Vodafone UK names Ahmed Essam as CEO as replacement for Nick Jeffery

Vodafone Group announced the resignation of Vodafone UK CEO Nick Jeffery from his current role.
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Nick Jeffery will be leaving Vodafone on 15 February 2021.

Ahmed Essam will become the new CEO of Vodafone UK effective 1 February. Ahmed has been group chief commercial operations and strategy officer since 2018 and he will remain on the Vodafone Group Executive Committee.

He joined Vodafone in 1999 and has held many senior roles including CEO of the Europe Cluster, CEO of Vodafone Egypt, commercial director for Vodafone’s Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific region plus Group and local Commercial functions including Consumer Business and Customer Care.

Alex Froment-Curtil will become the group chief commercial officer and will join Vodafone Group Executive Committee effective 1 February.  Alex joined Vodafone in 2003 working at Group and in markets including CEO in Vodafone Hungary, Egypt and Turkey.