Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Cattaneo bids TIM 'arrivederci' with a flourish as Q2 revenue surges

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 28 July 17

Top shareholder Vivendi sees off another Telecom Italia CEO; de Puyfontaine takes reins on interim basis.

Outgoing TIM CEO Flavio Cattaneo gave his colleagues even more reason to miss him on Friday when the Italian incumbent reported yet another strong set of financial results. His responsibilities have passed temporarily to Arnaud de Puyfontaine, CEO of top shareholder Vivendi, who became TIM chairman in June. Cattaneo this week received a €25 million payoff following his agreement to leave TIM after finding himself in Vivendi's bad books. This prompted Total Telecom to trawl through its extensive archive and discover that Cattaneo is the latest in a string of TIM CEOs to leave under such circumstances over the last decade. So please join us for a quick 'what happened' and 'where are they now?' Riccardo Ruggiero – the last of the big spenders Arguably the first CEO of TIM &ndash…

Outgoing TIM CEO Flavio Cattaneo gave his colleagues even more reason to miss him on Friday when the Italian incumbent reported yet another strong set of financial results. His responsibilities have passed temporarily to Arnaud de Puyfontaine, CEO of top shareholder Vivendi, who became TIM chairman in June. Cattaneo this week received a €25 million payoff following his agreement to leave TIM after finding himself in Vivendi's bad books. This prompted Total Telecom to trawl through its extensive archive and discover that Cattaneo is the latest in a string of TIM CEOs to leave under such circumstances over the last decade. So please join us for a quick 'what happened' and 'where are they now?' Riccardo Ruggiero – the last of the big spenders Arguably the first CEO of TIM &ndash…

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