Telecom booms in the Temple of Doom

Telecoms boss Greg Mazur hangs up on Salomon Smith Barney to become Indiana Jones for a year.

Greg Mazur, Salomon Smith Barney's co-head of telecom investment banking is to leave the firm at the end of January for a year's travels across some of the more adventurous parts of the globe.

The irrepressible Canadian leaves SSB after four successful years, during which he built up one of the most profitable teams in his sector. In particular, the firm is widely reckoned to have hit a goldmine in Indonesia, where it advised PT Telkom on its corporate restructuring the acquisition of mobile operator PT Telkomsel the latter's subsequent strategic investment by SingTel and the unwinding of the five messy KSO's with foreign operators.

Salomon also played a...

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