Former FD in Vodafone non-exec role
Phillip Yea joins Vodafone as non-executive director
Vodafone has appointed former FD Philip Yea as a non-executive director. He
takes up the role on 1 September.
Yea, 50, is currently CEO of 3i Group, and has held several senior positions,
including MD of Investcorp, group finance director of Diageo, and financial
director of Guinness. He has also previously held non-executive roles at HBOS
and Manchester United.
Lord MacLaurin, chairman of Vodafone, said of his appointment: ‘I am
delighted that Philip is joining Vodafone. He brings with him extensive business
experience and a record of success in international markets, not only in Europe
and Africa but also in the United States.
‘His financial and strategic skills, as well as his knowledge of issues
facing international businesses, will be of great benefit to the Board.’