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  • Executive Board
Christoph Vilanek (CEO)

After studying business administration at the Leopold-Franzen University in Innsbruck (Austria), Christoph Vilanek began his professional career with the publishing house Time-Life International. Before becoming managing director of the online fashion business boo.com, he worked in various positions within the mail-order business. In 2001, the native Austrian switched to the management consultancy McKinsey, where his focus was on the field of telecommunication in Germany and Eastern Europe. In 2004, he became joint managing director of iPublish, a subsidiary of the Ganske publishing group in Hamburg.

Before his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of freenet AG, Vilanek held various positions from 2005 until 2009 within the area of customer communication, customer development, customer service and customer retention at debitel AG in Stuttgart.

Vilanek is married with two children.



Additional information


Additional information on the duties and the functioning of the Executive Board can be found in the corporate management statement.

Corporate management statement

Our brand portfolio
The freenet Group is the largest network-independent telecommunications provider in Germany.

The Group is in the process of establishing itself in the Digital Lifestyle sector as a provider of household / at-home solutions for customers that are not necessarily related to telecommunications