TeamViewer appoints Michael Wilkens as CFO (news with additional features)


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TeamViewer appoints Michael Wilkens as CFO (news with additional features)
22.04.2022 / 07:46
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TeamViewer appoints Michael Wilkens as CFO

Goppingen / Germany, April 22, 2022Team Viewer, a leading global provider of remote connectivity and workplace digitalization solutions, today announced that Michael Wilkens, currently Senior Vice President Group Controlling of Deutsche Telekom AG, will become Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Board of Directors of TeamViewer AG, effective September 1, 2022 He will succeed Stefan Gaiser whose contract expires in August. Stefan and Michael work closely together to plan and ensure a smooth transition. As TeamViewer’s Chief Financial Officer, Michael will lead the company’s global finance organization with responsibilities for accounting, controlling, treasury and investor relations as well as corporate governance, ESG, IT security and operations.

After more than 20 years in various positions at Deutsche Telekom AG, Michael currently holds the position of Senior Vice President Group Controlling of the DAX component, where he works closely with the Group Board of Directors. He has global responsibility for the financial steering of Deutsche Telekom’s full portfolio and additionally leads the group’s risk governance and reporting. In his current role, Michael successfully initiated and led the transformation of Deutsche Telekom’s Group Controlling, tightly linking the function to the business and consistently enabling the business to reliably deliver on its forecast. In addition, he contributed significantly to building the transatlantic bridge between the American operations of Deutsche Telekom and the group, notably during the merger of T-Mobile US and Sprint but also in his role as a member of the board of directors of T-Mobile US, Inc. Michael joined Deutsche Telekom AG in 2001, assuming successive management roles with increasing financial and commercial responsibilities – first at the company’s subsidiary T-Mobile Deutschland and since 2009 at group level. Prior to joining Deutsche Telekom AG, Michael Wilkens held finance positions at German telecommunications companies debitel AG and e-plus GmbH. He studied finance and accounting at Hochschule Bremen and Leeds Metropolitan University.

Dr. Abraham (Abe) Peled, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TeamViewer, said: “After an extensive global search process, we are delighted to welcome Michael Wilkens as the new Chief Financial Officer of TeamViewer. Michael is a proven financial leader and high impact executive with over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry and superior financial planning and steering experience in a complex global DAX environment. Combined with his understanding of subscription business models as well as his commercial experience, including responsibility for P&L and sales, he will be a great asset. partner as TeamViewer continues to improve its operational performance and execute its growth strategy. On behalf of the entire board, I would also like to thank Stefan for his outstanding contribution to the success of TeamViewer. He helped make TeamViewer the leading technology player it is today. We wish him the best for his personal and professional future.”

Oliver Steil, CEO of TeamViewer, says: “I am delighted to welcome Michael to our team. His deep expertise in leading the financial operations of a global enterprise and driving operational excellence will have an immediate impact. With his strong leadership and collaboration skills, high performance mentality and a track record of relentless execution and cost discipline, he will add great value to our team and help us navigate the next phase of TeamViewer development. At the same time, I would like to personally thank Stefan for four outstanding years of collaboration and joint leadership. During this time, including our highly successful IPO, Stefan has played a key role in TeamViewer’s successful journey and has been a valued member of our management team.

Michael Wilkens says: “I am delighted to join TeamViewer and look forward to working in an agile and very dynamic environment with a great global team. TeamViewer is a very healthy company with a unique financial profile of high growth, high profitability and cash generation. . At the same time, the company has great potential as it addresses major topics of our time such as digital transformation, global connectivity and remote working. I am delighted to contribute my experience on TeamViewer’s path to continued growth and improved shareholder value and to delivering high quality solutions to customers – always focusing on their needs.”


About TeamViewer
TeamViewer is a leading global technology company that provides a connectivity platform to remotely access, control, manage, monitor and repair devices of all kinds – from laptops and cell phones to industrial machinery and robots. Although TeamViewer is free for private use, it has over 625,000 subscribers and enables businesses of all sizes and in all industries to digitize their critical processes through seamless connectivity. Against the backdrop of global megatrends such as device proliferation, automation and new work, TeamViewer is proactively shaping digital transformation and continuously innovating in the areas of Augmented Reality, Internet of Things and Technology. ‘artificial intelligence. Since the company was founded in 2005, TeamViewer software has been installed on more than 2.5 billion devices worldwide. The company is headquartered in Goppingen, Germany, and employs approximately 1,500 people worldwide. In 2021, TeamViewer achieved invoicing of approximately 548 million euros. TeamViewer AG (TMV) is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and is owned by MDAX. Further information can be found at

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