Chief Executive Officer
Since 2016 CEO & CFO of NFON AG, responsible for Strategy & M&A, Product Management, Finance, Controlling, Risk Management, Investor-/Public Relations, Legal & Compliance, HR, Facility-, Procurement- and Supply Chain Management. Hans Szymanski started his career at Klöckner & Co AG and was subsequently CFO of Commercial de Laminados-Konzern SA, Spain. Before joining NFON, he was CEO & CFO of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG. Hans Szymanski holds an economics degree from Ruhr-University-Bochum.
Chief Sales Office
Since 2018 CSO of NFON AG, responsible for Sales, International Business and Marketing. After his graduation César Flores Rodríguez started to work at Mercer Management Consulting (today Oliver Wyman). In 2000, César Flores Rodríguez was one of the founders of the CONJECT Group, where he worked until 2016. Before joining NFON, he was COO EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) at Aconex Ltd. César Flores Rodríguez holds a double degree in International Management from the Reutlingen University, Germany and the Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE), Madrid, Spain.
Chief Technology Officer
Since 2009 at NFON AG and since 2012 CTO, responsible for Research & Development, Technical Operations, Data protection, Support/Logistics, internal IT, Quality Assurance/Management as well as Technical Consulting. Jan-Peter Koopmann started his career as Member of the Management at reiss GmbH. As owner and managing director, Jan-Peter Koopmann founded Seceidos GmbH & Co. KG. Jan-Peter holds a degree in business IT from the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany.
Vice President Finance
Petra has held various leading roles within finance departments before joining NFON. Her last station was Holiday Insider AG (HRS Group) as head of finance. Within NFON she is responsible for the finance department. Petra holds a degree in Business Administration from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.
Vice President Marketing
Jan worked as a consultant and manager for agencies before joining NFON in 2014. For several years, he was a director at the communications experts and consultancy häberlein & mauerer AG, and was responsible for new business for several global blue chips. Jan holds a degree in economics and marketing from the Steinbeis School of Management and Innovation in Berlin.
Vice President Products & New Business
Markus is a senior leader with a successful track record in the IT & telecommunications industry. He is responsible for the product portfolio, new business development and M&A at NFON. Prior to NFON, Markus worked for Telefonica o2 and was in charge of B2B development and strategy. Markus holds a Master’s degree in industrial engineering and management from the FHM Munich and Helsinki University of Technology.
Vice President Support
Torsten has several years of track record within network operations and customer support. Prior to joining NFON he worked as director for network operations & field service at Vodafone. His responsibilities within NFON are support, internal IT and logistics. Torsten holds a degree in electrical engineering from the FH Hamburg.
Vice President Sales
Thomas has been working in sales for over 20 years and has 18 years’ experience in the telecoms industry. He has held various sales manager positions before joining NFON, including sales manager for the data and system business at Vodafone. At NFON, he is responsible for the sales division in Germany.
Vice President Operations & Infrastructure
Before joining NFON, Markus worked as head of R&D at a B2B full service internet provider and freelance consultant. At NFON Markus is responsible for the operations and infrastructure department. He holds a degree in mathematics and computer science from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich.
Vice President Public Relations
Thorsten leads PR for NFON and all NFON subsidiaries. For over 30 years, he has been a company spokesperson, journalist and communications consultant. Thorsten began his career as a journalist for media outlets such as BILD, Gong Verlag, Sky Radio, Burda Verlag and many more.
Managing Director Austria and CEE
Gernot started his career as a transmission engineer at an austrian mobile carrier (ONE) and transitioned from technics to the sales side at global network providers like GTS/Ebone and MCI. Prior to NFON he worked as Sales Director for Interoute. At NFON he is responsible for Austria and CEE countries. Gernot studied at the College for electronics and communications engineering and the commercial college for economics in Vienna.
Managing Director Italy
He is the Managing Director of NFON Italia. With more than 25 years of experience in the ICT market, Marco just joined NFON on January 2019. Previously, Marco has spent seven years and matured meaningful experiences in ALE as VP Communications Business Division and VP Channel Sales in SEMEA. Marco has also played international roles in Huawei, Nortel and Avaya.
Managing Director UK
Myles has over 25 years experience in the Telecoms Industry, including 10 years as Managing Director of a successful telecommunications reseller. Prior to his current role as managing director, he was senior channel business development director at NFON UK.
He is currently CEO and Chairman of the Board of Katek SE Group, one of the leading German and European Electronics Manufacturers. Previously, he led the DACH business for BT and Dell's IT Services division in EMEA, among others. He was CEO of NFON from 2012 to 2015. In 2015, Rainer was appointed to NFON's Supervisory Board. Rainer graduated in 1990 with a degree in Business Administration from the Siemens University
Since 2015, he has worked as a partner and managing director at RECON Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft GmbH and advised, amongst others, capital market orientated, mid-sized companies on company and capital market law. Rupert is also the managing director at LE Campus GmbH. In 2018, Rupert was appointed to the NFON supervisory board. Rupert studied law and economics at universities in Bayreuth, Germany and Lausanne, Switzerland.
Since 2017, he has been the managing director and CFO for think project! GmbH, an international software-as-a-service provider for cross-enterprise collaboration in the construction and engineering industry. Ralf has also acted as deputy chairman of the supervisory board of telegate AG since 2014. In 2018, he was appointed to the NFON supervisory board. Ralf earned a Master’s degree in business management from the Polytechnic University of Offenburg in Germany.
Since 2013, Angélique has worked as senior director of customer success at Salesforce.com, an international provider of cloud computing solutions. At Salesforce, she advises large commercial customers in new technologies and digitalization on their way towards business transformation. Previously, she worked for Siemens Nixdorf in Taiwan and Sydney, Siemens Business Services, Atos and Logica/CGI. In 2018, she was appointed to the NFON supervisory board. Angélique earned a business management and computer science diploma at the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin.