Miroslav Rakowski appointed CEO of Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa

Prague, 22 October 2010 - Miroslav Rakowski, currently the Customer Services and Sales Director at T-Mobile Czech Republic, has been appointed CEO of PTC (Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa), a member of the Deutsche Telekom Group, with effect from 1January 2011. He will replace Klaus Hartmann who will assume the post of Senior Vice-President responsible for Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Management at the Deutsche Telekom Group headquarters in Bonn. 

The selection process of Miroslav Rakowski´s successor is in progress.  

"We thank Mirek for all his enthusiasm, creativity and effort during the past nine years", says Roland Mahler, CEO of T-Mobile Czech Republic a.s., adding: "He contributed to a great extent to T-Mobile´s biggest success - becoming number one mobile operator in the Czech telecommunications market. We wish Mirek all the best in his new position."

Miroslav Rakowski joined T-Mobile in 2002 as Sales Director; in 2009, he also assumed the responsibilities for customer care as Customer Services and Sales Director. He has experience from Polish market; before joining T-Mobile, he worked as Sales Director in COTY Poland in Warsaw.

About the Company

T-Mobile Czech Republic, a member of the international telecommunications group Deutsche Telekom, has almost 6.2 million customers, the number-one operator in the Czech market. T-Mobile is an integrated operator: in addition to telecommunications services, it offers comprehensive ICT solutions not only for companies, but also for other organizations and individuals. It provides outstanding services in the high-speed network, which was proved repeatedly by benchmark testing performed by umlaut (former P3) with Best-in-Test seal.

T-Mobile Czech Republic places emphasis on taking a responsible approach to the environment and society. It adheres to fair business practices, helps beneficial applications and services to see the light of day, supports non-profit organizations, small businesses and individuals, and lends a helping hand whenever crisis situations arise. The company’s employees serve as volunteers in many places across the entire Czech Republic.

More information about the company is available at www.t-mobile.cz, www.t-press.cz (the portal for journalists) and www.t-mobile.cz/pomahame (information on the company’s CSR activities).

Contact details of the press unit: press@t-press.cz.