Deutsche Telekom names Thomas Dannenfeldt as CFO
Mr. Dannenfeldt has been Managing Director of Finance and Controlling at the Group's subsidiary in charge of German operations since April 2010. Before that, he was responsible for the Finance and Controlling department at T-Mobile Deutschland since July 2009. As a member of the T-Home Board of Management, he was responsible for the Finance department from January 2010.
Before being appointed to the T-Home Board of Management as the member responsible for the Market and Quality Management in January 2007, he was in charge of sales management, supply chain management and sales development at T-Mobile International for the national companies in Europe. He also headed development and performance of the T-Mobile shops in Europe.
After studying business mathematics at the University of Trier, Mr. Dannenfeldt began his career in 1992 at T-Mobile Deutschland with sales tasks in the consumer and wholesale area. From 1995, he held various management posts in the areas of customer service, sales management and process management. In 2003, he moved to take on management tasks at T-Mobile International, while at the same time working on top projects such as the "Save for Growth" savings and efficiency enhancement program.
He is to take over from Timotheus Höttges effective January 1, 2014 when Höttges takes over from René Obermann as Chairman of the Board of Management. ■