List of Personnel News Articles

New Boss at Virgin Mobile's Middle-Eastern Ops
Virgin Mobile's middle-eastern operations have named Fouad Halawi as its new CEO, replacing Karim Benkirane. more

Virgin Media to Cut 900 UK Jobs
UK based Virgin Media is expected to make around 900 jobs redundant over the next couple of years. more

Vodafone Fined for Employee Bullying
Vodafone New Zealand has been ordered to pay an employee compensation after it was found to have discriminated against the person. more

Batelco Names New Group CEO
Batelco has announced the appointment of Ihab Hinnawi as its Group CEO. Mr. Hinnawi has held the role of Acting Group CEO since February 2015. more

New CEO Named for Vodafone Qatar
Vodafone Qatar has appointed Ian Gray as its CEO with immediate effect, the Vodafone affiliate has announced. Ian Gray is currently the Chairman of Vodafone Egypt. more

Three Moves Call Centre Roles from India to Ireland
Hutchison 3G Ireland (Three) has completed the transition of all customer care calls from Mumbai to Ireland. more

Graphene teams up with two-dimensional crystals for faster data communications
Driven by the internet of things and 5G, data communication bandwidth is growing exponentially, thus requiring even faster optical detectors that can be integrated into photonic circuits. more

CWC's Chris Dehring Departs
Cable & Wireless Communications has announced that Chris Dehring, Chairman of LIME Jamaica and a member of the senior executive team, has decided to return to the forays of entrepreneurship more

Senior Regulator Takes Over Top Job at China Mobile
China Mobile announced on Monday that Shang Bing has replaced Xi Guohua as board chairman. more

Batelco Appoints Muna Al Hashemi as Bahrain CEO
Batelco Chairman Shaikh Hamad Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa has announced the confirmation of Muna Al Hashemi as Batelco Bahrain's CEO. more

Vodafone Announces 1,300 Job Cuts
Vodafone has announced that it plans to cut around 1,300 jobs at its Spanish operations, representing about a fifth of its workforce. more

Bharti Airtel Taps MTN Executive to Boost African Operations
Bharti Airtel has poached a senior MTN executive to head up some of its African operations. more

Huawei Names New Middle-East Head
Huawei has announced a new head for its operations in the Middle East, Charles Yang. more

Qualcomm Appoints Frank Meng as Chairman of Qualcomm China
Qualcomm announced the appointment of Frank Meng as chairman of Qualcomm China and the departure of Xiang Wang, senior vice president and president of Qualcomm Greater China. more

Huawei to train 1,000 African students over the next five years
Huawei says that over the next five years, 1,000 students across Africa will join its technical training program, Seeds for the Future, building ICT capabilities in Africa. more

Apple Promotes Jony Ive to Chief Design Officer
Apple has promoted the designer, Sir Jony Ive to head all its design processes across the entire organisation. more

BSNL Staff Shot During Militant Attack
Three staff working for India's state-owned telco, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) north Kashmir have been shot during a militant attack. more

New CEO Named for Digicel Bermuda
Digicel Bermuda has announced that Chief Financial Officer, Robin Seale has been promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer replacing Alistair Beak more

Ericsson to build New Research and Development Centre in Montreal
Ericsson is to relocate its Montreal-based R&D and Services Centre to a new site, also in the same city. more

Slowing Down to Speed Up
What started as a grassroots effort among a few colleagues to meditate during the lunch hour has now grown into an officially supported 10-week long program at Intel. more

AT&T Fires Senior Exec Following Racial Slur
USA based AT&T has fired one of its company Presidents who had become the subject of a US$100 million lawsuit against the company following allegations of sending racially offensive images on his mobile phone. more

Nokia Names Exec to Drive Alcatel-Lucent Takeover
Nokia has announced the appointment of Jorg Erlemeier as the Integration Planning Head for the integration of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent to follow the proposed combination of the two companies. more

Digicel Names New CEO for Grenada Subsidiary
Digicel Grenada has announced the appointment of Ciarán Burke as its Chief Executive Officer. more

Majority of telecoms firms set to create new roles in 2015
The Barclays Employers' Survey 2015, which questioned 666 UK businesses on a range of employment-related topics, has revealed that 72% of telecoms companies surveyed will be creating new roles. more

Huawei Accused of Poaching Staff from Samsung
Huawei is reportedly poaching long-serving Samsung engineers with offers of lucrative pay deals and benefits if they move to China. more

Ericsson Announces More than 2,200 Job Redundancies
Ericsson has announced plans to cut around 2,200 jobs from its workforce, mostly in Sweden, and mainly in R&D and Supply. more

Vodafone to Adopt Global Standard for Maternity Leave
By the end of 2015, women working at all levels across Vodafone's 30 operating companies will be offered at least 16 weeks fully paid maternity leave, more

Bouygues Denies Reports of CEO's Death
The French telecoms and construction conglomerate, Bouygues was forced into putting out a statement over the weekend denying that its Chairman and CEO Martin Bouygues had died. more

Huawei to Invest $500 Million into Ontario over next 5 years
Huawei has announced it will make a significant new long-term investment in the Province of Ontario to support the expansion of Huawei's Canadian R&D and business operations. more

Ericsson Pulls out of the Modem Business, Around 1,000 Staff Affected
Ericsson has announced it will discontinue future development of modems and shift parts of resources in modems to radio network R&D. more