Reinhard Clemens (Photo: T-Systems)

Reinhard Clemens, who heads German business services group T-Systems, will leave his post January 1, 2018, parent company Deutsche Telekom said in a press release. A successor from outside the company has been appointed and will be announced shortly.

Clemens served on the Telekom management board for almost 10 years. At T-Systems, he presided over a strategic reorientation of the company.

“The essential aspect of our work in recent years was to make the company future ready and to focus on the challenges posed by digitization,” he said.