Thomas Kremer

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Member of the Board of Management Deutsche Telekom AG for Data Privacy, Legal Affairs and Compliance.

Dr. Thomas Kremer, Board member for Data Privacy, Legal Affairs and Compliance

Dr. Thomas Kremer, Board member for Data Privacy, Legal Affairs and Compliance

Dr. Thomas Kremer, born 1958, has been the Board of Management member responsible for Data Privacy, Legal Affairs and Compliance at Deutsche Telekom AG since June 2012. He was the interim Chief Human Resources Officer from January 2014 to March 2015.

Previously, he worked for ThyssenKrupp AG. He joined the legal department of Krupp in 1994 and as of 2003 became General Counsel of the holdings’s legal department of ThyssenKrupp AG, which was subsequently responsible for developing the compliance program. Additionally, he was appointed Chief Compliance Officer of the ThyssenKrupp Group in 2007. In 2009, Thomas Kremer assumed leadership of the newly formed Corporate Center Legal & Compliance. He was appointed Executive Vice President (Generalbevollmächtigter) in 2011.

He also spent a period of time working as an attorney at Sozietät Schäfer, Wipprecht, Schickert (now CMS Hasche Sigle) in Düsseldorf. After studying law, Thomas Kremer worked as a research assistant at the University of Bonn (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn). His areas of research included laws governing limited liability companies, stock corporations and corporate groups. He gained a doctorate in law in 1994.

In September 2013 Thomas Kremer was appointed to the governmental commission German Corporate Governance Codex (Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex DCGK). Since November 2015 he is chairman of the network safety association “Deutschland sicher im Netz” (Making Germany safe on the Net).