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.