Flannery has more than 25 years ‘experience in Australian and New Zealand news organisations.
He is a former head of news and operations at Network Ten, head of news and current affairs at New Zealand’s TVNZ, and executive producer of Today and National Nine News.
“Anthony is one of the best operators in the business,” said Vodafone’s general manager for corporate affairs, Elise Davidson. “He brings with him a deep understanding of the Australian media landscape and a broad network of contacts.”
Flannery will be responsible for the business’s corporate media relations across media outlets around Australia, including network, strategic announcements and financial reporting.
“I’m proud to be making this step to a company that is serious about offering great customer service and a great product to its customers,” said Flannery. “I’ve been impressed by Vodafone’s recent trajectory, and I’m looking forward to working with a company that is very much in the business of serving Australia.”
Flannery starts with Vodafone today.