Global Talent, Capabilities and Organisational Development Director Vodafone Extended Faculty


Francesco Bianco has had a vast career in HR, spanning over 15 years. Francesco originally joined Vodafone Italy in 2000 and has extended his career portfolio internationally in other HRD roles including HR Director in Vodafone Ireland before moving to the Netherlands as HR and Property Director in 2011.

He then continued his career within Vodafone Group after the acquisition of Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW) as HR Director, CWW.

Francesco was subsequently appointed as HR Director for Vodafone Group Technology in May 2013. He became Regional HR Director for Europe cluster in 2015 where he has significantly strengthened capability across the Europe cluster markets, driven the digital strategy agenda and progressed the gender and LGBT+ inclusion strategies. Effective, 1st June 2018, Francesco was appointed HR Director, AMAP, Commercial & Grp Corp. Functions HR.

Francesco holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Law from Padova University and an MBA from Maastricht University.