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Magyar Telekom appoints new Chief Technology and IT Officer

Budapest, February 10, 2017 15:00

Magyar Telekom hereby announces the appointment of Dr. Kim Kyllesbech Larsen as Chief Technology and IT Officer (CTIO) with effect from April 1, 2017. Dr. Kim Kyllesbech Larsen will also become a member of Magyar Telekom’s Management Committee.

Dr. Kim Kyllesbech Larsen (52) joins the Company from Deutsche Telekom, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President - Technology Economics & Transformation as well as Technology Architecture & Innovation. Prior to this, he acted as Ooredoo Group’s (formerly Qtel) Director of Network Technology Office and CTIO in Myanmar. From 1999 to 2012, Dr. Larsen held a number of senior management positions within the Deutsche Telekom Group, including Executive Vice President - Head of Technology Office of T-Mobile International and Head of Technology Economics & Services of Deutsche Telekom. During this time, he was responsible for the takeover of the Technology segment of Orange Netherlands, the most successful merger & integration project within Deutsche Telekom to date.

Dr. Larsen joined Deutsche Telekom following nearly a decade of academic experience in Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium and Italy. He has a M.Sc. degree in physics and mathematics and a Ph.D. in physics from Aarhus University, Denmark.