WHU alumna Birgit Bohle (D 1998) will become Chief Human Resources Officer and Labor Director at Deutsche Telekom. She will take up her new position as of January 1, 2019.
Bohle studied at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and graduated in 1998 with a business degree (German Diplom-Kauffrau). Additionally, she holds an MBA from the University of Texas, Austin. After having finished her studies, Bohle got into Bertelsmann AG as a consultant for central corporate development in 1999. In the year 2000, she joined McKinsey & Company as a consultant, ending as Associate Principal in the traveling and logistics sector. In 2007, she switched to Corporate Sales at the Deutsche Bahn, initially in business development, and later took over the chairmanship of the management board. Since September 1, 2015 she has been the chairperson of DB Fernverkehr AG.