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New CEO Ibarra to lead KPN into 'next phase'

Friday 20 October 2017 | 12:48 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
KPN has named Maximo Ibarra the successor to its CEO Eelco Blok. The proposal from the supervisory board still needs to be approved at an EGM. Ibarra will take up the position after the AGM on 18 April 2018, but starts already in January as an adviser to the Dutch operator. Ibarra has a long CV, with positions both in telecom (Wind Tre, Vodafone Italia, Telecom Italia) and other sectors (Benetton, Fiat, DHL). He has Italian and Colombian nationality. KPN's press release suggests its supervisory board is planning a serious change in course for the company, which may involve consolidation or a

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Categories: General
Companies: KPN / Proximus / VodafoneZiggo / WhatsApp / Wind Tre
Countries: Netherlands
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