Michel Grandchamp (50) will take over the role of Director Finance and Controlling at SDS as of September 2021. As a member of the Management Board, he will be responsible together with Managing Director Ernst Kendlbacher for the continued success and growth of SDS in its core and target markets in Europe. Michel Grandchamp will also assume the role of Vice President Finance and Controlling at T-Systems Alpine (Austria & Switzerland), where he will be responsible for the finances of the highest-revenue region outside Germany, also as a member of the Management Board.
Michel Grandchamp has held various positions at T-Systems since 2007, both internationally and in Switzerland, France and the Netherlands. Most recently, Grandchamp held the position of Vice President Finance and Controlling at T-Systems France and T-Systems Netherlands. “I am looking forward to continuing the success story of T-Systems Alpine and to actively shaping its growth and further development,” says Grandchamp. In addition to his participation in Deutsche Telekom’s Leadership Programme, he also completed management training with the Swiss Army. Grandchamp started his professional career in 1995 at IBM in Switzerland. He sought his next challenges at UUNET GmbH / MCI WorldCom AG in Geneva and Zurich and Global Crossing, where he was Sales Manager for the DACH region and Scandinavia. Grandchamp studied at the University of Bern and holds a licentiate in business administration. Further studies took him to Oxford University and the University of St. Gallen.
Grandchamp is a British and Swiss citizen and speaks German, English and French. A keen skier, he lives in Biel, Switzerland, and is married with three children.