New Managing Director Consumer Sales

Gregor Bieler to become new Managing Director of Consumer Sales at Teléfonica O2 Germany

MUNICH. Telefónica O2 Germany will be appointing Gregor Bieler as the new Managing Director of Consumer Sales on 26 April 2011. Gregor Bieler was previously Chairman of the Executive Board of PayPal Deutschland GmbH. In his new position he will report directly to the CEO René Schuster and be responsible for the company's private client business. Across Germany as a whole this means about 1,000 O2 shops, the online shop at and indirect sales.
René Schuster, CEO of Telefónica O2 Germany: "Gregor Bieler has many years of sales experience. With him we have gained an excellent sales manager, who will carry the private client business to new heights."
Telefónica O2 Germany GmbH & Co. OHG belongs to Telefónica Europe and is part of the Spanish telecommunication group Telefónica S.A. The Company offers its German private and business customers postpaid and prepaid mobile telecom products as well as innovative mobile data services based on the GPRS and UMTS technologies. In addition, the integrated communications provider also offers DSL fixed network telephony and high-speed internet. Telefónica Europe has more than 56 million mobile and fixed network customers in Great Britain, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany. According to a network test by "connect" magazine (edition 12/10), O2 is top of the list when it comes to reliable file downloads and champion in the telephony category. In the overall result O2 is on second position.