Vodafone Group has announced five appointments to lead the integration of Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW) following the completion of the acquisition of CWW by Vodafone and the de-listing of CWW from the London Stock Exchange.
The Chief Executive of Vodafone Global Enterprise, Nick Jeffery, has been appointed as Chief Executive of CWW, with immediate effect. He will join the leadership teams of both Vodafone UK and Vodafone Group's Northern & Central Europe region. Nick Jeffery was appointed Chief Executive of Vodafone Global Enterprise in 2006, establishing a business unit which now serves the needs of Vodafone's top 1,500 corporate customers.
Nick Jeffery began his career with Cable & Wireless plc (Mercury Communications) in 1991 and led the company's UK and international markets business units before joining Vodafone in 2004.
He will be succeeded as Chief Executive of Vodafone Global Enterprise by the Enterprise Business Unit Director of Vodafone Germany, Jan Geldmacher. The appointment is also with immediate effect. Jan Geldmacher is a former Chief Executive of BT Germany who joined Vodafone Germany in 2008. Under his leadership, enterprise has grown to account for one-third of revenues in Vodafone Group's largest local market, with multinational client contracts won in co-operation with Vodafone Global Enterprise, including BMW, Siemens, Allianz and the Volkswagen Group.