Disruption is in our DNA. BuyIn was created to drive performance in a complex and changing industry with supplier consolidation and shrinking supplier market shares. With a strong foundation of entrepreneurial mindset and international experience, the BuyIn Leadership team consists of highly-skilled executives originating from both shareholders, Orange and Deutsche Telekom, all sharing the strong vision of a cutting-edge procurement relying on customer centricity.

Additionally governance at BuyIn is made up of a Board of Directors with top-level representatives from Deutsche Telekom and Orange.

MANAGEMENT TEAM


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BÉATRICE FELDER

Chief Executive Officer

Béatrice is not only an experienced leader, but also has  profound expertise in both customer and client relations.

Béatrice joined BuyIn in September 2019 as SVP IT. Before, she has been working for the Orange Group since 1989 and led numerous business units through various transformation programs towards profitable growth. As the former CEO of Orange Applications for Business, her fields of expertise include data intelligence, system integration and M2M/IoT.

 
 

MICHAEL RUBAS

Chief Financial Officer, Human Resources and General Secretary

Michael oversees all financial functions and general services at BuyIn. Next to the financial strategy, he also manages the support functions Human Resources, Legal, Compliance, Information Systems and the TC@P team.

Michael combines a strong knowledge of the B2B IT industry with international HR expertise and is passionate about driving business with Finance, people and culture to sustainable success.

 
 

VOLKER MÜLLER-LAUSUS

Senior Vice President Information Technology

Volker is in charge of the overall IT procurement at BuyIn, from Hardware to Infrastructure Software, IT Solutions, Digital Solutions and Operations & B2B. Volker has more than 20 years of experience in the IT Domain’s most strategic topics and is well versed in leading large international IT teams.

Before joining BuyIn, he worked for Deutsche Telekom with a focus on multi-year strategic programs in NT and IT, driving the modernization and cloudification of the TelCo network production.

 
 

THOMAS KOHLER

Senior Vice President Devices & Platforms

Thomas joined BuyIn in January 2017, taking on responsibility for Strategic Alliances as well as all sourcing activities related to devices and platforms. His focus is in particular on product marketing and innovation, bringing a customer-centric perspective to all the BuyIn’s activities.

He previously held various leadership positions within the Orange Group, introducing in particular a product governance based on country demand and ensuring efficient product delivery to Orange subsidiaries and partners.

 
 

ALBERT HAUK

Senior Vice President Network Technology

Albert Hauk has been responsible for Network Technology Procurement at BuyIn since 2018. This area covers some of the most crucial telecommunication topics today including 5G and virtualization. He first joined the company in March 2015 as the SVP IT Procurement.

Prior to BuyIn, Albert worked at DT for more than 13 years, gaining extensive experience from various management positions in Procurement and Finance functions.



BOARD OF DIRECTORS

RAMON
FERNANDEZ*
Delegate CEO, Executive Director Finance, Performance and Development, Orange * Chairman of the Board of Directors
MICHAEL TRABBIA Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Orange
JEAN-MICHEL THIBAUD SVP Group Controlling, Orange
CHRISTIAN P. ILLEK Member of the Board, Finance, Deutsche Telekom
WALTER GOLDENITS Chief Technology Officer, Telekom Deutschland
MICHAEL WILKENS SVP Group Controlling, Deutsche Telekom