October 20, 2017 / 5:48 AM / a month ago

KPN names Maximo Ibarra to replace Eelco Blok as CEO in 2018

AMSTERDAM, Oct 20 (Reuters) - KPN, the largest Dutch telecommunications company, said on Friday it has nominated Maximo Ibarra to replace CEO Eelco Blok, who will step down after the company’s 2018 general shareholders meeting.

Ibarra, the CEO of Italy’s Wind, had overseen its merger with HG3 to create Wind Tre. Blok said in a statement it was “time for a change” after seven years in the top job at KPN.

Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Sunil Nair

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