Leanne Wood

Chief Human Resources Officer

Executive Committee member since April 2019

Leanne joined Vodafone as Chief Human Resources Officer and a member of the Executive Committee on 1 April 2019. She is responsible for leading Vodafone’s people and organisation strategy which includes developing strong talent and leadership, effective organisations, strategic capabilities and an engaging culture and work environment. Leanne was the Chief People, Strategy and Corporate Affairs Officer for Burberry Plc from 2015. Prior to that she worked for Diageo Plc for 15 years in a variety of roles, latterly as their Group HR Director. She has also worked in strategy and finance for Allied Domecq Plc, LEK Consulting and United Distillers. Leanne holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Master of Arts from the University of Cambridge.

Leanne is a current Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit, Corporate Responsibility and Nomination and Remuneration Committees at Compass Group PLC.