Vodafone have announced UK CEO Nick Jeffrey is to step down as head of the network on February 15th 2021.
Nick has been in charge of the UK network through the vital 5G launch but has now said he is looking for a new challenge outside of the company.
He was also in charge at a tough time turning around the networks IT infrastructure and boosting the customer base with the introduction of unlimited data plans much to the delight of customers.
It has also been announced that Ahmed Essam will be taking over in February as the new UK CEO and hoping to continue the success seen in previous years.
We wish Nick all the best in his future whatever he has planned.
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VODAFONE ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CHANGES
Vodafone Group announced today that Nick Jeffery, CEO of Vodafone UK, has informed the company of his intention to take up a new role outside the company. Nick will be leaving Vodafone on 15 February 2021.
Ahmed Essam will become the new CEO of Vodafone UK effective 1 February. Ahmed has been Group Chief Commercial Operations and Strategy Officer since 2018 and he will remain on the Vodafone Group Executive Committee.
He joined Vodafone in 1999 and has held many senior roles including CEO of the Europe Cluster, CEO of Vodafone Egypt, Commercial Director for Vodafone’s Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific region plus Group and local Commercial functions including Consumer Business and Customer Care.
Alex Froment-Curtil will become Group Chief Commercial Officer and will join the Vodafone Group Executive Committee effective 1 February. Alex joined Vodafone in 2003 working at Group and in markets including CEO in Vodafone Hungary, Egypt and Turkey.
“I want to thank Nick for his contribution to Vodafone over his many years with the company and in particular for the achievement in recent years of strengthening Vodafone UK’s position in the UK market,” said Nick Read, CEO Vodafone Group.
“I am pleased that Ahmed, an experienced Vodafone executive, has accepted this new role as CEO of Vodafone UK and I welcome Alex to his new Group role and to the Vodafone Group Executive Committee”