Dr. Elisabetta Castiglioni joins Telekom Austria Group to build new Business Unit Digital

Via Telekom Austria Group

Jun 17, 2016

Vienna, 16 June 2016

Elisabetta Castiglioni, an executive with a wealth of international experience, has joined Telekom Austria Group to build the new Business Unit Digital. She is also part of the Group Leadership Team.

"We are amongst those who drive digitalization in our markets. Our new international unit led by Elisabetta Castiglioni is the logical next step in taking our digital offering for our customers to a new level", says Telekom Austria Group CEO Alejandro Plater.

Elisabetta brings in many years of leadership experience from various international Senior Management Positions in the technology, media and telco industries. As the CEO Global Media Business of Siemens IT Solution & Services, Elisabetta grew a diversified global business, serving top tier media and entertainment clients worldwide. Prior to that, she was Executive Vice President Europe for Siemens Cordless Business Unit. At MCI – now Verizon Business - she was EMEA Director of Product Marketing, launching cutting-edge Data Communications solutions for the corporate market. She also oversaw the rollout of MCI's network expansion in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

She holds a PhD in Business Administration (summa cum laude) from Munich Technical University and an MBA from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich.

An Italian national, her international education and career has taken her to Germany, the United Kingdom and Austria where she served as Supervisory Board Member of Telekom Austria Group for the last three years.

"I am delighted that with Elisabetta Castiglioni we have won an internationally renowned digitalization executive with a proven track record of delivering growth in complex and innovative businesses", says Plater.


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