Telefónica Deutschland appoints Martin Škop as CTO

MUNICH. Martin Škop will take over the position of CTO at Telefónica in Germany, starting March 1st, 2013. He follows Andrea Folgueiras, who is now CTO at Telefónica in Brazil.
As managing director, Martin Škop, aged 43 years, is responsible for network technology at Telefónica in Germany. He reports to CEO René Schuster. Škop has already been working for the Telefónica group for more than six years. Lately, as CTO he was responsible for Telefónica Slovakia and Telefónica Czech Republic. Prior to this, he held several positions in the field of network technology, lately as director for network development and planning.
"I am pleased to welcome Martin Škop as new CTO. He brings in great knowledge in fixed network and mobile technology as well as in the development of network services," says René Schuster, CEO of Telefónica Deutschland. "He will support us to drive our ambitious goals, especially with regard to extending our mobile data network with LTE. At the same time we are very sorry that Cayetano Carbajo was not able to come to Germany for private reasons. We wish him all the best."
Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG, listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in the Prime Standard, and its wholly-owned, operationally active subsidiary Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG belong to Telefónica Europe and are part of the Spanish telecommunication group Telefónica S.A. The company offers its German private and business customers post-paid and prepaid mobile telecom products as well as innovative mobile data services based on the GPRS, UMTS and LTE technologies with its product brand O2. In addition, the integrated communications provider also offers DSL fixed network telephony and high-speed internet. Telefónica Europe has more than 105 million mobile and fixed network customers in Spain, Great Britain, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany.