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Guus Dekkers

Member

Member of the Board of Directors since 2021
Born 1965
Dutch citizen
Master Computer Science, Radboud University Nijmegen
MBA, School of Management Rotterdam

Portrait Guus Dekkers

Guus Dekkers has been a member of the Swisscom Board of Directors since Marchl 2021. He has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Radboud University, Nijmegen and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Rotterdam School of Management. His career began in 1990 at Volkswagen Ltd., where he worked in various roles and countries. In 2002 he moved to Johnson Controls Automotive and led the Information Technology Europe & International unit. From 2005 to 2007 he was Chief Information Officer and Vice Chairman at Siemens VDO Automotive Ltd. in Germany, before moving to the Airbus Group in 2008. He spent 8 years there as Chief Information Officer and was instrumental in driving forward extensive technological transformations. Since April 2018 Guus Dekkers has been Chief Technology Officer at the Tesco retail chain. He is also a member of the Advisory Board at the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology and the National Research Centre for Applied Cybersecurity in Darmstadt.

Career


1990–2001 various roles, particularly in the area of business process optimisation at Volkswagen Ltd., Wolfsburg

2002–2005 Head of Information Technology Europe & International and Vice Chairman, Johnson Controls Automotive

2005–2007 Chief Information Officer and Vice-Chairman, Siemens VDO Automotive Ltd., Germany

2008–2016 Chief Information Officer of Airbus Group, France
  Since April 2018 Chief Technology Officer, Tesco PLC, London

Other positions of responsibility

  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology, Darmstadt
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity, Darmstadt