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Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gerard Kleisterlee

73 2011 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Nicholas Read

55 2018 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Margherita Della Valle

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Hannes Ametsreiter

53 2015 Chief Executive Officer – Vodafone Germany

Vivek Badrinath

51 2020 Chief Executive Officer - European TowerCo

Aldo Bisio

Chief Executive Officer – Vodafone Italy

Nicholas Jeffery

47 2016 Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone UK

Shameel Joosub

2020 Chief Executive Officer – Vodacom Group

Vinod Kumar

54 2019 Chief Executive Officer - Vodafone Business

Serpil Timuray

50 2019 Chief Executive Officer – Europe Cluster

Leanne Wood

2019 Chief Human Resource Officer

Johan Wibergh

57 2015 Group Technology Officer

Rosemary Martin

60 2010 Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

Ahmed Essam

2019 Chief Commercial Operations and Strategy Officer

Joakim Reiter

2017 Group External Affairs Director

Sanjiv Ahuja

64 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Crispin Davis

71 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Michel Demare

63 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Dame Clara Furse

63 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Valerie Gooding

68 2017 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director and Workforce Engagement Lead

Renee James

56 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Maria Martinez

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

David Nish

60 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gerard Kleisterlee

Mr. Gerard J. Kleisterlee serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Gerard has extensive experience of senior leadership of global businesses both in the developed and emerging markets. He brings to the Group a deep understanding of the consumer electronics, technology and lifestyle industries gained from his career with Philips Electronics spanning over 30 years and continues to use this experience to oversee the development of Vodafone’s strategy and the effectiveness of its operations as a technology communications company

Nicholas Read

Mr. Nicholas Jonathan Read serves as Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. As Chief Executive, Nick combines strong commercial and operational leadership with a detailed understanding of the industry and its opportunities and challenges. Prior to becoming Chief Executive in October 2018, Nick served as Group Chief Financial Officer from April 2014, and held a variety of senior roles including Chief Executive for Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific for five years and Chief Executive of Vodafone UK. Prior to joining Vodafone, he held senior global finance positions with United Business Media Plc and Federal Express Worldwide.

Margherita Della Valle

Ms. Margherita Della Valle serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Margherita brings considerable corporate finance and accounting experience to the Board. She was Deputy Chief Financial Officer from 2015 to 2018, Group Financial Controller from 2010 to 2015, Chief Financial Officer of Vodafone’s European region from 2007 to 2010 and Chief Financial Officer of Vodafone Italy from 2004 to 2007. Margherita joined Omnitel Pronto Italia in Italy in 1994 and held various consumer marketing positions in business analytics and customer base management before moving to finance. Omnitel was acquired by Vodafone in 2000.

Hannes Ametsreiter

Dr. Hannes Ametsreiter serves as Chief Executive Officer – Vodafone Germany of the Company. Hannes is responsible for defining Vodafone’s strategy in Germany, positioning Vodafone Germany as a Gigabit company, delivering the strategic vision, executing commercial plans and delivery against KPIs. He is also responsible for shaping Vodafone’s leadership role in digital technologies.

Vivek Badrinath

Mr. Vivek Badrinath serves as Chief Executive Officer - European TowerCo of the Company. He is currently the Chief Executive of Vodafone's Rest of World operations. He has extensive telecoms and technology leadership experience from his role at Vodafone and his previous roles at Orange, where he was Deputy Chief Executive and prior to that led its global networks and operations division. Before joining Vodafone, Vivek was Deputy Chief Executive of international hospitality group AccorHotels.

Aldo Bisio

Mr. Aldo Bisio serves as Chief Executive Officer – Vodafone Italy of the Company. Aldo is responsible for defining Vodafone’s strategy and operating model in Italy, delivering the strategic vision, executing commercial plans and ensuring delivery against KPIs.

Nicholas Jeffery

Mr. Nicholas Simon Jeffery serves as Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone UK of the Company. Nick is responsible for Vodafone’s operations in the UK, defining Vodafone’s strategy and operating model, delivering the strategic vision, executing commercial plans and ensuring delivery against KPIs.

Shameel Joosub

Mr. Shameel Joosub serves as Chief Executive Officer – Vodacom Group of the Company. Shameel joined the Executive Committee on 1 April 2020. He is responsible for the Vodacom Group, defining Vodacom’s strategy and operating model, delivering the strategic vision, executing commercial plans and ensuring delivery against KPIs.

Vinod Kumar

Mr. Vinod Kumar serves as Chief Executive Officer - Vodafone Business of the Company. Vinod is responsible for Vodafone’s enterprise business globally, defining Vodafone’s strategy and operating model, delivering the strategic vision, executing commercial plans and ensuring delivery against KPIs

Serpil Timuray

Ms. Serpil Timuray serves as Chief Executive Officer – Europe Cluster of the Company. Serpil oversees Vodafone’s operations in the Netherlands, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Romania, Czech Republic, Hungary, Albania, and Turkey. This includes defining strategy and the operating model, delivering the strategic vision, executing commercial plans and ensuring delivery against KPIs.

Leanne Wood

Ms. Leanne Wood serves as Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. Leanne is responsible for leading Vodafone’s people and organisation strategy which includes developing strong talent and leadership, effective organisations, strategic capabilities and an engaging culture and work environment, thereby building strong capabilities in Vodafone to deliver growth.

Johan Wibergh

Mr. Johan Wibergh serves as Group Technology Officer of the Company. Johan is responsible for leading Vodafone’s global technology organisation. His role is integral to developing Vodafone’s convergence strategy on a global scale.

Rosemary Martin

Ms. Rosemary E. S. Martin serves as Group General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. Rosemary is responsible for managing Vodafone’s legal risk and for providing legal, compliance and company secretariat services to the Group. She advises the Board on corporate governance matters and manages Vodafone’s relationship with the Company’s registrar

Ahmed Essam

Mr. Ahmed Essam serves as Chief Commercial Operations and Strategy Officer of the Company. Ahmed is responsible for Vodafone’s global commercial operations and strategy, as well as innovation and transformation projects, including the Company’s digital transformation programme.

Joakim Reiter

Mr. Joakim Reiter serves as Group External Affairs Director of the Company. Joakim is responsible for leading Vodafone’s engagement with external stakeholders, defining Vodafone’s strategy, execution and delivery on policy and regulation, campaigns, communications, security, Vodafone Foundation, and issues important to the communities in which we operate, thereby driving Vodafone strategic positioning and ‘social’ contract.

Sanjiv Ahuja

Mr. Sanjiv Ahuja CPA serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Sanjiv has broad telecoms expertise, having led mobile, broadband and infrastructure companies, such as Telcordia (formerly Bellcore), Orange SA, Bell Communications Research and Lightsquared, as well as considerable international experience from operating in Europe, the United States, Africa and Asia. He is the founder and chairman of Tillman Global Holdings, which provides telecommunications and renewable energy project development services. His comprehensive knowledge of the telecoms sector is valuable to Board discussions.

Crispin Davis

Sir Crispin Henry Davis serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Sir Crispin has broad-ranging experience as a business leader within international content and technology markets from his roles as chief executive of RELX Group (formerly Reed Elsevier) and the digital agency, Aegis Group plc, and group managing director of Guinness PLC (now Diageo plc). He was knighted in 2004 for services to publishing and information. He brings a strong commercial perspective to Board discussions.

Michel Demare

Mr. Michel Demare serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Michel brings extensive international finance, strategy and M&A experience to the Board, gained during his 18 year career at Dow Chemical, as CFO of Baxter International (Europe), and as CFO and head of global markets of ABB Group. He was the non-executive chairman of Syngenta until the company was sold to ChemChina in 2017 and was the vice chairman of UBS Group AG for ten years.

Dame Clara Furse

Ms. Dame Clara H.F Furse serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Dame Clara brings to the Board a deep understanding of international capital markets, regulation, service industries and business transformation developed from her previous roles as chief executive officer of the London Stock Exchange Group plc and Credit Lyonnais Rouse Ltd. Her financial proficiency is highly valued. In 2008 she was appointed Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Valerie Gooding

Ms. Valerie Frances Gooding CBE serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director and Workforce Engagement Lead of the Company. Valerie brings a wealth of international business experience obtained at companies with high levels of customer service including British Airways and as chief executive of BUPA which, together with her focus on leadership and talent, is valuable to Board discussions. External appointments: – Aviva UK Insurance, chairman – Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Queen’s trustee

Renee James

Ms. Renee J. James serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Renee brings comprehensive knowledge of the high technology sector developed from her long career at Intel Corporation where she was president. She is currently the chairman and CEO of Ampere Computing. Her extensive experience of international management, technology and the development and implementation of corporate strategy is an asset to the Board and the Committees of which she is a member.

Maria Martinez

Ms. Maria Amparo Moraleda Martinez serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She brings strong international technology experience to the Board from her previous role as chief executive officer of the international division of Iberdola and a career spanning 20 years at IBM, where she held a number of positions across a range of global locations. She is – Airbus Group, non-executive director, chair of the nominations, governance and remuneration committees, CaixaBank, non-executive director and chair of the remuneration committee, Solvay, non-executive director, – Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Services, member.

David Nish

Mr. David T. Nish serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. David has wide-ranging operational and strategic experience as a senior leader and has a strong understanding of financial and capital markets through his previous directorships which include chief executive officer and chief financial officer of Standard Life plc and chief financial officer of Scottish Power plc.