New chief executive for Net Insight

TV infrastructure provider Net Insight has named Fredrik Tumegård as its new CEO, replacing Fredrik Trägårdh, who is leaving after seven years. Tumegård is currently vice-president, northern Europe at NEC, and previously held senior roles at TeliaSonera International Carrier and Huawei Technologies. He will take up his new post by October 1 at the latest. […]

BT names new CEO

BT has announced that Gavin Patterson is to succeed Ian Livingston as CEO of BT Group. Livingston, who has been given a role in government as minister of state for trade and investment, will continue as chief executive of BT until he steps down from his post and from BT’s Board in September. Livinston will […]

SES CEO to step down

SES president and CEO Romain Bausch is due retire from the satellite operator after more than 18 years in the job, with board member Karim Michel Sabbagh named as his successor.  Bausch informed the SES board of directors that he plans to step down at the next annual general meeting of shareholders in April 2014, […]

TeliaSonera appoints former Vodacom exec as CEO

Nordic telco TeliaSonera has appointed former Vodacom International CEO, Johan Dennelind, as its new president and CEO.  Dennelind will take up the position on September 1, but will be available to the company from the beginning of next month. He takes the role from acting CEO Per-Arne Blomquist, who will revert back to his position of […]

Cosmos TV Belarus hires former KGB chief Zaitsev as CEO

Belarusian pay TV provider Cosmos TV Belarus has named Vadim Zaitsev as its new CEO and has announced a new supervisory structure based on a supervisory board and directorate, with the stated aim of improving corporate governance.  Zaitsev’s previous career was in the state security services. After serving as the deputy chief of the Belarusian […]

Shazam appoints new chief exec ahead of IPO

Second screen app and media recognition specialist Shazam has appointed former Yahoo! executive Rich Riley as its new CEO, shifting long-term boss Andrew Fisher to the new full-time role of Executive Chairman as it gears up for a planned IPO.  The hire marks the latest addition to Shazam’s executive team, following the recent appointment of […]

Arianespace names new CEO

Satellite launch provider Arianespace has named Stéphane Israël as its new chairman and CEO. Israël, who will take up his post on Monday, previously held various positions at EADS, Astrium Space Transportation and Astrium Services and was appointed as France’s minister for industrial renewal in May 2012. He replaces Jean-Yves Le Gall, who has been […]

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