The Chief Executive of Vodafone Global Enterprise, Nick Jeffery, has been appointed as Chief Executive of CWW, with immediate effect. He will join the leadership teams of both Vodafone UK and Vodafone Group's Northern & Central Europe region. Nick Jeffery began his career with Cable & Wireless plc (Mercury Communications) in 1991 and led the company's UK and international markets business units before joining Vodafone in 2004.
He will be succeeded as Chief Executive of Vodafone Global Enterprise by the Enterprise Business Unit Director of Vodafone Germany, Jan Geldmacher. Jan Geldmacher is a former Chief Executive of BT Germany who joined Vodafone Germany in 2008. The integration of CWW's commercial and back-office operations will be overseen by Nick Jeffery and Vodafone UK Chief Executive Guy Laurence. The integration of CWW's network and technology assets will be overseen by Vodafone Group Chief Technology Officer Steve Pusey.
Vodafone also announced the appointment of the Chief Financial Officer of Vodafone Turkey, Diego Galli, as Finance Director for CWW, together with the appointment of Vodafone Group Network Services Unit Director John Thompson as Technology Director.
Vodafone Group Chief Executive Vittorio Colao said: "Nick is an excellent leader with a deep understanding of enterprise customers' needs, a track record in value creation and familiarity with CWW's business. Similarly, with his strong background in multinational client leadership, Jan will be well-placed to succeed Nick as CEO of Vodafone Global Enterprise. I would also like to welcome Diego, John, Francesco and Mark to their new roles as we begin to integrate CWW into Vodafone, and express my thanks and best wishes for the future to Gavin, Ian, Dave and Jane."
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