Qualcomm Inc. announced that Dr. Anastassia Lauterbach has joined the company as senior vice president of Global Business Operations Europe. With broad responsibility for Qualcomm’s European initiatives, Lauterbach will oversee the company’s business interests across the continent, as well as drive its growing operations in Eastern Europe.
“Europe continues to be a growing and dynamic region for mobile broadband, with a myriad of new opportunities for Qualcomm in Eastern Europe,” says Jing Wang, executive vice president and president of GBO. “Anastassia’s experience and leadership will be invaluable as we expand Qualcomm’s efforts to make mobile broadband services more available and affordable in Eastern Europe and across the continent.”
Lauterbach joins Qualcomm from Deutsche Telekom in Bonn, Germany, where she most recently served as senior vice president of business development and investments, and as member of Deutsche Telekom’s Executive Technology and Innovations Board. Her previous positions there include acting chief products and innovation officer, and executive vice president of group strategy at T-Mobile International. Prior to Deutsche Telekom, Anastassia spent 10 years in various operational and strategic roles at Daimler, McKinsey and Munich Reinsurance Co.