Vodafone Shuffles CFOs

Vodafone appoints John Townsend (42) as CFO of Verizon Wireless

November 11, 2004

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NEWBURY, U.K. -- Vodafone Group Plc ('Vodafone') announces today that John Townsend (42) has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Wireless. John replaces Andy Halford, who will become Vodafone's Group Financial Director following the Annual General Meeting on 26th July 2005.

John Townsend joined Vodafone from KPMG Peat Marwick in May 1993. He has held a number of senior positions within the Group, including Chief Financial Officer of Europolitan Holdings AB in Sweden and Chief Financial Officer of Vodafone Australia, and most recently, Financial Director of Vodafone UK. John becomes Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Wireless with effect from January 2005.

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