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Colman Deegan

Chief Executive Officer, Zayo Europe

Colman Deegan brings over 25 years of telecom industry expertise to his role as Chief Executive Officer of Zayo Europe. His career spans across various leadership positions within Vodafone, where he operated in five countries and four leading divisions. In his most recent role as CEO of Vodafone Spain, Colman not only led the company but also contributed as a member of the Vodafone Group Executive Committee.

Under his leadership, he spearheaded a successful operational turnaround in one of the most fiercely competitive markets in the telecommunications sector. Colman’s journey within Vodafone began in Corporate Treasury before transitioning to Mergers and Acquisitions, eventually serving as the Group M&A Director. He then took on Chief Financial Officer roles in Vodafone’s Indian and Italian operations, both significant entities within the group. In 2016, Colman assumed the position of CEO of Vodafone Turkey.

Throughout his career, he has been lauded for his exceptional people and relationship skills, which have been pivotal in driving results and fostering sustainable growth within organizations. Colman is results focused and motivated by building organizations for sustainable and profitable growth.