIX acquires Allegro Networks

22 Oct 2014

IIX today announced its acquisition of UK-based software and interconnection company Allegro Networks.

Colt appoints CFO

17 Oct 2014

Colt Group has today announced the appointment of Hugo Eales as chief financial officer at the company, effective November 1 2014.

Dimension Data launches managed cloud services

14 Oct 2014

ICT services and solutions provider Dimension Data has launched managed cloud services via its G-Cloud platform.

Global Cloud Xchange appoints general counsel

13 Oct 2014

Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) has appointed Vanina de Verneuil as its general counsel.

Altice to bid for Portugal Telecom?

08 Oct 2014

Luxembourg’s Altice is reportedly in talks with Oi over a bid for Portugal Telecom that could be worth up to $8.8 billion.

Michael Xu appointed as CEO of Pacnet Business Solutions

08 Oct 2014

Asia-Pacific-based Pacnet has appointed Michael Xu as CEO of its joint venture subsidiary in China.

Airtel Kenya appoints executives

06 Oct 2014

Bharti Airtel has announced the addition of Topyster Muga and Venkateshwaran (Venkat) Ramakrishnan to its executive team in Kenya.

Verizon appoints CMO

03 Oct 2014

Verizon Communications has appointed Diego Scotti as its chief marketing officer.

Windstream appoints interim CFO

02 Oct 2014

Windstream has announced Bob Gunderman as interim CFO at the company, following the departure of Tony Thomas, who has left his position to head up Windstream’s real estate spin-off.

Orascom Telecom Media and Technology appoints CEO

01 Oct 2014

Egypt’s Orascom Telecom Media and Technology (OTMT) has announced the appointment of Ahmed Abou Doma as CEO, following the resignation of Karim Beshara.

Telenor CEO to exit role in 2015

29 Sep 2014

Jon Frederik Baksaas, CEO at Norway’s Telenor, is to exit his role at the end of 2015, the company’s board told reporters today.

Eircom CEO steps down

29 Sep 2014

The chief executive of Ireland’s Eircom, Herb Hribar, has stepped down from his position, following the company’s recent decision not to go ahead with an IPO.

TSTT appoints CEO

23 Sep 2014

The Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has appointed Ronald Walcott as CEO, the state-controlled telecoms provider said in a statement.

Windstream adds directors to the board

10 Sep 2014

Windstream has announced the appointment of William LaPerch and Michael Stoltz to the company’s board of directors.

Tata CFO to depart

05 Sep 2014

Tata Communications has announced that its CFO, Sanjay Baweja, will be leaving the organisation to pursue other opportunities.

Nokia Networks appoints LatAm head

04 Sep 2014

Nokia Networks has appointed Dimitri Diliani as VP of Latin America at the company, following the resignation of Almir Narcizo.

Vodacom names Cuba as new chief strategy officer

03 Sep 2014

African operator Vodacom has announced the appointment of Yolanda Cuba as its new chief officer for strategy and business development.

Dtac appoints Brekke as interim CEO

02 Sep 2014

Thai mobile operator Total Access Communication (Dtac) has announced vice chairman Sigve Brekke will take over as acting CEO following the resignation of Eddy Abdullah.

Batelco Bahrain CEO resigns

01 Sep 2014

The CEO of Batelco Bahrain, Rashid Abdulla, has resigned with no given reason, according to a statement released by the company on Sunday.

AT&T to merge mobile and business units

27 Aug 2014

AT&T has revealed plans to merge its mobile and fixed-line business units into a single division.

Telecom Argentina appoints new CEO

18 Aug 2014

Telecom Argentina has reportedly appointed Oscar Cicchetti as its new CEO.

Manitoba Telecom Services’ CEO retires

13 Aug 2014

Pierre Blouin, chief executive at Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS) is planning to retire from his post later this year.

Telkom South Africa CFO steps down

11 Aug 2014

Telkom South Africa’s CFO, Jacques Schindehutte, has resigned with full benefits, following a suspension late last year.

Portugal Telecom CEO steps down

08 Aug 2014

Henrique Granadeiro has resigned from his position as CEO at Portugal Telecom, following a bad debt deal.

Brightstar CEO to bring Sprint up to speed

07 Aug 2014

Bolivian billionaire and new Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure is expected to refocus the company following its failure to acquire T-Mobile US.

Telecom Argentina CEO to take up Telecom Italia role

01 Aug 2014

Telecom Argentina’s CEO Stefano De Angelis has resigned from his position and will take up a new managerial role at Telecom Italia.

Wateen Telecom appoints CEO

28 Jul 2014

Wateen Telecom, sister company of Warid Telecom in Pakistan, has announced the appointment of Rizwan Tiwana as CEO.

Level 3 expands executive team following tw acquisition

22 Jul 2014

Level 3 has announced plans to expand its executive team by integrating two tw telecom executives, following its acquisition of the company last month.

Nokia appoints new head for CEWA region

16 Jul 2014

Nokia Networks has appointed David Gaul as head of Central, East and West Africa (CEWA).

CEC Liquid Telecom appoints Zambia MD

15 Jul 2014

Liquid Telecom and Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) have appointed Andrew Kapula as managing director of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia.

TalkTalk appoints chief technical officer

02 Jul 2014

TalkTalk has appointed Gary Steen as its CTO.

International Cable Protection Committee appoints GM

02 Jul 2014

Keith Schofield has been appointed GM of the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC).

Zain Group appoints CCO

01 Jul 2014

Kuwaiti operator Zain has appointed Duncan Howard as CCO of the Zain Group.

Omantel appoints CEO

30 Jun 2014

Oman Telecommunications (Omantel) has appointed Talal Said Marhoon Al Mamari as CEO at the firm.

Wataniya appoints CEO

24 Jun 2014

National Kuwaiti telco Wataniya has today announced Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Mohammed al-Thani as its CEO.

Telefónica Czech Republic appoints CEO

09 Jun 2014

Tomas Budnik, former executive at financial group PPF, is set to replace Luis Malvido as CEO of Telefónica Czech Republic.

NBN appoints two new executives

06 Jun 2014

Australia’s state-owned National Broadband Network Company (NBN) has named two new executives as part of CEO Bill Morrow’s plans to restructure the company.

Ericsson selects region heads

04 Jun 2014

Swedish vendor Ericsson has appointed heads of three regions, as part of its strategy to strengthen its position as a global player.

OnMobile appoints new CEO

02 Jun 2014

Mobile service provider OnMobile Global has appointed Rajiv Pancholy as its new CEO following the resignation of co-founder Mouli Raman as CEO earlier this month.

Orange appoints French treasury chief as CFO

28 May 2014

French operator Orange has appointed the country’s treasury chief Ramon Fernandez as the company’s new CFO.

TeliaSonera appoints head of corporate development

02 May 2014

TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) has appointed Henriette Wendt as head of group corporate development.

Ericsson names new CSO

30 Apr 2014

Swedish vendor Ericsson has appointed Rima Qureshi as the group’s new chief strategy officer (CSO).

Nokia appoints new CEO as it launches company strategy

29 Apr 2014

Finnish vendor Nokia has appointed Rajeev Suri as group CEO, following the completion of the sale of its handset business to Microsoft.

Batelco appoint Alan Whelan as new CEO

07 Apr 2014

Bahraini operator Batelco has announced the appointment of Alan Whelan as group CEO.

Telekom Austria appoints CMO for Macedonian subsidiary

26 Mar 2014

Telekom Austria has appointed Gernot Rasch as CMO of its Macedonian subsidiary, Vip operator.

Tele2 appoints new CFO

20 Mar 2014

Nordic telco Tele2 has appointed Allison Kirkby as its new CFO, in one of a number of changes the company has made to its management.

Verizon appoints head of global wholesale

13 Mar 2014

Verizon has appointed Eric Cevis as president of global wholesale at the company.