Genish appointed Telecom Italia CEO
September 29, 2017
The Board of Directors at Telecom Italia (TIM) have unanimously proceeded to co-opt Amos Genish onto the board, and to appoint him Chief Executive Officer, conferring executive powers on him.
“We have a clear long-term vision: to return TIM to its rightful splendour, making a crucial contribution to the digitalisation of the Country, the creation of Digital Italy, through investment and people. TIM must have a constructive collaboration with the institutions and regulators: creating value for TIM means creating value for the Country”, commented Executive Chairman Arnaud de Puyfontaine.
“It is a privilege and an honour to have been appointed Chief Executive Officer of TIM, a company that has a great history and a bright future ahead of it”, added Genish. “We’ll continue transform TIM to be a truly digital telco. Our DigiTIM program is based on some key fundamentals which are mostly focusing on providing superior customer experience, leveraging digitalisation to enhance the interface with our clients; smart analytics through big data to personalize our products and services; and adding video and multimedia on top of our best in class connectivity for a convergent offer, while continuing investing in our ultra-broadband coverage to support the evolution to the Gigabit Society”.
Genish has developed extensive experience in the field of telecommunications and technology in both the US and Brazil, where he co-founded GVT making it the principal ultrabroadband company in Brazil in just a few years. Until the end of 2016, Genish was CEO of Telefonica Brasil / Vivo. From January to July 2017 he held the position of Chief Convergence Officer of Vivendi, with responsibility for developing the Group’s strategy for the convergence of content, platforms and distribution.