Josef Brauner

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Josef Brauner (born March 14, 1950 in Munich ) is a German manager .


After completing technical and commercial training, Brauner started his career in 1971 as a salesman for printing machines at the US company Avery , where he made it to the management level. In 1980 he moved to Sony Germany and took on various tasks in the Munich office until 1984 . After two years as managing director at Arnold & Richter Cinetechnik (Arri) , he returned to Sony Germany in 1986 and took on various tasks at the Cologne headquarters. In 1988 Brauner became General Manager and in 1989 finally Managing Director of Sony Germany. His predecessor at Sony was Ron Sommer. This brought him in 1997 to the former monopoly Deutsche Telekom . Initially, Brauner was responsible for the sales department, a year later he was promoted to the group's executive board. There he took over the newly established service and sales division. From May 2001 he had overall responsibility for the group's fixed network business, as well as temporarily for the T-Systems division . In February 2003 , Brauner became head of the newly established T-Com fixed-line network . Until March 2004 , he also represented Deutsche Telekom in the Toll Collect toll consortium . The problems with the introduction of the HGV road user charge ultimately led to Josef Brauner's resignation from the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom on April 30, 2004.


The following list includes supervisory board mandates and mandates in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies:

  • Karstadt Warenhaus AG, Essen (since 4/2003)
  • Pironet NDH AG, Cologne (since 5/2005)
  • Chairman of the supervisory board of Verlagsgruppe Lübbe GmbH & Co. KG, Bergisch Gladbach (since 09/2004)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Gofus e. V., Bad Saarow
  • Board of Trustees of Deutsche Sporthilfe (since 5/2003)
  • T-Mobile International AG, Bonn (5/2003 to 4/2004)
  • T-Systems International GmbH, Frankfurt am Main (11/2000 to 4/2004)
  • Deutsche Telekom Network Projects & Services GmbH, Bonn (5/2003 to 4/2004)
  • CAP Customer Advantage Program GmbH, Cologne, Chairman of the Supervisory Board (4/2002 to 4/2004)
  • FC Bayern München AG, Munich (4/2003 to 8/2004)
  • TSV 1860 München eV, Munich (12/2006 to 3/2009)


  • Josef Brauner / Roland Bickmann: The multimedia society , Campus Vlg. (1994), ISBN 3-593-35046-7
  • Josef Brauner / Roland Bickmann: Cyber ​​Society , Metropolitan (1996), ISBN 3-89623-063-8