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Eduardo Navarro de Carvalho

Chief Commercial Digital Officer, Telefónica

Eduardo Navarro is currently Chief Commercial Digital Officer of Telefonica S.A. In this role, he is responsible for driving revenue growth globally, developing a holistic view for the consumer and enterprise segments, curating the commercial offer and evolving the channels to ensure the best commercial experience for Telefonica customers. Mr Navarro is a member of both the Telefonica Group Executive Committee and the Telefonica Brazil Board.

Mr. Navarro joined Telefonica in 1999, at a time when the company was taking part in significant M&A activity in Brazil. During his 15-year tenure with Telefonica, he has held various key positions, including managing roles with several of the company’s Brazilian operations. He was Corporate Strategy and Regulatory Affairs Vice President for Telefonica Brazil and Director of Strategic Planning and Regulatory Affairs for Telefonica International. Prior to his current role, Mr Navarro was Director of Strategy and Alliances for Telefonica Group, which also required his participation in the Telefonica Executive Committee and presence on the boards of several Telefonica companies.

Before joining Telefonica, Mr. Navarro was a consultant for McKinsey & Company, focusing on Infrastructure and Telecommunications projects in Latin America, Europe and Africa. He began his career as an engineer in the Brazilian steel industry with the ARBED Group.

Mr. Navarro holds a Metallurgical Engineering Degree from the Federal University at Minas Gerais, Brazil.