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Vodafone CTO Steve Pusey to retire

Staff writer |
London, United Kingdom - January 16, 2015, London, United Kingdom - Vodafone announced that its chief technology officer Steve Pusey has informed the board of his intention to retire from Vodafone on July 31, 2015.

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Mr. Pusey joined Vodafone from Nortel in 2006 and was appointed to the Board in June 2009. He is responsible for all aspects of Vodafone’s networks, IT capability, research and development.

Prior to joining Vodafone, he held the positions of Executive Vice President and President, Nortel EMEA, having joined Nortel in 1982, gaining a wealth of international experience across both the wireline and wireless industries and in business applications and solutions.

Prior to Nortel, he spent several years with British Telecom. Stephen is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.

Mr. Pusey will step down from the Board after the Vodafone Group Annual General Meeting on 28 July 2015 and will not stand for re-election.

Mr. Pusey's successor as Group Technology Officer will be Johan Wibergh who is currently Executive Vice President and Head of the Networks segment at Ericsson.

Mr. Wibergh joined Ericsson in 1996 and gained international experience in leadership roles in Brazil and the United States. During his career, he has been President of Ericsson Brazil, President of Market Unit in the Nordic and Baltic region, and Head of Managed Services.

In Sweden, he serves on several boards of directors, including at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden; the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries; and the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise.

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