Rachel is Chief Financial Officer of Telefónica Deutschland, the largest company listed on the TecDAX. Telefónica Deutschland is the largest Mobile Operator in Germany, by customer numbers, and best known for their O2 brand. Rachel has been CFO since 2011, and is also responsible for Strategy and Innovation. She led the largest IPO in Europe in 2012 to take Telefónica Deutschland public, and played a key role in the 8bn Euro take over of E+, the number four player in the market, in 2013. Rachel has been with the global Telefónica Group since 2007 during which time she has held various senior management and finance roles in Europe. Rachel began her career with Ernst & Young and has also held positions with the Weir Group plc and Lucent Technologies, and is a qualified chartered accountant.
Rachel is a member of the Audit and Nominations Committees.