• Fetten to take Telekom Security top‑spot, Backofen moved to T‑Sys to lead post-COVID‑19 planning.



Source: SecureLink

Thomas Fetten will take over DT Security CEO role in the summer

 Source: DT, various.

Systems Solutions

Domingos Abreu


T‑Systems (T‑Sys) named Domingos Abreu its VP of International Sales for Global Accounts. He was previously Global Account Director at T‑Systems Netherlands.

Peter Dyrbusch


Peter Dyrbusch was appointed VP, Sales for T‑Sys, joining from IT services provider SHE Informationstechnologie where he was Chief Sales Officer.

Carsten Lange


Carsten Lange joined T‑Sys from German IT service provider and SAP partner intelligence, where he was SVP of Sales for Germany. He was named VP of Global Specialised SAP Sales.

Bernd Märzluft

New role

Bernd Märzluft, Business Development Banking Account Executive, was named Head of Competence Centre Banking at T‑Sys. He leads market strategy and business development in the area.

T‑Systems Netherlands

Erik Veldhuizen


Eric Veldhuizen, VP, Sales at T‑Systems Netherlands, left the Group to become Commercial Excellence Director at Dutch packaging outfit Trivium Packaging.

Deutsche Telekom IoT

Willem Ditters


Deutsche Telekom IoT brought in Willem Ditters, former Global Head of Service Delivery at T‑Sys, as its new Global Head of Service Delivery.

Telekom Security

Dirk Backofen

New role

Thomas Fetten, current Chief Executive (CEO) at SecureLink Group, will take over at Deutsche Telekom Security as CEO “starting this summer”. He takes over from Dirk Backofen, who has shifted to T‑Systems as SVP for Business Development, focusing on platforms that will enable connectivity and collaboration in what he described as “the post-corona era”. According to T‑Sys CEO Adel Al‑Saleh, Backofen will “develop Horizon 2/3 offerings across T‑Systems in response to coronavirus”.

Thomas Fetten