Amos Genish Named CEO at Telecom Italia


The board of directors at Telecom Italia (TIM) has unanimously appointed Amos Genish as CEO and named him to the company’s board.

As CEO, Genish will be charged with identifying the guidelines for the development of the Group; supervising the definition of its organizational arrangements, economic and financial operations, and the process of defining the guidelines of the internal control and risk management system; organizing legal affairs, institutional communications, public affairs, as well as the governing Fondazione TIM; and representing the company and the Group in its external relations with public authorities, institutions and investors. The responsibility of brand strategy and media have been transferred from the executive chair to the CEO. From January to July 2017, Genish held the position of chief convergence officer of Vivendi.

Executive Deputy Chairman Giuseppe Recchi will have deputy functions, as well as organizational responsibility for the security department. Recchi was also appointed as chairman of the strategic committee.

“We have a clear long-term vision: to return TIM to its rightful splendor, making a crucial contribution to the digitalization of the country, the creation of Digital Italy, through investment and people,” commented Executive Chairman Arnaud de Puyfontaine. “TIM must have a constructive collaboration with the institutions and regulators: creating value for TIM means creating value for the country.”

“It is a privilege and an honor 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 to 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 digitalization 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.”