Immediate Past 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 is committed to continued investment in Ireland’s telecommunications infrastructure. 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 driving the gigabit society agenda in Ireland– with the explicit goal of access for everyone to 1 gigabit broadband speed. Equality of connectivity will change how everyone in Ireland lives, works and plays
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 and achieving the Business Working Responsibly mark.
Anne is a keen triathlete who competes regularly.