Our Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
Iñaki Berroeta is the CEO and Managing Director of TPG Telecom. Iñaki previously served as the CEO of Vodafone Hutchison Australia from 2014 to 2020. A 24-year veteran of the telecommunications industry, Iñaki also previously served as CEO of both Vodafone Romania and Vodafone Malta, and held various operational roles at Vodafone Spain, Global Star USA, AirTouch International Inc. (USA) and Airtile Moviles (Spain). Iñaki holds a Master of Science in Telecommunications from Bilbao Superior School of Telecommunications Engineering, Spain, and a Master of Business Administration from Henley Management College, UK. Iñaki joined the board of TPG Telecom as Managing Director in June 2020.
Group Chief Financial Officer
Stephen was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer of TPG Telecom in August 2020, having previously held that position at TPG Corporation since 2007. Stephen has 20 years’ experience in finance roles in the telecommunications industry and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since 1997, having trained with Price Waterhouse Coopers in the UK.
Group Executive Customer Operations and Shared Services
Ana Bordeianu was appointed Group Executive Customer Operations and Shared Services in July 2021. Ana was previously Chief Customer Officer, Vodafone and Lebara at TPG Telecom, after serving on the Vodafone Hutchison Australia Executive team since 2018. Ana has extensive experience in customer care and operations, originally joining the Vodafone Group in February 2003. She has held a number of senior leadership roles across customer relations, customer operations and customer experience both in Romania and Qatar. Originally from Romania, Ana has studied Political Sciences and holds a degree in Psychology from Bucharest Spiru Haret University.
Group Executive Consumer
Kieren Cooney joined TPG Telecom in March 2021 as the Group Executive responsible for the consumer P&L of the company’s portfolio of brands. Kieren was most recently at Foxtel Group where he was Chief Customer, Marketing and Sales Officer. He was previously Chief Marketing and Content Officer at REA Group, and has held CEO roles within Omnicom Group and Leading Edge. Kieren has extensive corporate experience across the media, digital and telecommunications sectors in Australia and New Zealand, including Vodafone New Zealand, Spark and NBN Co.
Group Executive Legal and External Affairs and Company Secretary
Trent Czinner was appointed Group Executive Legal and External Affairs at TPG Telecom in August 2020, and took on the role of Company Secretary in March 2021. He was previously Vodafone Hutchison Australia’s General Counsel and Company Secretary from 2013 to 2020. Trent has worked as a telecoms and technology lawyer since 1998. From 2011 to 2013, Trent ran the legal function for salesforce.com in Australia and New Zealand. Trent has a Bachelor of Law and Administration from The University of Newcastle was admitted as a Solicitor in NSW in 1995 and has a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management. He is a Certificated member of the Governance Institute of Australia.
Group Executive People Experience
Vanessa Hicks was appointed Group Executive People Experience at TPG Telecom in August 2020. She was previously Vodafone Hutchison Australia’s Director of Human Resources, having joined the company in 2006. Vanessa has served in several senior roles within the company, including General Manager of Business Customer Operations and General Manager of Human Resources. Vanessa is responsible for all human resources functions including organisational culture, leadership programs and occupational health and safety. She served as Chairperson of the Vodafone Foundation from 2010 to 2014 and remains an active member of the Vodafone Foundation Board. Vanessa has served as an Advisory Board Member of the Telco Together Foundation since 2017. Prior to Vodafone Hutchison Australia, Vanessa was a Director at First Choice Solutions and the National Contact Centre Manager for ING. Vanessa is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).
Group Chief Digital and Information Officer
Rob James was appointed Group Chief Digital and Information Officer of TPG Telecom in August 2020. He joined Vodafone Hutchison Australia in 2019 as the Chief Information Officer and Director of Business Enablement. Prior to joining the company, Rob served in a range of technology focused roles including Group Chief Technology Officer for Qantas, Chief Information Officer for William Hill Australia, and Chief Technology Officer of Star Entertainment. Rob has also worked with a series of start-ups including Posse.com, Spacio.us and Museek.com where he led the engineering and product development teams. He currently sits on advisory boards for several technology start-ups. Rob has over 20 years’ experience in technology innovation.
Executive General Manager Mobile and Fixed Networks
Barry Kezik was appointed Executive General Manager Mobile and Fixed Networks at TPG Telecom in August 2020. He was previously Vodafone Hutchison Australia’s Chief Network Officer, having joined the company as General Manager Network Engineering and Planning in 2011. Barry has played a key role in delivering new technology in Australia. He has been a leader in major network projects including Vodafone’s fixed broadband launch, the company’s network virtualisation program and the development of its path to 5G. Prior to this, Barry held a number of senior network roles at Ericsson and Hutchison Telecoms.
Group Executive New Business Development
Craig Levy was appointed Group Executive New Business Development in July 2021 and is responsible for the company’s on-net strategy, including fixed wireless, and product innovation. He was previously Chief Operating Officer for TPG Telecom and TPG Corporation. Craig has more than two decades' experience in the telecommunications industry in both Australia and South Africa. During his tenure with TPG, he has held senior positions that have involved integration responsibilities for various acquisitions made by the company including the reverse takeover of SP Telemedia, the acquisition of AAPT and the acquisition of the iiNet group of companies. Craig previously held an executive role as the Operations Director in Vox Telecom Johannesburg, South Africa from 1996 to 2001. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of South Africa and has completed Internet working certifications from Lucent Technologies in Sophia Antipolis, France.
Group Executive Wholesale
Dan Lloyd was appointed Group Executive Wholesale at TPG Telecom in August 2020. He joined Vodafone Hutchison Australia in 2014 with responsibility for External Affairs, Wholesale and Intercarrier. Dan previously served in several global leadership roles with the Vodafone Group including as Director of Public Policy for Africa, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, based in London, Head of Regulatory for Vodafone India, based in Mumbai, and a number of global strategy, business development and governance roles. Before joining the company, Dan was a Senior Associate at Sydney commercial law firm Gilbert & Tobin and has Honours degrees in Law and Arts from The University of Sydney. Dan is also Chair of the Vodafone Foundation, which delivers world-leading technology solutions to improve the health and well-being of Australians.
Executive General Manager Fibre Operations and Access Network Deployment
Reggie Naik was appointed Executive General Manager Fibre Operations and Access Network Deployment at TPG Telecom in August 2020. He joined TPG Corporation in 2006 as Group General Manager Fibre Operations and Mobile Deployment. Reggie has a wealth of experience in fibre infrastructure design, management, maintenance, deployment and provisioning of services since starting his career in 1986 in Telkom South Africa. From 2001 to 2004 he worked in Malaysia, serving on the Board of Directors for the Malaysian South African Business Council, which was established by Nelson Mandela and Dr Mahathir, former Prime Minister of Malaysia. After moving to Australia in 2005, Reggie started at PIPE Networks where he was later appointed General Manager of Fibre Operations. He was responsible for the delivery of strategic projects including fibre backhaul for large enterprise and government customers, dark fibre for the Vodafone mobile network, Ten Gigabit Adelaide, FTTB, HFC, mobile small cells, macro cell network design and the deployment and other wireless projects including Wi-Fi and Wi-Max.
Group Executive Enterprise and Government
Jonathan Rutherford was appointed Group Executive Enterprise and Government in July 2021. He has responsibility for driving growth in the enterprise, business and government segments. Jonathan joined TPG Telecom from Vodafone Czech Republic where he served as Vice President B2B. He previously worked at Vodafone Ireland and Vodafone UK in senior enterprise and commercial roles, and prior to that was a network engineer at 3. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering and Masters of Engineering.