Christian P. Illek

Director at T-Mobile

Dr. Christian P. Illek has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Telekom, our majority stockholder and a leading integrated telecommunications company, since January 2019 . Since April 2015, he has served as Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of Management Board of Deutsche Telekom. Dr. Illek has also served as Chairman of Supervisory Board for T-Systems International GmbH since November 2016 (a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom). Prior to that, Dr. Illek was Chairman of Management Board at Microsoft Germany from September 2012 to March 2015. From April 2010 to September 2012, he was Director of Marketing at Telekom Deutschland GmbH. In this position, he was responsible for all marketing activities for both consumers and business customers in Germany. He was also in charge of the Wholesale Center and the Value-Added Services Center, as well as international product development for Deutsche Telekom’s fixed-network, IPTV, convergent and business customer portfolio. Before joining Deutsche Telekom, Dr. Illek held various managerial positions at Bain & Company and at Dell, in both Germany and in Switzerland. Dr. Christian P. Illek studied chemistry and business administration in Düsseldorf and Munich, beginning his career at the University of Munich in 1989.


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