Non-Executive Director, 70, was appointed to the Board on 1 September 2003 and retired at the 2014 AGM on 24 April 2014. Andreas was formerly a member of the Supervisory Board of TDS Informationstechnologie. He was previously Senior Vice President of Compaq Computer Corporation and has also held senior management roles at Thomson – CSF, Texas Instruments and Ford.
Non-Executive Director, 75, was appointed to the Board on 23 July 2002 and retired at the 2014 AGM on 24 April 2014. Vincenzo is President of VIDA Consulting Srl., Partner of Multipartner SpA and Non-Executive Director of Mediatica SpA. He is a former Non-Executive Director of Banca di Roma and was previously Corporate Vice President of EDS Corporation, President of Digital Equipment Europe and General Manager of IBM Europe.
Executive Director until 31 October 2014, 57, was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2009 as a Non-Executive Director and became CFO on 31 March 2011. He stepped down as CFO and Executive Director on 31 October 2014. He previously held various roles at Devonshire Investors (a Fidelity related company) and served as Chairman of FIML Natural Resources and Backyard Farms Holding LLC. Prior to this, Mark was Vice President of Finance at Kronos Inc and began his career at Ernst & Young.
Non-Executive Director, 74, was appointed to the Board on 6 January 2005 and retired at the 2014 AGM on 24 April 2014. Gene was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MCI Communications Corporation (now Verizon), founder, Chairman and CEO of Telecom USA and President of M/A-Com DCC. He also served as advisor to the Walt Disney Company, Telecom Italia and Nippon Electric Company. Gene is a member of the boards of NetCracker Technology Corporation and Tower Cloud Inc.
Non-Executive Director, 53, was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2015. Jennifer was a senior portfolio manager at Fidelity Investments where she began her career as the Telecommunications analyst in the Equity Group in 1987. Since retiring from money management in 2009, she has served in an advisory role at FMR and now sits on the boards of Geode Capital Management and Forum Pharmaceuticals, two Fidelity affiliates. Prior to joining Fidelity, Jennifer was a research associate for Fred Alger Management, in New York.