Harrison Young, a former chairman of Morgan Stanley Australia, has been named as chairman of the NBN Co to replace executive chair Mike Quigley who will remain CEO and a director of the company.
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Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: StrategyAusBBS (Australian Broadband Services) - which bills itself as "the first NBN Generation ISP" - has named Ian McGregor as non-executive chairman and Andrew Kent as non-executive director and technology strategy advisor.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: PeopleThe Symantec board has dropped long serving executive Enrique Salem from his dual positions as president and CEO, appointing chairman Steve Bennett as his successor.
Andrew Mason, CEO and founder of Groupon, has just been replaced by Executive Chairman Eric Lefkofsky and Vice Chairman Ted Leonisis, who will take over the new position of Office of the Chief Executive.
They will serve as interim co-CEOs while they hunt for a replacement to take over permanently.
Jack Ma, who has been CEO of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba for the past 14 years (since it was founded in 1999), will step down on May 10 2013 but remain as company chairman — focusing on Alibaba’s strategic vision, talent development to grow the internal leadership team, and corporate social responsibility efforts.
Maverick entrepreneur Peter Kazacos is once more directly in control of a mid-sized technology services company in Australia, with local listed player Anittel noting this morning the executive would add the managing director role to his existing chairman duties, following the immediate departure of incumbent Ilkka Tales.
Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: Listed TechNetcomm Wireless (ASX: NTC) has named former senior Telstra executive Justin Milne as chairman as it seeks to strengthen its position in the global M2M market.
Due to being busy with other matters, Paul Cutler has decided to step down from The GNOME Foundation board of directors. Andreas Nilsson will replace him as Chairman and Bastien Nocera will take the role of Vice-Chairman.
As the board needs to consist of 7 members, Stormy Peters was asked by the board to step up and fill the empty seat.
Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: StrategyTelco Together, a new telco industry charity focused on disadvantaged communities - founded by M2 Telecoms CEO, Vaughan Bowen - was launched last week at the ACOMM Awards dinner in Sydney, with NBN Co CEO Mike Quigley as chairman of its advisory board.
ATUG chairman, David Swift, says there are still many questions unanswered and many details required before Australians, and business in particular, can be assured that they will be able to fully exploit services over the NBN.