Retarus Press Release:

Messaging specialist strengthens its senior management

Retarus brings in General Counsel Florian Frick from Vodafone

Munich, 31.05.2016 // Florian Frick is named the new General Counsel of the Retarus Group. Effective immediately, the attorney will advise Retarus’ senior management on all strategic issues regarding international law and regulatory provisions, as well as compliance requirements. Florian Frick reports directly to Johannes Hecker, COO of the Retarus Group.
With the addition of Florian Frick as General Counsel, the global messaging specialist strengthens its senior management with an experienced expert in international commercial law, and IT and telecommunications law. In this newly created role, the attorney will primarily support the global expansion strategy of Retarus from a legal standpoint. Furthermore, he will continue to advance Retarus’ association involvement, with the aim of addressing the current needs of customers.
Before joining Retarus, Florian Frick was Head of Legal Technology & Corporate Services at Vodafone Kabel Deutschland GmbH. Prior to 2011, he worked for Atos, formerly Siemens IT Solutions and Services (SIS), with high-level duties as its senior legal counsel. There he played a key role in advising on the legal and planning aspects of the global carve-out of SIS from Siemens AG and the subsequent integration of the group division in Atos. Prior to this, he worked for many years as corporate counsel for Siemens Enterprise Communications (later Unify) and Allianz Versicherungs-AG.    

“Our strategic goal is to continue to expand the international presence of Retarus so we can offer our customers worldwide a safe and efficient flow of information. This means that compliance with complex legal and regulatory frameworks, and data protection laws is top priority. To best serve our customers and to guarantee compliance at all times worldwide, we must be able to continually adapt to the current legal situation,” says Johannes Hecker, Chief Operating Officer of the Retarus Group. “We are pleased to have Florian Frick, a renowned specials in this area, join our team and support us in an advisory capacity as we continue to grow.”

About Retarus

Retarus is a leading global provider of professional messaging solutions and has been developing and offering services for electronic corporate communications since 1992. Retarus' vision is to create the perfect network for the global economy. Therein, Retarus manages the safe and efficient flow of information for enterprises around the world. Retarus' solutions optimize business process communications, ensuring business continuity and providing highest levels of security and performance. Companies such as Adidas, Bayer, Continental, DHL, DZ Bank, Honda, Linde, Osram, Puma, Sixt, Sony and Thomas Cook as well as 50 percent of the enterprises listed in EURO STOXX 50 rely on Retarus' messaging services to exchange mission-critical business documents. Each of Retarus' employees makes the company's core service values customer focus, innovation, high quality and transparency their mission.

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