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Vodafone announces board changes arising from the retirement of Nick Land and Philip Yea

23 Mar 2017Corporate and Financial
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Vodafone Group Plc ("Vodafone") today announced that Nick Land, currently Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee, and Philip Yea, currently Senior Independent Director and member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nominations and Governance Committee, will not seek re-election at the Company's Annual General Meeting in July 2017 after more than ten years of service.

Therefore, Vodafone will make the following changes to its Board with effect from 28 July 2017:

  • Val Gooding will be appointed as Senior Independent Director;
  • David Nish will be appointed Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee;
  • Renee James and Sir Crispin Davis will become members of the Nominations and Governance Committee; and
  • Maria Amparo Moraleda Martinez will become a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Vodafone Group Chairman Gerard Kleisterlee said: "On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Nick and Philip for their significant contribution to Vodafone over the years and wish them well for the future."

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