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Press Release | 07 Feb 2018

Vodafone UK appoints Scott Petty as Chief Technology Officer

Vodafone UK appoints Scott Petty as Chief Technology Officer

Vodafone UK has announced that Scott Petty has joined as Chief Technology Officer, succeeding Jorge Fernandes.

Vodafone UK has announced that Scott Petty has joined as Chief Technology Officer, succeeding Jorge Fernandes.

Scott was previously Vodafone Group Technology Enterprise Director, responsible for defining and implementing the Group’s Technology strategy for Enterprise, and managing all aspects of Enterprise product development and customer solutions, from design to delivery. Working closely with Vodafone’s local markets, including the UK, and our Enterprise Business Units, Scott and his team have focused on creating a great Enterprise customer experience, underpinned by world-class service and digital transformation. During his tenure, Vodafone has secured market leading positions in several areas of Enterprise services, including IoT, fixed network services and unified communications.

Scott joined Vodafone in 2009 from Dimension Data, where he held various positions, including running their Global Services Business and serving as CIO.

Commenting on his appointment, Scott said: “I’m delighted to be joining Vodafone UK at this exciting time, as we drive forward the likes of artificial intelligence, 5G and full fibre broadband, all of which will power the new digital economy. We aim to be the key enabler of this digital revolution, drawing on our leading position in areas such as IoT and unified communications to transform how businesses operate and how we live our lives.”

As part of these changes, Kye Prigg, who is currently Vodafone UK’s Head of Mobile Networks, will also take on responsibility for fixed networks. This is in recognition of Kye’s vital role in helping to create Vodafone’s most reliable network ever, and will help the business to meet the growing demand for unified communications.

About Vodafone UK

About Vodafone UK

Vodafone UK is a technology communications company that connects people, businesses and devices to help our customers benefit from digital innovation. Our services span mobile, fixed line connections, home and office broadband, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

We have a strong track record as a tech pioneer, making the UK’s first mobile phone call, sending the first text message, and making the UK’s first live holographic call using 5G in 2018. We were also the first to start carrying live 5G traffic from a site in Salford, Greater Manchester. As of October 2020, we have 5G in 57 locations in the UK and 193 across Germany, Spain, Italy and Ireland.

In September 2020, leading mobile benchmarking company, umlaut, named Vodafone as London’s best network for 5G. Our 4G network coverage currently reaches over 99% of the UK population. And in October 2020, Vodafone was named Network Provider of the Year by readers of leading technology advice website, Trusted Reviews.

Today, Vodafone serves more than 18 million mobile and fixed-line customers in the UK. To help deliver Gigabit UK, our full-fibre broadband roll-out programme now covers 15 UK towns and cities through partnerships with CityFibre and Openreach.

For more information about Vodafone UK please visit: www.vodafone.co.uk.

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