Chairman of the Board
René Schuster is Chairman of the Board at B2X. In this role, René supervises the company’s global business operations and advises B2X’s senior leadership team in strategic questions. He’s deeply involved in setting the company’s long-term direction as the leading provider of managed customer service solutions to the global electronics industry.
René has an extraordinary track record in growing global businesses in the telecommunications and technology space. He is most renowned for his achievements as CEO of Telefónica Germany where he led the company through one of Europe’s largest IPOs in history. Under René’s leadership, Telefónica Germany grew into one of the largest telecommunications operators in Europe.
Before his time with Telefónica, René has held a number of other senior leadership positions in the telecommunications and technology sectors including Chief Operating Officer at Vimplecom, one of the world’s largest telecommunications services companies, Global Marketing Director at Vodafone, Senior Vice President at Hewlett Packard and European CEO of Compaq Computer Corporation. He was also Managing Partner at KPMG and Director at IBM. Besides his current role at B2X, René also serves as Chairman at Virtualstock, a provider of technology solutions for the retail industry.