Vodafone Group has appointed Sonia Hernandez as chief executive officer for Vodafone Malta Ltd. She succeeds Amanda Nelson, who was appointed chief executive officer at Vodafone Hungary.
Sonia joined Vodafone in 2012 as the Head of Supply Chain radio access at the Vodafone Procurement Company (VPC) in Luxembourg and she was reporting to the CEO of the Vodafone Procurement Company based in Luxembourg and responsible for Vodafone Group Commercial and Services expenditure across all operating companies, in the areas of Marketing, Customer Care, Human Resources, Business Services, Real Estate.
Prior to joining Vodafone, she worked for Siemens Mobile Communications and was in charge of global sales account management for international accounts such as Telefonica and Telecom Italia.
She was a key contributor to the growth of the Siemens mobile and Nokia Siemens Networks business in Latin America. She then made a career change to human resources management and served as head of HR for Nokia Siemens Networks.
Ms Hernandez is fluent in five languages and studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Madrid.