Telekom Austria CEO to leave at the end of July

Telekom Austria today announced the unexpected resignation of its CEO Hannes Ametsreiter, who will leave the company at the end of July. Ametsreiter had a contract up to the end of 2016 with the option to extend it by a …

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Telstra names new CFO to replace Penn

Australia’s largest operator Telstra has appointed Warwick Bray as CFO, replacing Andrew Penn who starts as CEO tomorrow. Telstra previously named Penn to replace David Thodey as CEO, who announced his retirement in February after six years at the helm. …

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Saudi Telecom appoints insider to top job

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has chosen Khaled bin Hussain Biyari, who already holds a handful of important roles within the operator, as its new CEO — nearly two years after his predecessor departed. Biyari (pictured), who currently serves as SVP …

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UK regulator Ofcom announces new chief

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom announced that Sharon White, currently a senior civil servant at the treasury, will replace Ed Richards as its chief executive in March next year. Richards announced in October his intention to step down from the role …

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Telenor appoints new CEOs for Bangladesh, India

Telenor Group announced that its operations in India and Bangladesh will have new CEOs from 1 December. Vivek Sood will rejoin Uninor to become CEO after holding the same position at Grameenphone since January 2013. Owing to Sood’s departure from …

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