Philipp Hamm - T-Mobile
Mr. Philipp Humm has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of T-Mobile USA Inc. since November 1, 2010. Mr. Humm serves as the Chief Regional Officer Europe for Deutsche Telekom. He served as the Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of T-Mobile Deutschland Gmbh from January 2005 to 2008 and served as its Sales Director since January 2005. He was also responsible for the successful market introduction of the iPhone(R) in Germany in 2007. He served as the Managing Director and Director of Sales of T-Mobile Germany of T-Mobile International AG & Co. KG since 2005 and its Member of the Management Board since January 2007.
He has distinguished himself through his comprehensive experience in the fiercely competitive trade and consumer goods sector. He came to T-Mobile from Amazon, where he ran the online retailer’s European business. Prior to Amazon, he was responsible for the German discounter Plus, and prior to that for Tengelmann’s Group Strategy and Controlling. His professional career began at Procter & Gamble in 1982 where he worked in marketing management.
In 1986, he moved to McKinsey where he ultimately became Senior Engagement Manager. In 1991, he joined the Tengelmann group. From 2000 to 2002, he served as Head of Amazon in Germany, he was also responsible for the European business of the online media retailer as Vice President Europe. Mr. Humm has proved his entrepreneurial skills again and again, for example by founding MTP e.V., with his own consulting company and with other investments in retail. He serves as a Director at Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association. He has been a Director of Orange Home UK Limited since April 2010. He served as a Member of Supervisory Board at Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa Sp.z o.o. Mr. Humm has a degree in Business Administration.