Thomas was appointed as Finance Director for AMAP (Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific) in July 2018. In addition to this, on the 1st of April 2019 his role was expanded to include Vodafone Business.
Thomas has financial oversight for the Vodafone Group operating companies in Africa, Asia, New Zealand and Australia VHA (a 50/50 joint venture with Hutchison Telecommunications Australia Limited), as well as Vodafone’s B2B operations globally.
Thomas is a member of the Vodafone Senior Leadership Team and sits on the boards of Vodafone Australia, Vodafone Egypt, Vodafone Ghana, Vodafone New Zealand, Vodacom in South Africa and Vodafone Business.
Prior to this, Thomas was Chief Financial Officer of Vodafone India Ltd. (2013 to 2018) and Chief Financial Officer of Vodafone Ireland (2010 – 2013). In this time, his team delivered significant improvements in profitability and a strategic refocus on commercial investment.
Thomas first joined Vodafone Germany in 1998 and holds a postgraduate qualification in Accounting and International Markets Management from the University of Muenster Germany.