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.