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Dr. Ferri Abolhassan

Portrait of Ferri Abolhassan, Member of the Board of Management Telekom and CEO T-Systems

Deutsche Telekom Board Member and CEO T-Systems

Since January 1, 2024, Ferri Abolhassan has been a member of the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom AG, responsible for the Group’s corporate customer division and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of T-Systems.

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Christoph Ahrendt

Christoph Ahrendt, Managing Director Finance & Controlling T-Systems

Finance & Controlling Director

Christoph Ahrendt assumed the position of Director of Finance & Controlling in 2016.

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Zsuzsanna Friedl

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Chief HR Officer

As Chief HR Officer, Zsuzsanna Friedl has been responsible for all HR activities at T-Systems since January, 2024.

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Sebastian Gielen

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Senior Vice President Operating Office & Transformation

Sebastian Gielen has been Senior Vice President of Operating & Transformation Office at T-Systems since January, 2024.

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Gregory Hyttenrauch

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Senior Vice President Cloud Services

Gregory Hyttenrauch holds the position of Senior Vice President of Cloud Services at T-Systems since November 2022.

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Dr. Christine Knackfuss-Nikolic

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Chief Technology Officer

Since March 2024, Christine Knackfuss-Nikolic has been responsible for leading the company’s global technology strategy, ensuring it closely aligns with the overarching business objectives and customer needs.

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Urs M. Krämer

Urs M. Krämer, Managing Director Commercial T-Systems

Chief Commercial Officer

As of January, 2022 Urs M. Krämer is appointed Director Commercial at T-Systems International GmbH. In this role, he is responsible for Global Sales and Marketing.

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Peter Lorenz

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Senior Vice President Digital Solutions

Since 2019, Peter Lorenz has been leading as Senior Vice President Digital Solutions the digital area within T-Systems that focuses on smart, digital consulting services, scalable solutions and digital project services.

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Anant Padmanabhan

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Senior Vice President Global Delivery Centers

Anant Padmanabhan is Senior Vice President and Head of the Global Delivery Centers in Iberia, India, Slovakia, and Hungary.

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Jürgen Schäfer

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Chief Executive Officer Detecon

Jürgen Schäfer serves as CEO of Detecon, the advisory arm of T-Systems since July 2023.

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