The management team

Our Board

Hans Szymanski
Hans Szymanski Chief Executive OfficerSince 2016 CEO & CFO of NFON AG, responsible for Strategy & M&A, Product Management, Finance, Controlling, Risk Management, Investor-/Public Relations, Legal & Compliance, HR, Procurement- and Supply Chain Management. Hans Szymanski started his career at Klöckner & Co A.G. Before heading NFON, Hans was among other things President of Jenoptik LOS and CEO & CFO of FrancotypPostalia Holding AG. Hans Szymanski holds an economics degree from Ruhr-University Bochum.
Jan-Peter Koopmann
Jan-Peter Koopmann Chief Technology OfficerSince 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. JanPeter 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.
César Flores Rodríguez
César Flores Rodríguez Chief Sales OfficerSince 2018 CSO of NFON AG, responsible for Sales, Marketing and International Business. After his graduation César Flores started to work at Mercer Management Consulting (today Oliver Wyman). In 2000, César Flores 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 holds a double degree in International Management from the Reutlingen University, Germany and the Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE), Madrid, Spain.

Our Supervisory Board

Rainer-Christian Koppitz
Rainer-Christian Koppitz ChairmanHe 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.
Dr. Rupert Doehner
Dr. Rupert Doehner Deputy ChairmanSince 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.
Ralf Grüßhaber
Ralf Grüßhaber 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.
Angélique Werner
Angélique Werner 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.

Our Vice Presidents

Petra Boss
Petra Boss Vice President FinancePetra 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.
Jan Forster
Jan Forster Vice President MarketingJan 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.
Markus Krammer
Markus Krammer Vice President Products & New BusinessMarkus 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.
Torsten Lukas
Torsten Lukas Vice President SupportTorsten 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.
Markus Stumpf
Markus Stumpf Vice President Operations & InfrastructureBefore 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.
Thomas Muschalla
Thomas Muschalla Vice President SalesThomas 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.
Thorsten Wehner
Thorsten Wehner Vice President Public RelationsThorsten 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.

Our International Managing Directors

Gernot Hofstetter
Gernot Hofstetter Managing Director Austria and CEEGernot 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.
Myles Leach
Myles Leach Managing Director UKMyles 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.
Marco Pasculli
Marco Pasculli Managing Director ItalyHe 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.
Laurent Lhermitte
Laurent Lhermitte FranceManaging DirectorLaurent has been working in the telecom industry for more than 20 years. Prior to joining NFON as the Managing Director for France, he worked in the GSM environment (Sagem), then in the local loop (Completel) and completed his sales and managing experience in the IP/GSM domain (Quescom and iQsim).
David Tajuelo
David Tajuelo SpainManaging DirectorJoined NFON on June 2019. M.Sc. on Telecommunication Engineering and Sales & Marketing Master Degree, David has over 20 years of wide national & international experience in IT Channel. Managing National Key Accounts such as Telefonica, Vodafone or Indra and dealing directly with Top IT vendors such as Cisco, Panasonic or Alcatel, he held key positions on leader Spanish VARs, VADs and Vendors. After successfully leading the Comms BU at DIODE (leader Spanish VAD), his last position was Head of Global Channels at Fon Technology.