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Age : 56
Public asset : 38,753,309 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Unilever NV (ADR) - Unilever plc - Vodafone Group plc

Summary 
Mr. Vittorio A. Colao is Chief Executive Officer at Vodafone Ventures Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Vodafone Group Plc.

He is on the Board of Directors at Unilever Plc, Cellco Partnership, Inc., Vodafone Group Plc, and Vodafone-Panafon Hellenic Telecommunications Co. SA.

Mr. Colao was previously employed as Chief Executive Officer by RCS MediaGroup SpA, Chief Executive & Operating Officer by Omnitel Pronto Italia, and Partner by McKinsey & Co., Inc.

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Bocconi.


Current positions of Vittorio Colao 
NameTitle Since
Unilever NV (ADR)
(Personal Products)
Non-Executive Director 2015
Unilever plc
(Personal Products)
Non-Executive Director 2015
Vodafone Group plc
(Wireless Telecommunications Services)
Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director 2006
Vodafone Ventures Ltd. Chief Executive Officer 2008
Vodafone-Panafon Hellenic Telecommunications Co. SA Non-Executive Director -
Cellco Partnership, Inc. Director 2010
European Round Table of Industrialists Vice Chairman -


Holdings of Vittorio Colao 
NameEquities%Valuation
Vodafone Group (VOD)
Wireless Telecommunications Services
12,190,5620.046%38,753,309 USD


Vittorio Colao : Personal Network 


Biography of Vittorio Colao 
Vittorio Amedeo Colao (born 3 October 1961) is an Italian businessman, chief executive officer at Vodafone Group. He received a business degree from Bocconi University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Career
He started his career at investment bank Morgan Stanley in London. He joined the Milan office of [& Company|McKinsey & Co] in 1986, where as a Partner he worked on media, telecommunications and industrial goods sectors and was responsible for office recruitment.

After shareholder criticism of the publishing group's strategy and governance, he resigned from RCS MediaGroup following the company's board meeting of September 12, rejoining Vodafone on 9 October 2006 as CEO Europe and succeeding Sir Julian Horn-Smith as Deputy-CEO.

Commenting to the Italian press in 2007 that he had no interest in taking the CEO's job at Telecom Italia, Colao succeeded Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin on 29 July 2008. Colao's compensation from Vodafone in 2009 included his annual salary of €932,000, and a bonus of €881,000. Combined with other payments the total was €2,264,000.

Personal life
Married in 1992, his wife and two children reside with him in England. Colao is a reserve officer in the Carabinieri.



Source @ Wikipedia



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