Nick Read, 55, 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.