Emanuele Angelidis and Richard Schafer leave less than a year after joining
The chief executive officer of major new MVNA Viacloud has sensationally left the company, Mobile News can exclusively reveal.
Emanuele Angelidis confirmed that he had left the firm, less than a year after joining the company. Mobile News also understands chief financial officer, Richard Schafer has also left his role.
Viacloud, which announced in October that former EE chief executive and Virgin Mobile founder Tom Alexander was joining the board, refused to comment on the news but said it would make an official announcement in the coming days.
The Bahraini-backed firm announced a major strategic partnership with EE in July 2012 and has plans to become one of the biggest suppliers to MVNOs. It’s platform can support up to 7 million customers and it hopes to create the UK’s first 4G virtual network.
Its leadership team is littered with former senior executives from major operators. Angelidis is the former head of Bulldog Communications, while Schafer was previously at Vodafone UK.