Ron Sommer is a German businessperson who has been at the helm of 9 different companies. Presently, Dr. Sommer occupies the position of Chairman for Mobile TeleSystems PJSC and Chairman at Vodafone Ukraine (a subsidiary of Mobile TeleSystems PJSC). Dr. Sommer is also on the board of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Sistema PJSFC, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. and Weather Investment Co. SRL.
In his past career Ron Sommer was Chairman & Secretary at Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd., Chairman-Management Board at Deutsche Telekom AG, Head-Telecommunications Assets Unit at Sistema PJSFC, Chairman of Sky Link JSC, Chairman at COMSTAR-United TeleSystems OAO, Chairman-Executive Board at Sony Music Entertainment International Services GmbH, President & Chief Operating Officer at Sony Corp. of America and President & Chief Operating Officer of Sony Europe GmbH.
Dr. Sommer received a doctorate from the University of Vienna.