PRESIDENT, DUBLIN CHAMBER
Chief Executive, Vodafone
Anne O’Leary was appointed CEO of Vodafone Ireland in February 2013, having spent five years as Enterprise Director. She joined Vodafone from BT Ireland where she was Managing Director for six years and was previously Regional Director with Esat Telecom.
As CEO of Vodafone, Anne has committed to investing in Ireland’s telecommunications infrastructure, resulting in Vodafone's nationwide rollout of 4G. She is also overseeing SIRO, Vodafone’s joint venture with the ESB, who are investing €450m in the roll out of high speed fibre broadband across Ireland.
Additionally, Anne is championing the gigabit society agenda in Ireland. A gigabit society is one where everyone has access to world class connectivity of 1 gigabit, whether they live in a village, town or city.
A Cork native, Anne champions wellbeing and diversity in the workplace and has spearheaded Vodafone securing a position as one of Ireland’s top ten Great Places to Work.
Anne is married to Nick and both are keen triathletes who compete regularly.