9/29/2008 9:50:00 AM
Nick Read leaves his position as Vodafone UK CEO
Nick Read is leaving his role as Vodafone UK CEO, and will be replaced by the current CEO of Vodafone Netherlands, Guy Laurence.
Read will be appointed CEO of the Asia-Pacific & Middle East Region, which will comprise Vodafone’s interests in Australia, China, Egypt, Fiji, India, New Zealand and Qatar.
Laurence joined Vodafone in 2000 and has had a number of senior roles including CEO of Vizzavi, Vodafone’s original mobile internet venture, and Global Consumer Marketing Director before moving to Vodafone Netherlands.
The changes are part of a management shake up at Vodafone and also see Morten Lundal, currently CEO Middle East & Africa in EMAPA, appointed CEO of the Central Europe & Africa Region.