Saturday, 24 June 2017

China preps for telco musical chairs

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 21 August 15

Reports claim China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua to retire; high-profile changes at China Telecom, China Unicom also in the offing.

China is preparing to reshuffle the top management at its three telcos, it emerged on Friday, but there are conflicting rumours about what changes will take place. Sources cited by Bloomberg and local news outlet Caijing claim that China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua is set to retire and will be succeeded by Shang Bing, who currently serves as a vice minister at the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). The sources said similarly major changes are afoot at China Telecom and China Unicom…

China is preparing to reshuffle the top management at its three telcos, it emerged on Friday, but there are conflicting rumours about what changes will take place. Sources cited by Bloomberg and local news outlet Caijing claim that China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua is set to retire and will be succeeded by Shang Bing, who currently serves as a vice minister at the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). The sources said similarly major changes are afoot at China Telecom and China Unicom…

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