People Movement

This section deals with hiring, appointments, layoffs and all kind of people movement in the telecom industry – be it local or global.

Viacom18 Digital Ventures Appoints Gourav Rakshit As COO

Viacom18 Digital Ventures Appoints Gourav Rakshit As COO

May 2, 2019 at 1:10 pm 0 comments

Viacom18, today, announced the appointment of Gourav Rakshit as COO – Viacom18 Digital Ventures. He will be joining the organization in May 2019, and will be reporting to Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO & MD, Viacom18. “Our digital foray has grown exponentially since its inception 3 years back, with the sharply segmentedRead More

Snap Appoints Durgesh Kaushik To Head Market Development In India

Snap Appoints Durgesh Kaushik To Head Market Development In India

April 24, 2019 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, has hired Durgesh Kaushik as its Head, Market Development for India. Incidentally Kaushik becomes the first employee of Snap in India. Durgesh Kaushik will lead local market development activities including strategic partnerships, community development and overall ecosystem initiatives that support growth. Durgesh will initiallyRead More

Affle Appoints Gulrez Alam As Chief Investment & Strategy Officer

Affle Appoints Gulrez Alam As Chief Investment & Strategy Officer

April 22, 2019 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

Technology driven mobile advertising firm Affle has appointed Gulrez Alam as the Chief Investment & Strategy Officer to strengthen its leadership team and help drive growth for the Affle group. Gulrez will be driving Affle group’s strategy and investments and use his extensive experience in extending the Company offerings toRead More

Tata Comm Appoints Pathmal Gunawardana Head Of Americas Business

Tata Comm Appoints Pathmal Gunawardana Head Of Americas Business

April 17, 2019 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, has named Pathmal Gunawardana as its Head of Americas. In his new role, Gunawardana will be responsible for accelerating customer adoption of Tata Communications’ hybrid WAN, cloud enablement and business collaboration services across North and South America. The company said this appointmentRead More

McAfee Appoints Sanjay Manohar As India MD

McAfee Appoints Sanjay Manohar As India MD

April 17, 2019 at 4:09 pm 0 comments

McAfee Tuesday announced the appointment of Sanjay Manohar as managing director, India. He will be responsible for building and leading teams to drive product revenues, increase adoption of cloud-based products, strengthen customer relationships and execute on McAfee’s mission to keep the world safe from emerging cyberthreats. He will report directlyRead More

*astTECS Appoints Binish V J As Director, Sales

*astTECS Appoints Binish V J As Director, Sales

April 8, 2019 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Enterprise telecom technology products and Asterisk based Open Source communication solution provider *astTECS has appointed Binish V J as Director-Sales. He has also been inducted into the Board of Directors as a member. In his executive leadership position, Binish V J will be responsible for driving and leading sales growthRead More

ALE Appoints Filip Verstockt as Senior VP For EUNO Region And Claudio Soland For EUSO region.

ALE Appoints Filip Verstockt as Senior VP For EUNO Region And Claudio Soland For EUSO region.

April 5, 2019 at 5:29 am 0 comments

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, provider of enterprise communications solutions and services, has announced organizational changes and appointed two senior leadership for two different markets. ALE continues to accelerate the company’s transformation and build a stronger structure to support its business. These changes comprise the appointment of Filip Verstockt as Senior Vice-President forRead More

Huawei Appoints Bi Yunfeng As CEO Of India R&D Centre

Huawei Appoints Bi Yunfeng As CEO Of India R&D Centre

April 4, 2019 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

Huawei Thursday appointed Bi Yunfeng as the new Chief Executive Officer of its India research and development centre. The centre, called as Huawei Technologies India, is the company’s first and its largest overseas facility focused on developing software for end-to-end telecom solutions, IT & Cloud solutions, consumer devices, as well asRead More

Qualcomm CFO George Davis Quits, Joins Rival Intel Same Day

Qualcomm CFO George Davis Quits, Joins Rival Intel Same Day

April 3, 2019 at 9:16 am 0 comments

Qualcomm has informed that its CFO George Davis quit the company after a six-year service. However, it is bit surprising that Davis’ departure from Qualcomm became effective on the some day. It became more interesting that within hours of this announcement, Intel announced that Davis joined the firm as itsRead More

Spirent Appoints Amdocs Group President Eric Updyke As New CEO

Spirent Appoints Amdocs Group President Eric Updyke As New CEO

April 1, 2019 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

Global test and measurement firm Spirent Communications Monday appointed Eric Updyke as its new CEO. Eric joined from global communication experience solutions firm Amdocs where he worked as Group President. Though Eric Updyke joined Spirent today, he will formally take up the role of CEO following the company’s AGM on 1Read More