The UK Cyber Security Council has appointed Simon Hepburn, a charity and education executive with over twenty years’ experience in a variety of national and international organisations, as its chief executive.
Microsoft has hired ex Amazon cloud executive Charlie Bell as a corporate vice president. Bell, who left Amazon Web Services a fortnight ago, is now listed by Microsoft as a corporate vice president
Charlie Bell, one of the top executives in Amazon's cloud business, is leaving the company. Peter DeSantis, a senior vice president at Amazon Web Services who has worked on global infrastructure, will become the new leader for utility computing, which Bell was managing.
Cellhire has appointed Simon Fort to the newly created position of UK Business Development Manager, Reseller Channel, responsible for the growth and development of key strategic partnerships within the UK mobile telecoms reseller industry.
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) today announced that following nearly a three year stint as Executive Director Kelvin Coleman is stepping down from the position and will leave his post as of July 18th.
BlackBerry shareholders have voted to keep Fairfax Financial's Prem Watsa as the company's lead director at its annual meeting. That vote was against the advice from both proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis and investor Dorsey Gardner, who opposed the move.
Three UK has appointed Jonathan Clamp as the new Director of Sales. Jonathan will be responsible for developing and driving Three’s consumer sales strategy in line with the company vision of better connectivity, every day, for every customer. He will lead a sales organisation comprising 311 stores and 2,523 people, with direct end-to-end accountability for Retail and Indirect channels.
Sachin Jogia has been by appointed by Ofcom as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) after nine years at Amazon, where he is currently the General Manager for Alexa Smart Home International – overseeing development of the company’s voice-activated services. A highly experienced product and technology leader, Sachin has also held senior technology roles at AOL and advertising.com.
Three UK has appointed Jon Davies as Director of Digital. Jon is responsible for driving a digital focus across Three in the UK and delivering the maximum customer benefit for its investment in new IT infrastructure.
BlackBerry is taking steps to further align operations and go-to-market efforts to its key market opportunities as well as strengthen its management team. This follows the company's previous announcement to separately report revenues of its operating business units in the new fiscal year.