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Timotheus Höttges

Non-independent non-executive director 

Timotheus Höttges

Timotheus was appointed to the BT Group plc board on 29 January 2016 and is a non-independent, non-executive director. In accordance with the terms of BT’s acquisition of EE Limited, Deutsche Telekom AG is entitled to nominate one non-executive director for appointment to the BT Board for so long as the Deutsche Telekom Group holds 10 per cent or more of the issued share capital of BT.

Since January 2014, Timotheus has been CEO of Deutsche Telekom AG. From 2009 until his appointment as CEO, he was a member of the Board of Management responsible for Finance and Controlling.

From 2006-2009 he was a member of the Board of Management responsible for the T-Home unit. In this position, he was in charge of fixed-network and broadband business, as well as integrated sales and service in Germany.

Timotheus studied business administration at Cologne University, after which he spent three years with a business consulting company. At the end of 1992, he moved to the VIAG Group in Munich. He became divisional manager in 1997 and, later, a member of the extended management board responsible for controlling, corporate planning, and mergers and acquisitions.

He is Chairman of T-Mobile US and a supervisory board member of FC Bayern Munchen AG and Henkel AG & Co. KGaA.