Telecom Italia South America head to leave group end-April

MILAN Wed Feb 13, 2013 2:04pm EST

MILAN Feb 13 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia's managing director for South America, Andrea Mangoni, will leave the group from April 30, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.

Earlier in April the Italian phone group's Brazilian unit TIM ParticipaƧoes SA chose Rodrigo Abreu as its new chief executive, replacing Mangoni. (Reporting By Danilo Masoni, editing by Stephen Jewkes)