Neil Garrod, group treasury director at Vodafone and one of the best known figures in the European corporate bond market, is understood to be leaving the UK mobile phone group. He is in talks with another company about becoming its finance chief.
Garrod and Vodafone declined to comment.
He is not expected to arrive at any new employer until late June.
Garrod, who has been at Vodafone since December 2008, is regarded as one of the cleverest and most daring financing officials in the European corporate world, who can also be