List of Personnel News Articles

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. ...read 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. ...read more

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

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

New CEO Named for Orange Kenya
Orange Kenya has announced that Vincent Lobry is taking over as the company's new CEO, replacing Mickael Ghossein, ...read more

Report: Apple Supplier Exploits And Endangers Safety Of 20,000 Workers
A factory in Suqian, China making iPhone and iPad parts was found to have a number of serious health and safety, environmental, and human rights violations, ...read more

Sprint Confirms Departure of CEO from the company
In a statement that was as short in meaningful facts as it was momentous, USA based Sprint confirmed rumours that its CEO, Dan Hesse is leaving the company. ...read more

Vodafone Exec Charged with Theft
A former executive at Vodafone Ireland has been charged with stealing nearly EUR2 million from the company over a four-year period. ...read more

BlackBerry Appoints Marty Beard as COO
BlackBerry has named Marty Beard as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. ...read more

Microsoft to Slash 18,000 Jobs at Nokia Handset Division
Rumours of mass redundancies at the former Nokia handset division now owned by Microsoft have been confirmed, and are even deeper than the rumours had hinted at. ...read more

Former Mobilink CEO Joins GSM Association
The former CEO of Pakistan's Mobilink and now an independent telecom consultant Zouhair Abdul Khaliq has joined the GSM Association as its Mobile for Development's Managing Director. ...read more

BlackBerry Closes German Mobile Gaming App Team
BlackBerry is closing down a German division, Scoreloop, which helped mobile developers manage billing functions in their apps. ...read more

Samsung Suspends Trade with Chinese Factory Accused of Child Labour
Samsung Electronics has suspended dealing with a Chinese supplier following a report last week by a USA based labour-rights watchdog that the supplier was using child labour. ...read more

Urban Airship CEO Steps Down Following Assault Allegations
The CEO of the USA based text messaging provider, Urban Airship has stepped down from the role following allegations of sexual assault. ...read more