Vodafone Group Appoints Ex-Orange CEO Sanjiv Ahuja as Director; Telstra CFO Robyn Denholm to step Down

Vodafone Group Appoints Ex-Orange CEO Sanjiv Ahuja as Director; Telstra CFO Robyn Denholm to step Down Image Credit: Vodafone Group

Vodafone Group announced the appointment of former Orange CEO and Chairman Sanjiv Ahuja as a Non-Executive Director.

Sanjiv was Chief Operating Officer and President of Telcordia Technologies, before moving to Orange Telecommunications in 2003, where he held the roles of COO, CEO and and eventually Chairman of Orange. After leaving Orange in 2007, he was CEO and Chairman at wireless broadband companies LightSquared and Augere, and he also founded and chaired Eaton Towers, which builds active and passive telecom infrastructure throughout Africa.

Sanjiv has sat on the boards of Telenor ASA, Network Appliance, Cadbury Schweppes and Williams Sonoma, and holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Delhi University and a master's degree in Computer Information Systems from Columbia University in New York.

In another development, Telstra  announced that Robyn Denholm would be stepping down as Chief Financial Officer of the company.

Robyn has indicated her intention to accept the role of Chairman with the Tesla Board effective from 13 November 2018. Telstra CEO Andy Penn said Robyn would continue in her role with Telstra for her six-month notice period with her final date of employment being 6 May 2019.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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