Managing Partner, Commercial Management: Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Finance, Legal and HR.
Thomas Kropik, born in 1967, brings with him over 20 years of national and international management experience in the IT and telecommunications industry.
He subsequently headed up the “e-business” sales department at HP Austria. After a total of ten years in the IT field, Mr. Kropik moved in February 2002 into the telecommunications industry, where he was responsible for the CEE region in the “international customers” sales department at Kapsch CarrierCom.
In 2007, he switched to Alcatel-Lucent, where he was managing director of the Alcatel-Lucent branch in Hungary until 2011. Immediately before joining ms-CNS, Thomas Kropik was sales director and member of the executive management at Qualysoft Österreich.
In addition to his sales and management positions, Mr. Kropik has completed numerous training courses in these fields. Among other accomplishments, he is a graduate of the Academy of Business Consulting. His fields of speciality are the controlling and managing of sales and marketing organisations in the business-to-business area. Mr. Kropik is the author of articles in mainstream and technical media as well as a speaker at industry conferences. Thomas Kropik is married and has a son. He spends his free time primarily with his family and pursuing his athletic activities.
Managing Partner, Operational Management: Service Delivery, Purchasing and Logistics.
Dietmar Hirsch, born in 1975, brings with him 16 years of experience in the areas of planning, installing and maintaining telecommunications systems.
After the takeover of this ABB business division by Alcatel in 2004, Mr. Hirsch worked for two years on the planning and installation of telecom infrastructure for wireless and fixed networks. From 2006-2012, in his role as service manager, he was responsible for all Alcatel and later Alcatel-Lucent services at Telering and later at T-Mobile.
In addition to his professional positions, Mr. Hirsch regularly participates in technical and personal training courses. Among other such measures, he completed a multi-week Alcatel-Lucent project manager programme in 2011, earning certification as project manager. Mr. Hirsch lives with his partner and has one daughter. His free time is dedicated mostly to his family, his motor sports hobby and athletic activities.