Nitesh Naidoo announced as Chief Executive of Vocus’ Consumer business, JP Moorhead appointed Vocus Chief Financial Officer

Nitesh Naidoo announced as Chief Executive of Vocus’ Consumer business, JP Moorhead appointed Vocus Chief Financial Officer

Vocus, Australia’s specialist fibre and network solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Nitesh Naidoo as Chief Executive Consumer, with JP Moorhead incoming as Vocus Chief Financial Officer.

“Nitesh’s appointment as Chief Executive of our Consumer business is a testament to his outstanding leadership as CFO over the last 3½ years. It also reflects the calibre of talent we have here at Vocus,” said Vocus CEO Ellie Sweeney.

“Nitesh understands the intricacies of our business and has a deep appreciation for the changing dynamics of the consumer market. Our Consumer business’ return to profitable growth over the past year has made it an increasingly valuable strategic asset, and Nitesh will continue to build on this trajectory.”

Mr Naidoo has served as Vocus’ Chief Financial Officer since January 2020, leading the Finance division through a period of substantial change as Vocus successfully completed its turnaround strategy and subsequent acquisition by Macquarie Asset Management and Aware Super in 2021.

“It’s a great privilege to be appointed Chief Executive of Australia’s fourth-largest consumer broadband business, which has strong momentum in market,” Mr Naidoo said. “Our Dodo and iPrimus retail brands account for more than 900,000 services in operation across broadband, mobile, and energy; and we are committed to maintaining our position of having the lowest levels of customer complaints out of all major telcos.”

Nitesh Naidoo
Chief Executive, Vocus Consumer Business

JP Moorhead
Chief Financial Officer, Vocus

“As a result of Nitesh’s move to Chief Executive Consumer, I am delighted to welcome JP Moorhead to Vocus as Chief Financial Officer. JP has previously worked as CFO of Blackbird Ventures, CFO of Westpac’s Specialist Business division, and brings telco experience from his time as Group CFO of the Virgin Group,” said Ms Sweeney.

“JP has an exceptional track record across a range of industries and brings a wealth of experience and expertise in finance, strategy, and transformation in high-growth environments. He will be an invaluable addition to our leadership team as Vocus continues to deploy our $1 billion investment strategy to upgrade the reach and capacity of our national fibre network.”

Mr Moorhead will join Vocus effective 11 September 2023, and Mr Naidoo will transition to his new role effective 2 October 2023.

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