People Movement

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

NVIDIA appoints Colette Kress as CFO

NVIDIA appoints Colette Kress as CFO

September 17, 2013 at 7:32 am 0 comments

NVIDIA has announced that it has named Colette Kress, a 24-year veteran of the tech industry, as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Kress, age 46, whose appointment takes effect later this month, reports to Jen-Hsun Huang, NVIDIA’s president and chief executive officer. “We have searched extensively for theRead More

Deepak Khanna Joins Rcom as Enterprise Business CEO

Deepak Khanna Joins Rcom as Enterprise Business CEO

September 6, 2013 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

Reliance Communications today appointed Deepak Khanna as CEO of its enterprise division.. Prior to joining RCom, Deepak was the joint CEO of Tulip Telecom. He had resigned from his services in Tulip Telecom in June this year. Deepak khanna also had worked in leadership role with Bharti Airtel in theRead More

Alcatel-Lucent appoints Jean Raby as chief financial & legal officer

Alcatel-Lucent appoints Jean Raby as chief financial & legal officer

August 29, 2013 at 5:05 am 0 comments

Alcatel-Lucent today announced the appointment of Jean Raby as chief financial & legal officer, effective September 1, 2013. Jean Raby will relocate to Alcatel-Lucent’s headquarters in Paris. Jean Raby served as a partner and managing director in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs until the end of 2012. InRead More

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire

August 24, 2013 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

Microsoft has announced that chief executive officer Steve Ballmer has decided to retire as CEO within the next 12 months, upon the completion of a process to choose his successor. In the meantime, Ballmer will continue as CEO and will lead Microsoft through the next steps of its transformation toRead More

Ericsson appoints Mats Norin as head of Modems

Ericsson appoints Mats Norin as head of Modems

August 16, 2013 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

Ericsson today announced the appointment of Mats Norin as vice president and head of Modems. In this new role, effective August 2, 2013, Norin will also take a seat on Ericsson’s global leadership team, reporting to chairman of business unit modems and head of group function strategy, Douglas Gilstrap. BusinessRead More

Juniper Networks CEO Kevin Johnson to retire

Juniper Networks CEO Kevin Johnson to retire

July 30, 2013 at 12:49 am 0 comments

Juniper Networks has announced that the company’s chief executive officer, Kevin Johnson, will retire once a successor is named. Johnson will continue to serve in his current capacities while an orderly transition is accomplished. The company’s board of directors has formed a search Committee of independent directors to lead aRead More

Nigeria first lady appointed ITU Child Online Protection champion

Nigeria first lady appointed ITU Child Online Protection champion

July 30, 2013 at 12:42 am 0 comments

The first lady of Nigeria Dame Patience Jonathan was formally appointed Champion for Child Online Protection at a ceremony in Geneva. ITU launched the Child Online Protection (COP) initiative in 2008 as part of the overall thrust to strengthen cybersecurity. It brings together partners from various sectors to ensure aRead More

Dhanya Thakkar joins as MD, Trend Micro

Dhanya Thakkar joins as MD, Trend Micro

July 30, 2013 at 12:17 am 0 comments

Trend Micro has announced the appointment of Dhanya Thakkar as managing director, Trend Micro for India & SAARC. The appointment of Thakkar, a leading information security executive, indicates the renewed focus of Trend Micro in providing momentum towards the further growth of the company. With global experience at numerous start-upsRead More