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Timm Degenhardt CEO at Tele Columbus AG


Timm Degenhardt (age 48) was appointed as a Member of the Tele Columbus AG Management Board on 1st September 2017. As of 1st February 2018, he will succeed Ronny Verhelst as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Tele Columbus Group. In this function he will be responsible for all management tasks of the Group, steering the areas of marketing, end-customer sales and service, the housing industry, technology, finance, integration, strategy and M&A as well as Investor Relations and Corporate Communication.Between 2013 and 2017, Timm Degenhardt was management board member of Sunrise Communications AG in Zurich, most recently as Chief Consumer Officer (CCO). 

From 2010 to 2011, he served as CEO of Aizo Group AG. Before that, during the period of de-regulation of the energy markets, he was SVP Marketing & Sales at the German energy company E.ON. Between 2004 and 2007, Degenhardt worked at Orange Communications SA as Vice President Marketing & Solutions and member of the management board. 

Prior to joining the mobile network operator Orange, Timm Degenhardt held various positions with American Express in London, New York and Zurich between 1995 and 2004; his last position was as Managing Director for Marketing and Sales of Swisscard AECS AG, a joint venture of American Express and Credit Suisse.

Timm Degenhardt completed two marketing degree programs in London and Nottingham (Great Britain)

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