Vodafone Ireland has appointed Anne O'Leary has its new chief executive with immediate effect.

Ms O'Leary joined Vodafone Ireland from BT Ireland in 2008 as Enterprise Director.

The Cork native has overseen the firm’s acquisition of indigenous firms, Interfusion Networks and Complete Telecom. 

She has recently established a new Enterprise Customer Solutions department at Vodafone Ireland.

Anne was also recently re-elected to the board of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce and serves on the board of University College Cork.

She has served on the Government SME management development council of Ireland and has previously chaired an All-Ireland work group on behalf of the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.