On January 1 2018, Adel B. Al-Saleh, born in 1963, started in his role as Member of the Board of Management at Deutsche Telekom AG and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of T-Systems.
Adel spent the first 19 years of his professional life at IBM holding a variety of senior leadership roles. His last role at IBM was vice president and general manager, Sales and Industries, IBM Northeast Europe Integrated Operating Team, responsible for IBM sales across all industries and products.
Adel spent 4 years at IMS Health, world leading healthcare informatics company, as President of EMEA and President of the North America.
In December 2011 Al-Saleh joined Northgate as Chief Executive Officer of Northgate Information Solutions (NIS) Group until he took over his new responsibilities at Deutsche Telekom.
Adel graduated from Boston University in 1987, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and received his Masters of Business and Administration from Florida Atlantic University in 1990.
Director of Digital Division (DD) and Telekom Security
Since August 1, 2015, Anette Bronder is Member of the Board of Management of T-Systems International and responsible for the Digital Division. As of January 1, 2017, she is also responsible for the business segment Telekom Security.
The Digital Division supports companies in implementing their digitization strategies. The newly set up unit develops highly scalable, platform-based and standardized products.
Anette Bronder has a degree in business and social sciences with a major in political science from the University of Stuttgart. She has more than 19 years of experience in the areas of delivery services, operations and consulting.
She began her professional career at Hewlett-Packard, where she held a number of management positions, including Director of Professional Services for Central and Eastern Europe and Director of HP Consulting Deutschland. During her time at HP, Anette Bronder was responsible for integrating the delivery resources of Compaq and EDS at HP.
From September 2010 to March 2013, Anette Bronder headed up the Technology Enterprise unit at Vodafone GmbH in Germany. From April 2013 to July 2015, she was Director of Group Enterprise Solutions at Vodafone, where she was responsible for Enterprise Delivery and Operations in all markets. This included standard products as well as complex solutions in the fixed network, mobile communications and convergent services segments. She was also part of Vodafone's Senior Leadership Team.
Director IT Division
François Fleutiaux has been appointed a Member of the Board of Management of T-Systems International GmbH and Director of the IT Division since September 1, 2017.
The IT Division serves businesses and corporations worldwide in more than 20 countries. Nearly 27,000 employees support customers from consulting to design and transformation in the digital world to operations – with systems integration, application management, infrastructure services and computer workplace virtualization.
François Fleutiaux looks back on approximately 30 years’ experience in the IT industry. After his studies in Computer Science at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne, he began his professional career in 1989 at IBM. There, he worked in Sales, Sales management, and various executive roles in Consulting and Outsourcing Services. In 2006, Fleutiaux moved to Unisys leading Southern Europe and from 2010 additionally the Outsourcing business in Europe. Moving to Fujitsu in 2012, Fleutiaux was Senior Vice President, responsible for Western Europe and from 2015, leading the business of the 20 largest countries in EMEIA.
Director Telecommunications Division (TC)
After an international School education (Japan, South Africa) and studying business administration, Patrick Molck-Ude, born in 1966, spent in various Top Management positions at IBM.
In 2004 he moved as Executive Vice President Multinational Corporations to T-Mobile International AG in Bonn.
Two years later Molck-Ude joined T-Mobile Deutschland GmbH as Senior Vice President Business Sales. At Deutsche Telekom AG, Business Customers he was appointed Senior Vice President Business Sales and Member of the Board of Management from 2007 until 2010.
From 2010 he was Senior Vice President Business Customer Sales and Service and since 2013 he departed as Senior Vice President Sales and Service Business Customer at Telekom Deutschland GmbH.
Since January 2015 Patrick Molck-Ude is Managing Director Telecommunications Division (TC) at T-Systems and Member of the Board of Management of T-Systems International GmbH.
Director Finance & Controlling
Christoph Ahrendt assumed the position of Director of Finance & Controlling on March 3, 2016. After completing his studies at the University of Cologne with a degree in business informatics, Mr. Ahrendt began his career at KPMG Consulting AG in Düsseldorf before coming to Deutsche Telekom AG as a Senior Consultant in 2002.
Mr. Ahrendt has held various management positions within the Group since 2003. He initially held the office of Vice President responsible for setting up the Vivento business. He then worked as Vice President at Corporate Programs and People & Organization where he implemented different transformation programs for the Deutsche Telekom AG Board of Management. Mr. Ahrendt became Senior Vice President Financial & Performance Management in spring 2009 where he headed the efficiency project “Save for Service“, as well as the benchmarking processes for the entire Group.
He joined T-Systems in 2012 as Senior Vice President Finance & Controlling Telekom IT. Four years later he assumed responsibility for the T-Systems Finance area as Director of Finance & Controlling.
Director Human Resources
Georg Pepping (born 1969) began his career with the Deutsche Telekom Group in 1997 as a commercial lawyer at T-Data Gesellschaft für Datenkommunikation mbH, where he took over as head of the internal legal department the following year. In 1999 he moved to the Group Employee Terms and Conditions department at Deutsche Telekom AG Group Headquarters, where he was responsible for collective bargaining at domestic Group companies. He was appointed head of the Remuneration Systems and Total Compensation department in 2001.
In 2003, Mr. Pepping took over the Human Resources Management (HRM) central department at Deutsche Telekom AG Group Headquarters. As Head of the HRM Competence Center, he was responsible for compensation & benefits within the Deutsche Telekom Group, including social, collective agreement and co-determination policies in the Group.
Georg Pepping has been Head of Human Resources and Labor Director at T-Systems and member of the Board of Management since September 1, 2010.