Epsilon Telecommunications (Epsilon), a KT Corp. company and leading global interconnectivity provider, has appointed Damon (Young Seok) Lee as its Group Chief Executive Officer. Lee joins Epsilon with over 27 years of experience in the telecommunications and technology sectors, most recently serving as Vice President in KT’s Enterprise Business. He will lead Epsilon’s senior executive team with a focus on optimising the company’s business strategy and global growth.

Allison Kirkby has officially taken the reins at BT, unveiling her first set of financial results as the company’s new chief executive. The figures, reflecting the final quarter of 2023, show a modest increase in revenue to £5.3 billion, up from £5.2 billion, with adjusted EBITDA holding steady at £2 billion. This performance was bolstered by positive developments within Openreach and the Consumer division, though slightly hampered by the challenges faced by BT Business, including cost issues and a downturn in legacy product sales.

EXA Infrastructure, the largest dedicated digital infrastructure platform connecting Europe and North America, has appointed David Gonzalez as Vice President of Sales to lead customer growth for Southern Europe.  Based in Paris, David brings more than 20 years of telecom experience to EXA having worked at Orange, Colt Technology Services, Tata Communications and Telstra. His expertise across enterprise markets will support EXA’s focus as it extends across new customer segments. On David’s appointment, EXA’s Chief Commercial Officer Nicholas Collins said: “David’s deep understanding of the telecommunications industry, his strategic acumen and customer-driven leadership will make a valuable addition to our leadership team. We are excited to welcome him to the team and are confident that his leadership will accelerate our growth trajectory in Southern Europe”.   In this newly created leadership role, David will spearhead EXA’s sales strategy and be accountable for leading a team serving customers across France, Italy, Spain,…

As a whole, the telecommunications industry has been traditionally male-dominated. However, the trend is rapidly changing as this business sector becomes increasingly augmented with talented women having profound knowledge and skills, and influencing an industry where high-ranking female officials were a rarity until recently. Here is the list of the top ten women in the telecommunications industry, selected for their technical and business know-how, extensive experience, leadership and most significantly, their influence. Michelle Bourque Michelle Bourque is Senior Vice President, Product, Marketing and Access Strategy for BCE Nexxia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bell Canada. The company provides wholesale services, including voice, broadband, hosting and co-location, and IP connectivity. As the leader of a team of product and marketing professionals, Michelle has introduced innovation and fresh perspectives to the wholesale marketing and product divisions. According to Michelle, women already have a significant presence in the telecoms sector, and…