Hopefully Vodafone boss Nick Read managed to catch yesterday’s epic international rugby clash between England and New Zealand at Twickenham.
Read has big shoes to fill, both literally and figuratively, but he could do with some tips on how to deal with a hospital pass from his predecessor.
Vittorio Colao’s departure from the telecoms giant earlier this year represented the end of an era. The world’s second largest mobile operator was undoubtedly reshaped during a decade of deal-making under the towering Italian.
The question is whether it was for the better or worse: did he leave behind a digital communications powerhouse fit for the 21st century? Or a below-par utility over-exposed to Europe’s…
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