Deutsche Telekom Names Two New Board Members

By Marc Navarro Gonzalez Features Dow Jones Newswires

Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE.XE) has appointed Dirk Woessner and Adel Al-Saleh as new board members effective Jan. 1, the company said on Thursday.

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Mr. Woessner will succeed Niek Jan van Damme as board member for Germany, the German telecoms company said. Mr. Woessner has been responsible for the consumer business at Toronto-based wireless-telephone company Rogers since April 2015, the company said, adding that he previously held a variety of management positions at Deutsche Telekom.

The company said Mr. Al-Saleh will take over from Reinhard Clemens as the board member responsible for the T-Systems unit. Mr. Al-Saleh had previously been chief executive officer at Northgate Information Solutions since December 2011, it added.

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December 28, 2017 04:55 ET (09:55 GMT)