4/21/2008 2:02:00 PM
Telefonica O2 Europe appoints new HR director
O2 UK’s parent company, Telefonica, has named Simon Linares as its new Group Human Resources
Linares, 43, will be responsible for the company's businesses in Europe outside of Spain and will take
up his position on 1 July. He joined from premium drinks company Diageo where he was HR Director
for the Africa region.
Matthew Key, CEO Telefonica O2 Europe, said: ‘Simon brings with him a wealth of experience with
international blue chip brand names and will be an excellent fit with our team.’