Rosemary Martin was appointed Group General Counsel and Company Secretary in 2010.
She has functional responsibility for legal services to the Vodafone Group and, as Company Secretary, she provides advice and administrative services to the Board of Vodafone Group Plc, to Committees of the Board and to the Group Executive Committee, ensuring compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements for a public company.
Prior to Vodafone, she was General Counsel and Company Secretary of Reuters Group Plc which she joined in 1997 having been a Partner in Rowe & Maw (now Mayer Brown) a law firm in London. She was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court in 1985.
She is a member of the Group Executive Committee and chairman of the Company’s Disclosure Committee. She is also a director of HSBC Bank PLC (the European arm of the HSBC Group) and a member of the Financial Services Authority’s Listing Authority Advisory Committee.