Former Vodafone marketing man Lance Batchelor, who’s been CEO of Tesco Telecoms for the last two-and-a-half years, is to be the new Deputy Chief Executive of Domino’s Pizza UK & Ireland. He’s leaving Tesco next month.
Mr Batchelor is already a non-executive director at Domino’s Pizza and will take up his executive responsibilities from 27th June 2011.
HP’s board of directors has appointed five new members.
Four of the current board will be leaving in March, resulting in a total of 13 board members.
Google has announced some changes in its management structure from April.
Co-founder Larry Page is stepping up to become Chief Executive Officer, while fellow co-founder Sergey Brin will be concentrating on strategic projects. Current CEO Eric Schmidt will be Executive Chairman.
Apple and Nokia’s legal battle has taken another turn this week.
Apple is challenging one of Nokia’s patents from Nokia’s September 2010 complaint, arguing that the Nokia patent isn’t valid.
Unexpectedly high data usage from some Windows Phone 7 smartphones has been acknowledged by Microsoft, although the company hasn’t given many details.
Some customers have reported 'phantom data' usage exceeding 1GB per month.