Vodafone Group said it has named David Thodey (photo) its new non-executive director from 1 September, subject to approval by shareholders at the company’s upcoming AGM on 23 July. Thodey worked 12 years at Telstra, including six as CEO. Before that, he spent 22 years at IBM, including as CEO of IBM Australia and NZ, according Telecompaper.
Thodey currently holds non-executive director positions at Ramsay Health Care and Tyro. He is the chairman of the Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation, and was formerly a non-executive director of the GSM Association.