The company also named Melanie Healey, 50, to its Board. Currently, Healey serves at Procter & Gamble as Group President of North America and Global Hyper, Super, Mass Channel. She also serves on the boards of P&G, Verizon, and Bacardi. Since joining P&G in 1990, she has held senior roles in the Feminine, Healthcare, and Adult Care divisions. Healey was named as one of Forbes’ Top 50 Most Powerful Women Leaders and as one of Wall Street Journal’s Top 50 Women to Watch.
AT&T Promotes Veteran to VP, Canada Sales Centre
AT&T announced that it has selected David Aspinall to be the new Canada Sales Centre VP. Most recently, he served as the VP of Mobility Sales Centre for Washington & Chicago. Aspinall is a proven telecommunications professional with more than 15 years of experience working for major global corporations across multiple regions and countries.
Leading Integrated Telecom Operator Promotes Veteran as Deputy CEO & COO
VimpelCom has promoted Jan Edvard Thygesen, 58, to Deputy CEO & COO. He has been on VimpelCom's Board since 2008. Most recently, Thygesen was EVP & Head of Central and Eastern European Operations at Telenor. Thygesen joined Telenor in 1970 and has served the company as CEO of Sonofon, Telenor Nordic Mobile, Telenor Invest, Telenor Networks, and Esat Digifone. Thygesen is also on the boards of DiGi and Uninor.
Leading US Phone Company Promotes Two Senior Directors
Telephone and Data Systems promoted Laurie Ruchti as VP of IT Strategy, Architecture, and Quality. Prior to this appointment, she was Senior Director of IT Strategy, Architecture, Quality, and Security. Earlier in her career, she was the Head of TDS' IT Application Development, Customer Service and Support, and IT Strategy departments.
The company also promoted Theodore Wiessing to VP & CISO. Most recently, he was the Senior Director of IT Application Development and Support. Prior to joining TDS in 2002, he held senior IT consulting positions with Accenture.
New COO at Cincinnati Bell Subsidiary
CyrusOne, an enterprise data center solutions provider, has hired Michael Duckett as the company's new COO. Prior to this appointment, Duckett was the President & COO of CoreLink Data Centers. At CoreLink, he was responsible for information technology operation, delivery, and P&L management. Before CoreLink, Duckett was with Terremark Worldwide as the SVP of Operations.
Former Logitech CFO on Seagate Board
Seagate Technology, a leading manufacturer of hard disks and storage solutions, appointed Kristen Onken, 62, to its Board. She is the former CFO of Logitech International. Prior to Logitech, Onken was VP of Finance at Fujitsu and Director of Finance at Sun Microsystems. She currently serves on the Board of Silicon Laboratories.
Investment Advisor Named Chairman of Storage Company
Crossroads Systems has appointed Steven Ledger as its new Chairman. He joined the company’s Board in 2010. Ledger is the Founder & Managing Partner of Tamalpais Partners, an investment advisor to emerging growth companies. Previously, he was a Managing Partner & Portfolio Manager at SF Sentry Investment Group and Kayne Anderson Investment Management. He began his career at Fidelity Management and Research as an Equity Research Analyst & Portfolio Manager.
Date range: November 11th - December 16th