Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Deutsche Telekom Appoints CTO and CIO

Deutsche Telekom has established new positions of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Anton Hendrik Schaaf was named CTO, responsible for the key functions of technology and innovation in the Deutsche Telekom Group, which are being combined to create a new unit, and thus also takes over as head of research & development in the group. Schaaf previously served at Siemens, where he was head of the business units Carrier Networks and Carrier Service, as well as the regions Asia / Australia and CIS. Schaaf has been CTO and member of the Siemens Communications Board of Management since October 2004. He began his professional career at Philips.

Peter Thomas Sany was named CIO, where he will be responsible for Information Management and Processes. Sany is currently CTO and deputy CEO at Avaloq, a software company for financial service providers in Switzerland. He was group CIO and responsible for the pharmaceuticals division of Novartis from 1997 to 2003.

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