• Latest people movements include: Valsi Thomollari, Manuel Cubero, Andreas Laukenmann, Christoph Völkel, Csaba Kiss Kalló, Raffaella Nargi, Alessandro Vaccari, Fernando Alemany, Javier Noguera, Esther Colmenarejo Serrano, David Sola, Peter Chapman, Scott Currie, Chris Halliday, Tom Marks, Richard Reeves, Graeme Walker, Anja Maassen van den Brink
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Sources: Vodafone; various. 

Vodafone Albania

Valsi
Thomollari

Appointment

Vodafone Albania hired Valsi Thomollari as Chief Technology Security Officer. Thomollari was previously Head of Information Security at financial services provider Alpha Bank Albania.

Vodafone Germany

Manuel
Cubero

Departure

Manuel Cubero (left), Director of Consumer at Vodafone Germany (VfD), is to leave the company at the end of June2019. His next destination has yet to be revealed.

Cubero will be succeeded by Andreas Laukenmann (right), Director of Commercial Management at VfD. Speaking about his departure, VfD CEO Hannes Ametsreiter said Cubero had a “decisive influence on the development of the consumer division and stands for the very good performance of the division in recent years”. Images: Vodafone Deutschland.

Andreas Laukenmann

New role

Christoph Völkel

New role

Christoph Völkel, Head of Corporate& New Business Sales at VfD, changed remit to become Head of Channel Management.

Vodafone Ireland

Csaba Kiss Kalló

Departure

Csaba Kiss Kalló, Head of Connectivity, Mobility& Security Portfolio at Vodafone Ireland, became Head of Product for billing software specialist BriteBill, a subsidiary of Amdocs. Image: Big 5G Event.

Vodafone Italy

Raffaella
Nargi

Appointment

VodafoneItaly (VfIt) appointed Raffaella Nargi Head of Strategic Partnerships.

Nargi joins from rival Telecom Italia (TIM) where she was formerly Senior Business Evaluation Manager, Team Leader of Global Strategic Partnerships at TIM’s international service provider subsidiary Sparkle.

Alessandro Vaccari

New role

Alessandro Vaccari, Head of Network Planning at VfIt, became Head of Vodafone Business Technology Solutions. In his new role, Vaccari is responsible for the delivery of communications and connectivity solutions to VfIt’s corporate customers.

Vodafone Spain

Fernando Alemany

Departure

Fernando Alemany, Director of Inside Sales Hub for Southern Europe at Vodafone Spain (VfS), departed the OpCo. His next destination has yet to be revealed.

Javier
Noguera

New role

Javier Noguera, Head of Operations, Planning& Interconnection at VfS, was promoted to become Director of Customer Service and Residential Telesales.

Esther Colmenarejo Serrano

New role

Esther Colmenarejo Serrano became Director of Digital Customer Solutions at VfS. Serrano was previously Director of Digital Channels at the Spanish OpCo. In her new role, Serrano is responsible for all digital customer channels, including the VfS mobile app, website, and voice assistants.

David
Sola

New role

David Sola, Director of Strategy& Digital Transformation at VfS, changed remit to become Director of Operations& Commercial Planning. Image: Vodafone España.

Vodafone UK

Peter
Chapman

Departure

Peter Chapman, Head of BigData and Advanced Analytics at VodafoneUK (VfUK), departed to join British financial services provider HSBC as Head of Data for theUK. Image: Chief Data Office Exchange.

Scott
Currie

New role

ScottCurrie was appointed Head of VOXI, VfUK’s youth-oriented mobile sub-brand.

Currie was previously Customer Experience and Digital Lead for VOXI. The move appears to see VOXI gain distinct leadership, having previously being headed by Dan Lambrou, Head of Youth Segment at VfUK.

Chris
Halliday

Appointment

VfUK hired Chris Halliday, formerly Senior Product Manager at British financial services comparison website GoCompare, as Head of Digital Optimisation and Change.

Tom
Marks

Departure

Tom Marks, Head of Human Resources (HR) for VfUK’s Enterprise division and Chair of the VfUK’s SouthWest region, left to join enterprise IT services provider Hewlett Packard Enterprise as Transformation Director within the technology vendor’s Communications and Media Solutions unit. Image: Business Leader.

Richard
Reeves

Appointment

VfUK appointed Richard Reeves Head of Consumer Strategy.

Reeves joins from the GSM Association, where he was Head of Industry Strategy.

Reeves has held senior strategy positions across multiple mobile operators, including as Director of Strategy at EE and then Managing Director of Group Strategy at BT, between 2011 and 2018.

Graeme
Walker

Departure

Graeme Walker, Head of Sales, Majors & Acquisitions at VfUK, left to become Head of Sales for the telco sector at data, analytics and software solutions provider TransUnionUK.

VodafoneZiggo

Anja Maassen van den Brink

Departure

Anja Maassen vanden Brink, Executive Director of Human Resources at VodafoneZiggo (VfZ), left the operator to become Chief People Officer at Lilium. Germany-based Lilium is an on‑demand air taxi service provider that plans to be operational in several cities by 2025.