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Ex-Vodafone UK GC Takes Reins at FTSE 100 Tech Firm

Former Vodafone U.Ok. normal counsel Helen Lamprell has joined FTSE 100 expertise supplier Aveva as its normal counsel and firm secretary.

Lamprell, who left Vodafone in September after almost twenty years, will begin on the Cambridge-headquartered expertise consulting firm on November 1 and be primarily based in London, it introduced on Tuesday.

She’s going to lead Aveva’s authorized and firm secretarial perform globally because the organisation “builds on synergies” from its acquisition of information software program and companies supplier OSIsoft in August, the assertion stated.

Aveva CEO Peter Herweck added: “As a widely known chief in compliance and purpose-driven initiatives, Helen’s work on tackling points associated to digital poverty has widespread recognition.”

Aveva, which has annual revenues of £820 million, has greater than 6,500 staff throughout 90 places of work in additional than 40 international locations.

Lamprell spent 18 years at Vodafone, and was concerned in lots of the firm’s main company acquisitions and disposals throughout her time there. Previous to that she was a lawyer at Linklaters and was awarded an OBE within the 2020 New 12 months’s Honours record for companies to enterprise and equality.

She was changed within the UK GC position by head of authorized Andy Yorston, who has labored within the Vodafone authorized division for over 11 years, holding quite a lot of authorized and threat and compliance roles in Vodafone Group and Vodafone UK. He was previously a lawyer at Eversheds Sutherland.