Kingdom of SpainTelefonica appoints Eduardo Navarro as global comms director

Telefonica's board of directors has announced that, from January 1st 2019, the Brazilian executive Eduardo Navarro de Carvalho will take on the role of global director of communication, brand, public affairs and sustainability.

Navarro, who in 2017 was appointed CEO of Telefónica Brazil, will now direct from Madrid the company's Communication, Institutional Marketing, Global Brand Policy, Sponsorship, Global Strategy of Public Affairs and Corporate Ethics and Sustainability. Meanwhile, the current director of Corporate Communication and Institutional Marketing, José Luis Gómez-Navarro, will report directly to the company's CEO, José María Álvarez-Pallete, from a role yet to be defined.

Christian Gebara will take on the executive's former role as CEO.

Telefónica, S.A. is a Spanish multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Madrid, Spain. It is one of the largest telephone operators and mobile network providers in the world.

2019
Global Director of Communications
2014
Chief Commercial Digital Officer (CCDO)
2011
Director of Strategy and Alliances