In a boardroom reshuffle designed to ‘speed up execution and decision making’ Vodafone appointed Halford, 45, currently FD at US-based Verizon Wireless, as its new FD and Sir Julian Horn-Smith as deputy chief executive. Horn-Smith will take up his post from 1 January 2005.
Arun Sarin, chief executive, said: ‘We are creating an organisation that is better positioned to respond to the high expectations of our customers. Faster execution will enable us to extend our lead within the mobile industry and deliver the benefits to our customers, our employees and our shareholders.’
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The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements