The current executive president of the Spanish subsidiary of Vodafone, Portugal’s António Coimbra, will accumulate as of January 1st, 2019, the position of president of the company, the company said in a statement today.
The president of Vodafone and its foundation, Francisc Román, a history of telecommunications development in Spain, informed the company of his decision to leave his posts on December 31.
“Paco Román is a reference for all those who are part of Vodafone in Spain, he was a key person in the development of our business in Spain and is a model of what represents our culture and values,” said António Coimbra in a statement quoted in a Press release.
According to the statement, Francisc Román “boosted Vodafone’s leadership in the mobile network and helped accelerate the adoption of mobile data services in Spain by private and business customers.”
António Coimbra was Vodafone Portugal’s chief executive officer until he took over as the chief executive officer of Vodafone Spain on September 1, 2012.
Previously, he has been in the management of Vodafone Portugal since 1995, having assumed the position of CEO in 2009, when António Carrapatoso took over as chairman.
The manager is 57 years old and has a degree in mechanical engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon. He started his career at Siemens in 1987 and joined Vodafone in 1992 as director of direct sales.