Mr. Nick Read

CEO of Vodafone Group

Nick Read, was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer on 1st October 2018 and has been a member of the Vodafone Group PLC Board since 1 April 2014.

Since joining Vodafone in 2001, Nick has held a variety of senior roles including Group CFO, CEO of AMAP and CEO of Vodafone UK. He has been a Board member of the listed companies of Vodacom, Safaricom, and Vodafone Qatar, our subsidiaries in India and Egypt, and our joint ventures, VHA in Australia and Indus Towers in India.

Prior to joining Vodafone, he held senior global finance positions with United Business Media Plc and Federal Express Worldwide.

Nick has been a Non-Executive Director of Booking Holdings Inc since March 2018.

Nick is a Fellow Chartered Management Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant, with a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance.

I am proud to be joining the UN Broadband Commission in its mission to build back better. Vodafone is committed to leveraging the power of its technology, networks and services to contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Together as industry and government, by nurturing partnerships, our influence and footprints, we can address the digital divides that exist. I look forward to exploring new ways of delivering connectivity to citizens by taking a solutions and action based approach.

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