2/24/2010 1:07:00 PM
T-Mobile marketer replaces Shepherd in Vodafone role
Vodafone has appointed former T-Mobile marketing chief
Srini Gopalan as consumer director.
Gopalan will replace Ian Shepherd, who left earlier
this month, after four years at the company.
Gopalan was chief marketing officer at T-Mobile for
the last eight months. Prior to this, he was UK MD of Capital One, part of
Capital One Group.
He spent the earlier part of his career
in India where he worked for
Unilever and Accenture, before moving to the UK in 1999.
Vodafone UK CEO Guy Laurence said: ‘Srini brings a
wealth of knowledge around delivering great value to new and existing customers
by driving effective marketing campaigns which increase market share.
‘His experience in improving business performance in
competitive industries will have a positive impact for both our customers and