Welcome back to our video series, where we ask top-hitting financial directors and CFOs the big questions on the year ahead. Every week we publish new video interviews with influential CFOs.
Today: Group CFO of Lycamobile Group, Michael Landau, discusses Lycamobile’s growth vs cost reduction strategy.
About Michael Landau
Michael has been Group CFO of Lycamobile since 2010 and heads a finance function that covers, Financial Management and Reporting, Group Structuring, Tax and Treasury, Corporate Finance and all external financial relationships.
He has previously worked as Chief Financial Officer at Kalido, a technology company owned by Royal Dutch Shell, successfully steering it to an exit from Shell via a MBO backed, and has experience in the technology and leisure sectors.
A qualified chartered accountant, Michael has previously worked as a senior Management Consultant at Price Waterhouse London.
About Lycamobile Group
Founded by the current company Chairman, Allirajah Subaskaran, in 2005, the group operates in 23 countries, including the UK, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, USA and Canada.
The main business is an international calling brand that allows customers to make cheap international calls, based on the use of MVNOs in the host country.
Chris Tooley is the chief executive officer.