Michael Wilkens holds a BA (honors degree) Finance and Accounting from Hochschule Bremen and Leeds Metropolitan University.
He joined Deutsche Telekom in 2001 and has since held various senior management positions in Finance, International Sales and Marketing; he worked in Germany, Austria, UK and Poland. He was appointed Senior Vice President Group Controlling (FP&A) in October 2013. Prior to his career at Deutsche Telekom, he held senior positions in finance of e‐plus GmbH and debitel AG in Germany.
Michael is a member of the Board of Directors of the French/German Joint Venture BUYIN and chairman of its finance committee, a member in PE‐like governed Advisory Boards of T‐Mobile Netherlands and Deutsche Telekom's Tower‐Co business and a member of the Supervisory Board of Telekom Deutschland GmbH.