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Press release

Dietmar Wiesinger: COO at Kapsch CarrierCom
Dietmar Wiesinger: COO at Kapsch CarrierCom Photo rights: © Karl Michalski / KCC

Dietmar Wiesinger appointed Chief Operational Officer of Kapsch CarrierCom.

Vienna, April 1, 2019 – Kapsch CarrierCom announces that Dietmar Wiesinger (41) joins the executive board as Chief Operational Officer (COO). In his new position, Wiesinger is responsible for Global Sales. Dietmar Wiesinger takes over this duty from Thomas Schöpf, who has been COO and member of the executive board at Kapsch CarrierCom since 2010.

Dietmar Wiesinger started his professional career in the IT and telecommunications sector in 2003. He worked at T-Systems for ten years, in several roles including Head of Sales, Corporate Customers & Telecommunication Services and International Account Manager in Amsterdam (NL). In 2010, he was appointed to the management team. Between 2013 and 2016, Dietmar Wiesinger was Corporate Accounts Lead and Member of the Management Team at Microsoft Austria.

Before starting his career at Kapsch CarrierCom as Head of Global Sales in January 2019, Dietmar Wiesinger worked at Playtech BGT Sports, where he held the positions of both CCO and COO.

Born in Upper Austria, Dietmar Wiesinger has a degree in Business Informatics from Johannes Kepler University Linz as well as two MBA degrees, from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management.

Kapsch CarrierCom, a Kapsch Group company, is a global developer of end-to-end communications solutions for mission-critical networks. The innovative technologies, products and services cover the entire value chain, planning, developing, producing, deploying, maintaining and operating. Kapsch CarrierCom is a leading expert in the Global System for Mobile Communication-Railway (GSM-R) standard. In addition, the company is growing its portfolio to address PS-LTE (Public Safety LTE) use cases as well as the next generation of railway communication networks. Kapsch CarrierCom also offers PMR (Private Mobile Radio) networks based on TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) and DMR (Digital Mobile Radio) standards. Its international customers include leading railway operators, utilities, public authorities, transport operators and airports.

Kapsch CarrierCom invests intensively in research and development and is significantly involved in the development of the next generation of broadband solutions for mission-critical networks, for instance as an associated member of the European research initiative Shift2Rail.


Press contact:

Alf Netek
Chief Marketing Officer & Press Officer
Kapsch Aktiengesellschaft
Am Europlatz 2, 1120 Vienna, Austria
P +43 50 811 1700
Susanne Schalek
Head of Marketing & Communications
Kapsch CarrierCom AG
Lehrbachgasse 11, 1120 Vienna, Austria
P +43 50811 3600