Nicholas Jonathan Read is a Briton businessperson who has been at the head of 5 different companies. Presently, he holds the position of Group Chief Executive Officer-Designate at Vodafone Group Plc and Chief Financial Officer of Vodafone Ventures Ltd. (a subsidiary of Vodafone Group Plc).
He is also on the board of Booking Holdings, Inc., The GSM Association and Vodafone Towers Ltd.
In the past Nicholas Jonathan Read was Chairman of VHA Pty Ltd. and Chairman of Vodafone Australia Pty Ltd. (a subsidiary of VHA Pty Ltd.), Chief Executive Officer at Vodafone Ltd., Chief Executive Officer for Vodafone UK Ltd., Chief Financial Officer at Miller Freeman Worldwide Ltd., Chief Financial Officer-Europe Region at Vizzavi Ltd., Non-Executive Director at Vodacom Group Ltd. and Head-Senior Global Finance at United Business Media Plc.
Mr. Read received an undergraduate degree from The University of Manchester.