Axel Weiler appointed Head of Group Business Development


Axel Weiler has been appointed as Head of Group Business Development and Member of the Executive Committee of Ascom as of 1 April 2012.

Axel Weiler earned a Diploma in Industrial Engineering and Management (Diplomingenieur) at the Technical University of Berlin and a PhD (Dr.rer.pol.) at the Technical University of Chemnitz. For the last six years he worked with the German group Franz Haniel & Cie. in Duisburg, since 2008 as Head of Business Development / Inhouse Consulting and in a previous position as Head of Mergers & Acquisitions.

Axel Weiler has a solid track record in strategic business development and sound experience in M&A. Axel Weiler worked very much across industry, including engineering and IT. He also gained broad experience in trade and business services. Axel Weiler is a German citizen.


Ascom is an international solution provider with comprehensive technological know-how in Mission-Critical Wireless Communication. The company focuses on the areas of Wireless Solutions (high-value, customer-specific on-site communications solutions) and Network Testing (a global market leader in optimization solutions for mobile networks). The company is headquartered in Switzerland, has subsidiaries in 20 countries and a workforce of some 2,300 employees worldwide. Ascom registered shares (symbol ASCN) are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich (Switzerland).

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