Elected until: 2025. First elected: 2020. Nationality: German.
Timotheus Höttges was born in Solingen in 1962. After completing his studies with a degree in Business Administration at Cologne University (Diplom-Kaufmann (MBA)) in 1988, he spent three years with a business consulting company. At the end of 1992, he moved to the VIAG Group in Munich where he held various management positions, finally as member of the extended management board responsible for controlling, corporate planning, and mergers and acquisitions. In 2000, Timotheus Höttges joined the Telekom Group. Following positions as Managing Director responsible for Finance and Controlling and later Chairman of the Managing Board of T-Mobile Deutschland, Höttges headed European operations as member of the Board of Management of T-Mobile International from 2005 until he was appointed to the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom AG by the end of 2006. In the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom AG he was initially responsible for the T-Home unit, Sales and Service. In this position, he was in charge of fixed-network and broadband business, as well as integrated sales and service in Germany. 2009 he took on responsibility for Finance and Controlling. 2014 he was appointed Chairman of the Management Board of Deutsche Telekom AG.
Timotheus Höttges is a member of the following further legally mandatory supervisory boards and comparable supervisory bodies:
- Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (listed)
- FC Bayern AG
- Telekom Deutschland GmbH - Chairman/Group Company Position
- T-Mobile US, Inc., USA (listed) – Chairman/Group Company Position