In a significant development Philipp Humm has left T-Mobile, USA to join Vodafone as Chief Executive for Northern and Central Europe Region. He has served as President and CEO of T Mobile since 2010. Along with him Vodafone appointed Paolo Bertoluzzo as Chief Executive, Southern Europe.
Both Philipp Humm and Paolo Bertoluzzo will join the Vodafone Group Executive Committee once their respective appointments take effect.
Vodafone Group Chief Executive Vittorio Colao said, “Our new regional structure will underpin our strategy focused on meeting our customers’ long term needs, and Paolo and Philipp will be strong additions to the Vodafone Group Executive Committee.”
The Northern & Central Europe region comprises, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Turkey, Ireland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Romania.
Philipp Humm was previously the Chief Regional Officer, Europe and a member of the Executive Committee of T-Mobile International and CEO and Chief Sales Officer for T-Mobile Germany. A former Managing Director and European Vice President of Amazon Germany and France, Philipp Humm began his career at Procter & Gamble and has previously worked for McKinsey and the German grocery retailer Tengelmann.