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Changes in the Management Board of 1&1 Drillisch
Drillisch
28.06.2019

Changes in the Management Board of 1&1 Drillisch

Maintal, 28 June 2019. On 30 June 2019, Martin Witt (64), Chief Operating Officer (COO) of
1&1 Drillisch AG, will leave the company's Management Board. Witt has asked the Supervisory
Board not to extend his contract, which will expire at that time. After 1&1 Drillisch has
successfully acquired 5G spectrum at an auction, he intends to concentrate on his
responsibilities as CEO of 1&1 Telecommunication SE and as CEO of Drillisch Netz AG and will
devote all his attention to the development of a modern mobile network, the procurement of
network services and the representation of interests in regulatory matters.


Ralph Dommermuth, CEO of 1&1 Drillisch AG, explains:
"We look forward to continuing our cooperation with Martin Witt. At the same time, we would like
to thank him for the very good and successful time on the Management Board of 1&1 Drillisch
AG, for numerous impulses and for his great personal commitment. Mr. Witt has made a
significant contribution to our success in recent years."


Martin Witt's successor as COO of 1&1 Drillisch AG will be Alessandro Nava (47) from 1 July.
In this role, Nava will combine the Management Board divisions "Technology and Development",
"Product Management" and "Operations, Customer Care" under his leadership. Nava has been
a member of the board of 1&1 Telecommunication SE since March 2014 and is responsible for
technology and product management.


There will be another change in the financial division at the end of the year: André Driesen (49),
CFO of 1&1 Drillisch AG, will leave the Management Board on 31 December 2019. Driesen has
requested the early termination of his contract in order to be able to face new challenges outside
1&1 Drillisch AG. The Supervisory Board respects this request, especially as André Driesen has
been with the company and its legal predecessors for more than 18 years.


Ralph Dommermuth emphasizes:
"The Supervisory Board and Management Board colleagues of 1&1 Drillisch AG wish André
Driesen all the best and good luck for his future professional and private life. We are deeply
grateful for his important achievements and successes over all these years, especially in the
context of the merger between 1&1 and Drillisch and the subsequent integration of the two
companies.


Driesen's successor will be Markus Huhn (51), previously CFO of 1&1 Telecommunication SE.
Huhn has been CFO of 1&1 Telecommunication SE for 12 years. Preparations for the new
position will take place over the next few months in close cooperation with André Driesen.
 

yourfone and 1&1 launch sales partnership
yourfone
05.07.2017

yourfone and 1&1 launch sales partnership


- Now in all yourfone shops: 1&1 DSL and fixed network up to 100 Mbit/s
- Attractive DSL offerings from as low as €9.99 per month
- 1&1 is the best fixed network provider nationwide – Test winner at connect

Maintal/Montabaur, July 5, 2017: yourfone, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drillisch AG, and 1&1, a subsidiary of United Internet AG, are launching a sales partnership with immediate effect. This partnership plans to sell 1&1 DSL and fixed network products Germany wide in more than 200 yourfone shops. With this move, yourfone is expanding its attractive product portfolio and now also offering customers the respective home connections.

With high-performance DSL and fixed network rates from 1&1, customers at yourfone shops will immediately enjoy access to high-speed Internet with up to 100 Mbit/s. The DSL Basic entry-level rate offering a full 100 GB per month is available for as little as €9.99 per month in the first year (€24.99 subsequently). The DSL 16, DSL 50 and DSL 100 rates promise endless surfing enjoyment from just €14.99 per month (in the first year in DSL 16, subsequently €29.99 per month). Trained sales staff in yourfone shops will also be on hand immediately to provide advice on attractive entertainment options and information about hardware to suit the DSL rates.

"We're pleased with the launch of our sales partnership. With their excellent value for money, 1&1 DSL and fixed network products are offering a perfect fit with yourfone," explains Heiko Hambückers, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at yourfone AG. "This will now enable our customers to also enjoy high-speed Internet at home."

1&1 emerged as the Germany wide winner in the renowned fixed network test of the specialist journal connect. Of all the companies providing services across entire Germany, 1&1 was the only one to be awarded the "very good" overall rating, among others - thereby ranking ahead of competitors such as Deutsche Telekom, O2 and Vodafone all of which were rated as "good". Europe's biggest specialist telecoms magazine conducts its test annually, and in 2017 analyzed test connections of seven renowned providers in the "voice", "data", "Web services" and "WebTV" categories.

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Lisa Pleiß

Corporate Communications

Lisa Pleiß

+49 6181 412-620
+49 6181 412-183
presse@1und1-drillisch.de
Wolfgang Wölfle

Product Communications

Wolfgang Wölfle

+49 89 55270 335
+49 6181 412-183
presse@drillisch-online.de

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