Telecom Italia announces that an Operations department, to be headed by Giuseppe Roberto Opilio - reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer Marco Patuano - has been created today, with the aim of guaranteeing optimal management - with a view to integration - of technological and operations processes.
The Caring Services division, headed by Paolo Tazzioli, and the Chief Information Office function, renamed Information Technology and headed by Gianluca Pancaccini as Chief Information Officer, are reassigned to the Operations department.
The Operations department will therefore ensure oversight of the following organisational areas: Open Access, Caring Services, Network, Engineering & TILab, Information Technology, Planning & Operations Evolutions, Global Advisory Services and Tower.
Moreover, from the same date, Stefano Ciurli will be managing the National Wholesale Services department of Telecom Italia while Alessandro Talotta has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Italia Sparkle S.p.A. in place of Elisabetta Ripa who will take a new role inside the Telecom Italia Group.
Mr. Opilio and Mr. Ciurli (who currently hold, respectively 4.760 and 15.333 ordinary shares of the Company) are key managers in the Company organisation. Their resumes can be viewed on www.telecomitalia.com.
Rome, 22 December 2014