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FAST TALKING IS CRITICAL DURING MAJOR CHANGE

Olaf Swantee, now CEO of Sunrise Communications, was CEO of EE, the company that formed when T-Mobile and Orange merged in 2011. He recalls his experiences of communicating a significant redundancy programme.

1st December 2017
As a leader, your first objective is to try everything to create and develop employment, rather than take it away. That’s more fun. But we are operating in competitive industries, and you can’t always create a sustainable environment. When two companies that do the same thing come together, there is a necessity to make redundancies because of an overlap of jobs.  Leaders must...
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