Thomas Ritz

Market Manager

Market Manager


▪ Born 10/08/65, 56 years old, German, married.
▪ Living in W.-Austria, working at R&M AG headquarters in Wetzikon, near Zurich
MSc.EE. – Communications & RF-Technology (1991)
MBA – General Management & Strategic Marketing (2004)
32 years of professional B2B-experience around telecom networks, fixed and mobile, data generation,
evaluation and transmission in different industries:
▪ Business Development
▪ Executive Sales + Turnkey Project Management
▪ Product Portfolio Development, New Applications
▪ Organizational Development: Sales + PM + Operations, Mergers & Acquisitions
Communication Networks (mobile/fix), Broadcasting, Defense-ITC, Power Industry, Partial Discharge, Wind Energy.
▪ 1991 – 2000 Alcatel S.A. – Mobile Communications Division, Stuttgart, Paris, Moscow
Product Manager, Turn-Key Project Manager, Program Director – Russia & CIS, Program Manager Beeline/Vimpelcom Infrastructure
▪ 2000 – 2004 Harris Broadcast Communications, Rankweil, Austria + Mason, OH, USA,
Director Sales & Marketing, Digital TV and Radio Transmitters DAB , DVBT Standards, Cable TV Head Ends
▪ 2004 – 2006 ATM Systems / Kraus Maffei Wegmann Group, Director Sales & Marketing, Konstanz, Germany
Defence IT and Communication Systems, ruggedized HW + customized SW Solutions, R&D-Consulting
▪ 2007 – 2016 OMICRON Electronics GmbH, Head of Business Segment «Monitoring», Klaus, Austria + Berlin, GermanyPower and Testequipment
Industry, Condition Based Monitoring for critical High Voltage Assets
▪ 2016-2019 HUBER+SUHNER AG, Division Mobile Communications & Industry, Head of Global Market Management
Manage mobile com infrastructure business in 8 Sales Regions: Business Development, Portfolio Roadmap
▪ 09/2019 – today Reichle & De-Massari AG, Market Manager – Public Networks, Head of Business Segment
Define and drive 5G-Strategy + FTTx Product Portfolio of R&M globally.
Lead Public Networks Business Segment Team at HQ: Technical Consulting + Product Management + Sales Support