CEO Telecommunications & Postal Services, Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications
Mr Johannes Gungl was appointed CEO for Telecommunications and Postal Services, at the Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications (RTR), in 2014. Mr Gungl has over 15 years of experience in the Austrian telecommunications industry, working in the field of legal and regulatory affairs for several fixed-line and mobile operators.
Prior to his appointment as CEO of RTR, Mr Gungl served as General Counsel and Head of Legal & Regulatory Affairs for Orange Austria. In this role he was directly involved in the precedent-setting merger of Orange Austria with Hutchison, which was cleared by the European Commission (EC) following a phase II investigation and the Austrian Competition Authority. Between 2006 and 2008 Mr Gungl was General Counsel and Compliance Officer for Competition Law to Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Corporation in Vienna. Before that he worked for the Austrian mobile operator tele.ring as Head of Legal & Regulatory Affairs until the merger with T-Mobile Austria in 2006, which was also cleared by the EC in a phase II review.
Mr Gungl holds a law degree from the University Graz and a post-graduate degree for European Law from the University of Innsbruck.