• Latest people movements include: Petr Matejicek, Daniel Böttcher, Michael Brands, Frank Hellemink, Christian Hindennach, Raquel Martínez Herranz, Michael Rabes, Roberto Cipolla, Sibaji Biswasb, Marius Corcoman, Tiberius Popa, Paulo Neves, Douglas Grierson, Andrew Stevens, Dave Ward.
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Sources: Vodafone; various.

Vodafone
Czech Republic

Petr
Matejicek

Appointment

Vodafone Czech Republic appointed Petr Matejicek Head of Commercial Development and Tribe Lead for Customer Care.

Matejicek was previously a Consultant and Senior Project Lead at professional services provider Ernst& Young.

Vodafone Germany

Daniel
Böttcher

New role

Daniel Böttcher, Head of Technology KPI Portfolio Management at Vodafone Germany (VfD), changed remit to become Head of IoT Innovation& Certification.

Michael
Brands

New role

Michael Brands, Head of Online for VfD’s Enterprise Business Unit, took on a new role as Head of Solstice Programme Planning& Controlling at the German OpCo.

Frank
Hellemink

Departure

Senior VfD networks figure Frank Hellemink left the OpCo to become Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at IT and telecoms infrastructure player CCNST Deutschland. Hellemink, a long-time Kabel Deutschland executive, most latterly filled a cable-focused role as Director of Deployment at VfD.

Christian
Hindennach

Departure

Christian Hindennach, Chief Commercial Officer at Unitymedia, left the business in the wake of its acquisition by VfD. He is reported to have switched to rival Sky Deutschland in the same role.

Raquel Martínez Herranz

New role

Raquel Martínez Herranz, Manager of IT Portfolio& Capacity at VfD, was promoted to become Head of Group Business-to-Business (B2B) Integration.

Michael
Rabes

Appointment

VfD appointed Michael Rabes Head of Fixed Access Engineering, following VfD’s Unitymedia buyout. Rabes was formerly VP of Access Network Expansion at Liberty Global.

Vodafone Italy

Roberto
Cipolla

Departure

Roberto Cipolla, Head of Digital Marketing at Vodafone Italy, left to join Italian financial services provider Agos Ducato as Head of Marketing Customer Value Management.

Vodafone Romania

Sibaji
Biswasb

Departure

Vodafone Romania (VfR) hired Marius Corcoman as its new Finance Director, effective December2019. Corcoman succeeds Sibaji Biswasb, who has held the position since 2017. Corcoman joins from the trading division of Romanian oil provider KazMunayGas International, where he was Chief Executive (CEO).

Marius
Corcoman

Appointment

Tiberius
Popa

Departure

Tiberius Popa, Director of Corporate& Fixed Services Operations at VfR, joined Burmese operator Ooredoo Myanmar as Director of B2B.

Vodafone Spain

Paulo
Neves

Departure

Paulo Neves, Director of Commercial Operations at Vodafone Spain, departed to become Deputy CEO at Spanish fibre player Lyntia.

Vodafone UK

Douglas
Grierson

Departure

Douglas Grierson, Head of Regional Business for the London region at VfUK, left to become Director of Sales& Marketing at London fibre network operator G‑Network Communications.

Andrew
Stevens

New role

Andrew Stevens, Interim Director of UK Partnerships& Alliances at VfUK, took on a new role at the OpCo as Director of UK Small Business.

Dave
Ward

Appointment

VfUK hired Dave Ward, Director of Engineering at British retail technology provider Volo, as Head of Product Engineering.