List of Personnel News Articles

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

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, 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, 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. 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. more

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

Ericsson Opens Fourth Indian GNOC
Ericsson is expanding its Global Network Operations Center in India by opening a fourth site in Kolkata, complementing the existing sites in Noida, Gurgaon and Bangalore. more

Pioneering Architect of Soviet-era Computing
One of the pioneers of supercomputing during the Soviet-era, who also happens to be a former champion mountain climber, has been working in the computing industry for 60 years, including the last 10 at Intel, but he's not quite ready to retire. more

Virgin Media to axe 130 jobs in Birmingham and Bradford
The UK's Virgin Media's is cutting around 130 jobs from its services division in Birmingham and Bradford and will be outsourcing the roles to Bangalore, India. more

Nokia Reducing Handset Production at Indian Factory
Nokia has reduced handset production at its Sriperumbudur, India factory due to reduced orders from Microsoft. more

VimpelCom Names New CEO for Ukrainian Subsidiary
Russia's VimpelCom has announced that Peter Chernyshov is to take over as CEO of its Ukrainian subsidiary, Kyivstar. more

Huawei Replaces its Head of Mobile Phones in the USA
Huawei has announced the appointment of Mr. Zhiqiang Xu as President of Huawei Device USA. more

UK's EE to Hire 300 Customer Care Staff
UK based mobile network operator, EE has announced the creation of 300 new jobs in Derby, which currently has a youth unemployment rate of 21 percent. more

Senior Twitter Executive Resigns Following Reports of Boardroom Dispute
Twitter's Chief Operating Officer has resigned from the company, reportedly after a disagreement with the company's CEO. more

Bouygues Telecom Announces 1,500 Job Losses
France's Bouygues Telecom has announced that it is cutting just over 1,500 jobs in a cost cutting measure that it says is designed to \"secure an independent future\". more

Ericsson's Indian Workforce Larger than its Swedish One
Sweden based Ericsson now has more staff working for it based in India than it does in its home country, it has been revealed. more

Telefonica Czech Republic Names New CEO Following Takeover by Local Businessman
Telefonica Czech Republic has named a new CEO following the recent purchase of a 65.9% in the company by billionaire businessman Petr Kellner's PPF Group. more

Facebook Hires PayPal President to Run Messaging Division
Facebook has managed to hire the President of PayPal, David Marcus to head up development of its own in-house messaging services. more

Huawei to Open an Additional R&D Facility in the UK
Huawei has announced plans to open a new R&D centre in Bristol, in the South-West of the UK. more

Cable & Wireless Communications Names New Chief Financial Officer
Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has named Perley McBride as its mew Chief Financial Officer. more

Ericsson Names Three New Regional Managers
Ericsson has shaken up its management a bit, and appointed three new heads of regions. more