Marcus Grausam Confirmed as CEO of A1 Telekom Austria AG

Published: September 4, 2018; 16:10 · (Vindobona)

Marcus Grausam has been confirmed as CEO of A1 Telekom Austria AG, a subsidiary of A1 Telekom Austria Group. He was appointed interim CEO in October 2017. Grausam will also continue to perform his function as CTO.

A1 CEO Marcus Grausam: "I look forward to leading A1 to new successes together with a first-class team" / Picture: © A1 Telekom Austria Group

"A1 is the leading Austrian company in one of the most exciting industries. I look forward to leading A1 to new successes together with a first-class team," the 49-year-old comments on his appointment.

"I look forward to the good cooperation with Marcus, whom I have already come to know and appreciate in my previous functions," says A1 Telekom Austria Group CEO Thomas Arnoldner.

Alejandro Plater, COO of A1 Telekom Austria Group, adds: "Marcus has been the ideal candidate, as the last few months have clearly shown. The resolution to appoint Grausam to the A1 Supervisory Board was unanimous.

Marcus Grausam, born in Upper Austria in 1968, studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Vienna.

After several years as a research assistant at the TU Vienna, Grausam joined mobilkom austria in 1998 as project manager for the introduction of the billing system.

From 2006 he headed the Operation & Maintenance division at mobilkom austria.

From March 2010 he was Head of Operations at A1. In this position Marcus Grausam was responsible for the quality and stability of the networks, the management of the network and billing system as well as the data center operation.

Marcus Grausam has been Chief Technology Officer of A1 since October 1, 2012. In this function he sets the technological course for Austria's future. This includes the expansion of the fiber optic network as well as the introduction of the latest technologies such as 4G, 5G or vectoring.

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