People Movement

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

Huawei appoints Suresh Reddy as VP, Enterprise

Huawei appoints Suresh Reddy as VP, Enterprise

October 18, 2013 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Huawei India has announced the appointment of Suresh Reddy as vice president, Enterprise Business Group. Suresh brings along rich experience of 14 years and has worked in various leadership roles. He has worked with organizations like HCL Infosystems, Dell, HP India, Oracle and GE. His last assignment was with HCLRead More

Franco Bernabe resigns, Jon Frederik Baksaas takes as acting chairman, GSMA

Franco Bernabe resigns, Jon Frederik Baksaas takes as acting chairman, GSMA

October 16, 2013 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

The GSMA today announced that Franco Bernabe has resigned as the chairman, GSMA and Jon Fredrik Baksaas, president and CEO, Telenor Group and current deputy chairman,  GSMA will take on the role of acting chairman effective immediately. The GSMA will hold an election amongst its board members and will announceRead More

Telecom Italia chairman, Franco Bernabe resigns

Telecom Italia chairman, Franco Bernabe resigns

October 4, 2013 at 8:13 am 0 comments

The chairman of Telecom Italia Franco Bernabe has resigned from his office. Bernabe was an executive, not independent, director and was the chairman of the Executive Committee. The board expressed its gratitude to Franco Bernabe for the great commitment and substantial managerial contribution offered over the years spent guiding theRead More

Vodafone group CFO, Andy Halford to leave Vodafone

Vodafone group CFO, Andy Halford to leave Vodafone

October 3, 2013 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

Vodafone Group today announced that its group chief financial officer (CFO), Andy Halford, has informed the board that he intends to leave the Group at the end of March 2014 after the conclusion of Vodafone’s transaction with Verizon Communications. The board has decided to appoint Nick Read as group chiefRead More

Wipro appoints Ireena Vittal to its board

Wipro appoints Ireena Vittal to its board

October 1, 2013 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

Wipro, a leading global IT, Consulting and Outsourcing company today announced the appointment of Ireena Vittal, an acclaimed strategic consultant on emerging markets, agriculture and urban development to its board of directors. Vittal, a former partner with McKinsey, will serve as an independent member on the board and brings withRead More

Samsung Networks appoints Simon Beresford-Wylie as global executive advisor

Samsung Networks appoints Simon Beresford-Wylie as global executive advisor

October 1, 2013 at 8:09 am 0 comments

Samsung Electronics has announced the appointment of Simon Beresford-Wylie as global executive advisor to its Networks Business. Simon will play an important role in planning and executing the globalization strategy of Samsung’s mobile network business and will strengthen Samsung’s ambitions to accelerate networks business globally . Simon is a renownedRead More

Eric Xu to head Huawei

Eric Xu to head Huawei

September 30, 2013 at 3:41 pm 0 comments

Eric Xu will be the acting CEO of Huawei from October 1st 2013 to March 31st 2014, according to Huawei rotating CEO system policy. He will be the third acting CEO. The other two rotating CEOs were Guo Ping and Hu Houkun (Ken Hu). The rotating CEO acts as theRead More

V R Kirubakaran, Country Manager, Intelliverse

Intelliverse appoints V R Kirubakaran as Country Manager

September 26, 2013 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

Intelliverse, a cloud-based communications provider, has appointed V.R. Kirubakaran as the Country Manager for its India operations. In this role, VRK will drive customer acquisition, channel partner expansion and oversee the strategic direction of the company in India. Apart from his involvement in the planning activities for the Indian marketRead More

Ericsson appoints Anders Thulin as Sr VP, Business Excellence and CIO

Ericsson appoints Anders Thulin as Sr VP, Business Excellence and CIO

September 25, 2013 at 9:59 am 0 comments

Ericsson has announced the appointment of Anders Thulin as senior vice president Business Excellence and CIO for the Ericsson Group. Anders Thulin will report to Ericsson president and CEO Hans Vestberg and be a member of the Ericsson Leadership Team. As of October 1, 2013, Thulin will head the newlyRead More

Yugal Kishore Sharma joins DEN as president, broadband

Yugal Kishore Sharma joins DEN as president, broadband

September 17, 2013 at 10:43 am 0 comments

Yugal Kishore Sharma has joined DEN Networks as president, Broadband to spearhead the company’s foray into broadband internet services. Yugal joins DEN from Tikona Digital Networks, a wireless broadband company with a 4G license where he was the COO. Prior to Tikona, he has worked with Polycom as regional directorRead More