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”
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