Richard Needham

Head of Supply Chain Services
Telefonica UK Limited


Richard Needham has over 20 years Supply Chain experience and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Logistics & Transport. Having spent most of his career in the Cable TV industry including more recently Virgin Media Richard decided to move to Telefonica in 2012 and is now responsible for the UK Supply Chain Operations team. His role as Head of Service covers delivery of the award winning Supply Chain operation including the largest mobile device recycling scheme in the UK (O2 Recycle). Richard’s passion is for the customer, unlocking the potential of best in class Supply Chain partners to deliver differentiated and cost efficient customer experiences. Richard is married with two children and most weekends are spent spending quality time with the family in Yorkshire & Lancashire.

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