Ronald Schellekens, group HR director, Vodafone

Ronald Schellekens is the Vodafone group HR director and a member of the Vodafone executive committee

As well as leading Vodafone’s human resources function he is also responsible for internal communications, health and safety, and real estate and property across Vodafone worldwide. In addition he is a main board member of Vodacom, one of Africa’s largest publicly-listed telecommunications companies, and serves on its remuneration committee, the nomination committee and the social and ethics committee

Before joining Vodafone he spent six years at Shell as EVP HR for its global downstream division, nine years at PepsiCo, and eight years at AT&T in various senior positions.

Schellekens has a BA in human resource management and an MSc in management and organisation.