Vivek Badrinath joined Vodafone and the Executive Committee as CEO of AMAP in October 2016. He oversees Vodafone’s operations in the Vodacom Group, India, Australia, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya and New Zealand. Vivek is also the Interim CEO of Vodafone Business.
Prior to that, he was the Deputy Chief Executive at the international hospitality group Accor Hotels where he was responsible for marketing, digital solutions, distribution and information systems. He was previously Deputy Chief Executive with Orange and has a long career in telecommunications, Technology, and Enterprise Services within Orange. Between 2000 and 2004 he ran the Indian operations of Thomson. He was a Board member of Nokia between 2014 and 2016.
He is a recipient of the French National Order of Merit.