KPN looking for CEO at Telenet, Deutsche Telekom - report

Wednesday 22 September 2010 | 11:18 CET | News
Dutch operator KPN seems to be looking seriously at a successor from outside the company to replace, the Financieele Dagblad reported. Leading the list is Deutsche Telekom's Niek Jan ten Damme and Telenet's Duco Sickinghe, according to headhunter Egon Zehnder. The supervisory board is expected to announce the appointment later this month. The succession of Ad Scheepbouwer has been an issue since 2007 when the company said it was looking for a successor among the four "crown princes" Marcel Smits, Stan Miller, Eelco Blok and Baptiest Coopmans. The first two have subsequently resigned, as has

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Categories: General
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / KPN / Telenet
Countries: Netherlands
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