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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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Optima names Kezman as H1 Telekom board president

Croatian operator Optima Telekom has announced that Zoran Kezman and Tomislav Tadic have joined the H1 Telekom as new board members. Both are members of the board of Optima and have been transferred to H1 Telekom to prepare its merger with Optima following the approval of the Agency for the Protection of Competition. READ MORE: Croatia’s Vipnet to seek protection…

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CK Hutchison and VEON announce Jeffrey Hedberg as new Wind Tre CEO

CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. and VEON Ltd., joint owners of Wind Tre, today announce the appointment of Jeffrey Hedberg as Chief Executive Officer of Wind Tre. The 50/50 joint venture, Italy’s leading mobile telecommunications operator, has been operating as a single company since the beginning of January 2017, under the leadership of Maximo Ibarra. With the first phase of the…

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Berg named president of Bitkom

Achim Berg, the former head of Microsoft Germany and partner at Flixbus and Mabcon, has been named the new president of German digital industry association Bitkom. Achim is also on the board of Giesecke & Devrient and Allianz and was previously chairman of Arvato. He replaces Thorsten Dirks, the former E-Plus CEO, who did not stand for re-election. Berg will…

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Sunrise Announces Robert Wigger As New Chief Business Officer

As announced on May 11, 2017 along with the financial results for the first quarter, former Sunrise Chief Business Officer Max Nunziata has decided to step down for personal reasons. His successor could not be announced at the time, for contractual reasons. ‘We are happy to announce today that Robert Wigger has been appointed as the new Chief Business Officer. Robert…

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Geert Standaert, Chief Technology Officer of Proximus, receives Mobile Europe’s Regional CTO of the Year award

On Wednesday 24 May, in London, Geert Standaert, Chief Technology Officer of Proximus, received Mobile Europe’s Regional CTO of the Year award. Last December, Mobile Europe launched the search for Mobile Europe’s fourth annual CTO of the Year. Geert Standaert was already nominated last year. This year he has now won the Regional CTO of the Year award. The award…

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Telekom Romania to dissolve third of management positions

Telekom Romania launched a major restructuring process which will result in the deletion of a third of its 600 management positions, according to local paper Ziarul Financiar citing data provided on 22 May by HR representatives at a new meeting with trade unions. READ MORE: Telekom Romania Announces Extended Data Traffic Available With Its New Mobile Service Subscriptions, At Rates Starting…

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