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MTS Names Roy Hess as CEO

MTS – Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd. (Nasdaq Capital Market: MTSL), a global provider of telecommunications expense management (TEM) and enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions, and video advertising solutions for online and mobile platforms, today announced that it has appointed Mr. Roy Hess as the Company’s CEO. Mr. Hess is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience building successful global businesses in…

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Telecom Italia set to appoint Amos Genish as CEO

Telecom Italia (TIM) is set to appoint Amos Genish as its new chief executive, four sources close to the matter said on Wednesday, in a choice seen as French media group Vivendi further stamping its authority over the Italian phone group. Genish was appointed general manager for operations at Telecom Italia (TIM) in July after the phone group parted ways…

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A1 CEO may leave due to irreconcilable differences with Telekom Austria CEO

The CEO of Austrian operator A1 may be set to change, based on recent comments from the Telekom Austria management in the press, reported Der Standard. Chairman of the Supervisory Board Wolfgang Ruttenstorfer called in an interview with the Kurier for a clarification of the recent reports of a management dispute at the partially state-owned enterprise. “When there are irreconcilable…

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Bite Lithuania appoints new head of corporate communication

Mobile operator Bite Lithuania has appointed Antanas Bubnelis its new head of corporate communication and PR, reports Vz.lt. Bubnelis will replace Zana Jankeviciene, who resigned earlier this month. Bubnelis will start working on 18 September. Bubnelis worked as PR head at the fixed operator Teo from 2007 to 2014 and head of the corporate communication and PR unit from 2014…

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Former Telekom Malaysia CTO Giorgio Migliarina joins Accenture

Accenture has appointed Giorgio Migliarina as Communications & Media industry lead for Asia-Pacific (APAC), effective immediately. In his new role, Migliarina is responsible for business development and operations in the region and for helping clients shape and deliver large-scale company transformation programs. Migliarina joined Accenture from Telekom Malaysia, where he worked from 2009 and spent eight years as chief technology…

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PwC appoints new telecoms strategy director to grow deals business

PwC hires Brian Burns as a director to continue expanding its technology, media & telecommunications (TMT) deals strategy and operations team in London Burns joins from telecoms consulting and research firm, Analysys Mason, with nearly 10 years’ experience in telecoms strategic advisory work.   He advises leading firms and investors in the sector on market, strategic and commercial considerations, and…

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Microsoft reorganizes entire sales organization

Microsoft is reorganizing its entire sales organization to better focus on its fast-growing cloud-computing business, according to an internal memo sent to employees on Monday morning. Most people believe this reorganization is likely to include layoffs — although none have been formally announced — and some do not believe cuts will be very deep, Business Insider reports. Internally, there are…

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Telecom Italia CEO set to step down by July 27 – sources

Telecom Italia (TIM) (TLIT.MI) Chief Executive Flavio Cattaneo is set to step down in the next few days after clashing with top shareholder Vivendi (VIV.PA), six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday. Four of the sources said Cattaneo’s departure would likely be announced by July 27, when the company’s board meets to discuss first-half results. A top…

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Van Damme quits early as head of Deutsche Telekom Germany; Woessner returns

Deutsche Telekom is Europe’s biggest telecoms group by sales, and is active dozens of countries, concentrated on Europe and the United States. Its German business generated revenue of 22 billion euros ($25 billion) and adjusted operating profit of 8.8 billion euros in 2016. Germany is Deutsche Telekom’s second-biggest market after the United States. The company is investing heavily at home to…

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