Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telefónica UK
Mark Evans became Chief Executive Officer of Telefónica UK (O2) on 1st August 2016. He was also appointed as a member of Telefónica SA Executive Committee. Mark was previously Chief Financial Officer for Telefónica UK, a position he held since January 2012. Mark Evans also oversees the running of GiffGaff, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telefónica. Prior to joining Telefónica in 2012, Mark held a number of senior positions within Vodafone Group including Global Technology CFO, UK CFO and Ireland CFO, whilst also holding the acting CEO role in Ireland. Prior to Vodafone, Mark was the Group Financial Controller for NTL. Mark is Chairman of Tesco Mobile, the largest Mobile Virtual Network Operator in the UK, a joint venture of Tesco Plc and Telefónica. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Hiscox Insurance. Mark is an Associate Member of the Chartered Management Accountants (ACMA) and was educated at Southampton Solent University.