Vodafone has announced that Brian Humphries, its CEO of Vodafone Business, has informed the company of his intention to take up a new role outside the company. Brian will be leaving Vodafone in March 2019.
Brian joined Vodafone in December 2016. In the two years, Brian has played a significant role in strengthening the operation, maintaining growth ahead of competition, reaching record levels of NPS and re-branding to Vodafone Business.
Under his leadership, Vodafone and IBM have recently entered into a strategic venture that will prepare our clients for the next wave of digital transformation.
To ensure a smooth transition, Vivek Badrinath will act as interim CEO of Vodafone Business in addition to his current role as CEO of Rest of World. Vodafone will be announcing Brian’s successor in due course.
Vodafone Group is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 25 countries, partners with mobile networks in 44 more, and fixed broadband operations in 19 markets. As of 31 December 2018, Vodafone Group had approximately 700 million mobile customers and 21 million fixed broadband customers, including all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates.