A senior commercial telecom executive, Mr Hofker brings to his new role extensive experience in mobile, fixed and integrated businesses. With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, he has held P&L responsibilities in emerging and developed markets, operating in both leadership and senior management roles.
He has experience in leading business transformation and wide-scale go-to-markets programmes. Prior to his recent seven months assignment to lead the consumer business for Vodacom South Africa, he headed up the consumer market division at Vodafone Netherlands for eight years. Before Vodafone, he worked for the Czech and Dutch incumbent telecom operators. He has previously also fulfilled various commercial executive roles in the energy industry.
In addition to a Master’s degree in Economics and Business Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands, Mr Hofker has completed executive business programmes at IMD (Switzerland) and Harvard Business School in the United States.