Proximus appoints new CFO and strengthens its digital positioning with “renowned leaders”, according to CEO

He will take up his duties in May at the latest. The Board of Directors also approved the creation of a new position within the Executive Committee, that of Chief Digital & IT Officer, which will be occupied by Antonietta Mastroianni. “Mark Reid will continue efforts to consolidate Proximus’ reputation as a reliable and financially stable operator, and will play an important role in bringing Proximus back to profitable growth by 2022”, explains Proximus.

International experience

“I am delighted to welcome Antonietta Mastroianni and Mark Reid to the management team of Proximus. They are both renowned leaders who have gained a wealth of international experience in business transformation. Simplifying digital solutions and IT will allow the company to be more agile and to truly adapt to the digital world. As CEO, I have full confidence in Antonietta’s ability as a very energetic, experienced leader, visionary and innovative, to lead this transformation, ”said Guillaume Boutin.

“Mark will face the challenge of convincing the financial markets of the merits of our # inspire2022 strategy and the underlying investments. With his skills, expertise, enthusiasm and remarkable dynamism, I am sure he is at the height of its mission, “he added.

Scottish and holder of an aeronautical engineering degree from the University of Glasgow, accountant Mark Reid currently serves as chief financial officer at UPC.

He will join the Proximus executive committee no later than May 2021. In the meantime, Katleen Vandeweyer will continue to act as interim CFO, a position she has held since Sandrine Dufour left on June 1. Ms Vandeweyer will continue her career with the operator as Deputy CFO.

Italian Antonietta Mastroianni has twenty years of experience in telecommunications groups in Italy (Vodafone and H3G), Switzerland (Swisscom and Sunrise Communications) and most recently at TDC (Denmark). Her arrival is expected in April at Proximus where she “will lead the IT transformation and simplification efforts as well as the digitization of the company”.

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