29 January 2018
| James Pearce
Vodafone’s senior vice president and global head of connectivity business Vivek Jhamb is to leave the UK-based operator, Capacity can exclusively reveal.
Jhamb, who first joined Vodafone in
2005, will be replaced by Vodafone Carrier Services SVP of
commercial Andrew McGrath, a spokesperson for Vodafone
Jhamb has held various roles within Vodafone, including a
five-year stint as CEO of its carrier and wholesale business in
India, a stretch as interim CEO of its carrier services
division, and two years as SVP for northern Europe and Americas
at Vodafone Carrier Services.
Prior to Vodafone, he held positions at Cisco Systems, iBeam
Broadcasting, and Tejas Networks. Capacity contacted Jhamb to
find out why he is leaving, but had received no response.
McGrath, who joined Vodafone in 2013 according to his
LinkedIn profile, will take the reins from Jhamb when he leaves
McGrath joined Vodafone from British Gas Business, where he
was interim strategy director and programme director. Prior to
this, he spent almost seven years as an executive director of
marketing and strategy at Virgin Media. He has also held
positions at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Cable &
Wireless, and Oracle.
Capacity has contacted Vodafone who confirmed Jhamb will be
departing, but are awaiting an official statement from the
Vodafone Carrier Services,