Management Board

Peter Zils (CEO)


Peter Zils (born 1963) is the company founder and chief executive officer of ecotel communication ag and is responsible for Strategy, Technology, Wholesale, Finance, Investor Relations and HR.

He worked as an independent entrepreneur even during his studies at the Bochum University of Applied Sciences, where he completed a degree in communications engineering. In January 1998 Peter Zils established ecotel communication with headquarters in Düsseldorf, which meanwhile has developed into a group of companies with various subsidiaries and holdings.

Since February 2015, Peter Zils has been a member of the VATM board. More than one hundred twenty telecommunications and value-added service providers have joined forces to form Germany’s most important association of competitors on the German telecom market. As a member of the association Peter Zils is actively committed to improving market and competitive conditions for the telecom industry through regulatory and political measures. A particular focus is on the interests of business solution providers and their customers.


Achim Theis (CCO)


Achim Theis has been working in the company since 1 January 1999, at first as managing director of ecotel communication GmbH and since 1 June 2001 as a member of the Management Board. Since 1 September 2016 he is responsible for Sales, Marketing, Product Development and Operations in his capacity as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO).

After completing his studies in Business Administration at the German Academy of Administration and Economics (Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie (VWA)), he first worked in different Sales and Marketing management positions in various industries.

Achim Theis has an experience of more than 18 years and therefore an extensive network and know-how in the telecommunications market.