Dipl.-Ing. Paul-Gerhard Itjeshorst

Employee, Executive Director, Europe region, Partner Markets, Vodafone Group

Düsseldorf, Germany



Professional experience for Paul-Gerhard Itjeshorst

  • Current , since Oct 2015

    Vice President

    Grün-Weiss-Rot Büderich

    Vice President of sports club "Grün-Weiss-Rot Büderich" with approx. 500 members across various disciplines.

  • Current , since Apr 2006

    Executive Director, Europe region, Partner Markets

    Vodafone Group

    Growing and managing partner markets footprint in Europe with 12 partners in 22 markets. Relationship management on C-level. Development of commercial models for maximizing value to Vodafone and Partners in consumer and business customer segment, Roaming, Procurement, Carrier Services, Global Enterprise and M2M/ioT Line of business. Full line and P&L responsibility.

  • 6 months, Aug 2011 - Jan 2012

    Chief Executive Officer (interim), Partner Markets

    Vodafone Group

    Leading global Partner Markets organization with approx. 100 FTE and P&L of EUR 200m. C-level relationship management with more than 35 network operators globally. Driving further development of the business and aligning strategies with other customer facing Vodafone business lines.

  • 8 months, Oct 2010 - May 2011

    Chief Commercial Officer (interim), Partner Markets

    Vodafone Group Services GmbH, Düsseldorf

    In addition to Head of Europe role, managing the commercial support function for Partner Markets globally. Leading budget management, providing decision support for sales regions, defining innovative commercial models

  • 1 year and 7 months, Sep 2004 - Mar 2006

    Head of Sales, MEA region, Partner Networks

    Vodafone Group

    Acquiring new partners and manage relationship on C-level in the MEA region. Overall P&L responsibility. Evolution of organization from project set-up to full business unit of Vodafone Group.

  • 11 months, Oct 2003 - Aug 2004

    Account Executive, Partner Networks

    Vodafone Group

    Acquiring network partners for Vodafone in new territories in which Vodafone does not operate themselves

  • 9 months, Jan 2003 - Sep 2003

    Director Sales, Business Development D-A-CH


    Sales and Portfolio Development for Ericsson products in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

  • 2 years, Jan 2001 - Dec 2002

    Director Key Account Management Mobilcom/France Telecom


    Development of new sales leads and value segment for France Telecom/Mobilcom

  • 3 years, Jan 1998 - Dec 2000

    Head of Business Development 3G/UMTS


    Market development for 3G/UMTS in Germany

  • 1 year and 6 months, Jul 1996 - Dec 1997

    Customer Solution Manager


    Designing complex network solutions for Network Operators in the area of fixed networks and Intelligent networks. as member of large account teams for leading operators and carriers entering the German market

  • 1 year and 3 months, Apr 1995 - Jun 1996

    Product Marketing Manager


    Introducing Nokia Telecommunication products into the German market (fixed line, Intelligent Networks fixed & Mobile)

  • 2 years and 2 months, Feb 1993 - Mar 1995

    Technical Sales Engineer


    Defining product roadmap for international digital switching systems

Educational background for Paul-Gerhard Itjeshorst

  • 1 month, Apr 2009 - Apr 2009

    Advanced Industrial Marketing

    INSEAD Business School

  • 2 years and 2 months, Aug 2000 - Sep 2002

    Executive MBA

    WHU Koblenz, Kellogg University Chicago

    General Management, Marketing

  • 6 years and 3 months, Aug 1986 - Oct 1992

    Communication Technology

    TH Aachen


  • German


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