Tillman Infrastructure’s Hillabrant to take the reins of Vantage Towers

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Christian Hillabrant

Christian Hillabrant

European towerco Vantage Towers has announced Christian Hillabrant as its new chief executive officer (CEO) and said the appointment is expected to take effect in approximately two months.

Hillabrant’s current role is Chief Operating Officer at Tillman Infrastructure, the rapidly growing tower company based in the United States.

Hillabrant was appointed to the Tower Family Foundation Advisory Committee last year.

Hillabrant has also held senior positions at Ericsson, where he was Chief Operating Officer for Europe / North America running businesses across 16 countries. He was also a member of Ericsson Telecommunications GmbH’s Supervisory Board based in Germany. Prior to this, Hillabrant was at T-Mobile USA, where he was regional Vice President.

Until Hillabrant starts, Thomas Reisten will continue as the Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer with the full support of the Supervisory Board.

Vantage Towers has 83,000 sites in ten countries in Europe.