Monday, 12 December 2016 11:55

Vodafone confirms Millroy as CTO

By
Kevin Millroy, Vodafone Australia Kevin Millroy, Vodafone Australia

Vodafone Australia has appointed 30-year telecommunications industry veteran Kevin Millroy as chief technology officer to replace Benoit Hanssen who left the telco in August.

Millroy has been acting CTO since Hanssen’s departure, after three years in Australia, to take up a new post with the Hutchison Group.

Millroy joined VHA in 2013 as general manager access network delivery. Prior to VHA, Millroy was head of Cornerstone for a network infrastructure partnership between Vodafone UK and O2, and regional operations director at Vodafone UK where he led the development of the company’s 3G capability and oversaw the deployment of 3,500 sites. He also previously worked for Ericsson and Cellnet.

Vodafone chief executive officer Iñaki Berroeta said Millroy was the right person to lead the company’s network and technology strategy.

“Kevin knows our network inside out, and has played a critical role in leading the teams which have built the network our customers love and trust.

“As general manager Access Network Delivery, Kevin had responsibility for the rollout of network upgrade and expansion projects including the mobile black spot programme.

“Kevin’s priorities as CTO include the on-going expansion of our network, delivering fixed broadband in 2017, continuing the rollout of the fibre transmission network and preparing for 5G.

“Kevin is highly experienced, with more than 30 years working in the telecommunications industry globally, and I congratulate him on his appointment to the executive team.”

“We’ve got a very strong network roadmap, which includes fixed broadband and 5G, and I’m excited about everything we’ll be delivering for customers,” Millroy said.

DIGITAL MARKETING HAS NO SOCIAL DISTANCING OR TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

As part of our Lead Machine Methodology we will help you get more leads, more customers and more business. Let us help you develop your digital marketing campaign

Digital Marketing is ideal in these tough times and it can replace face to face marketing with person to person marketing via the phone conference calls and webinars

Significant opportunity pipelines can be developed and continually topped up with the help of Digital Marketing so that deals can be made and deals can be closed

- Newsletter adverts in dynamic GIF slideshow formats

- News site adverts from small to large sizes also as dynamic GIF slideshow formats

- Guest Editorial - get your message out there and put your CEO in the spotlight

- Promotional News and Content - displayed on the homepage and all pages

- Leverage our proven event promotion methodology - The Lead Machine gets you leads

Contact Andrew our digital campaign designer on 0412 390 000 or via email andrew.matler@itwire.com

CONTACT US!

LAYER 1 ENCRIPTION A KEY TO CYBER-SECURITY SOLUTION

Security requirements such as confidentiality, integrity and authentication have become mandatory in most industries.

Data encryption methods previously used only by military and intelligence services have become common practice in all data transfer networks across all platforms, in all industries where information is sensitive and vital (financial and government institutions, critical infrastructure, data centres, and service providers).

Get the full details on Layer-1 encryption solutions straight from PacketLight’s optical networks experts.

This white paper titled, “When 1% of the Light Equals 100% of the Information” is a must read for anyone within the fiber optics, cybersecurity or related industry sectors.

To access click Download here.

DOWNLOAD!

Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

VENDOR NEWS & EVENTS

REVIEWS

Recent Comments