Members of the Supervisory Board


Dr. László Pap
Member of the Supervisory Board since 1997, Chairman since 2000 (independent)
Member of the Audit Committee

pap.jpg Professor Dr. László Pap (born in 1943) graduated from the Budapest Technical University, Electrical Engineering Faculty with a degree in telecommunications. In 1980 he received a PhD and later a CSc, and Doctor of Sciences in 1992. He was elected as a correspondent member in 2001, then as a full member in 2007 of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He has been a professor in the Electrical Engineering and Informatics Faculty at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics since 1992. Between 1992 and 2008 he served as Head of the Telecommunications Department and from 2001 to 2004 as Strategic Vice Rector of the University. He has obtained numerous patents for his inventions. He is the Honorary President of the Scientific Association for Infocommunications, a member of the Telecommunications Systems Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and, among others, a member of the editorial board of the periodical World of Nature and Wireless Networks, a member of the Hungarian Space Board and the President of the Scientific Council on Space Research.

Other principal directorships
Member of the Supervisory Board Viking Zrt.


Dr. János Bitó
Supervisory Board member since April 2010 (independent)
Member of the Audit Committee

Bito_Janos.jpg Dr. János Bitó (born in 1936) graduated from the Faculty of Natural Sciences at József Attila University of Sciences (Szeged, Hungary) in 1958, and received a Doctor rerum naturalium in 1960. In 1967, he received a PhD, and in 1971, a Doctor of Science in technical sciences. He has taught in many Hungarian and foreign universities. Between 1971 and 2002, he worked as a technical, research and development director, managing director or Chief Officer at a number of companies and institutions, and as senior advisor to a minister. Between 1965 and 2005, he accomplished considerable achievements in scientific research and development. He is a member of a number of scientific organizations, including the Committee on Information Science and the Committee on Automation and Computer Science of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He was member of the Board of Directors or Supervisory Board or Chairman of the Supervisory Board at a number of companies. At present he is the Chairman of the Thesis and Final Examination Board at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Information Technology Faculty. A lot of publications are connected to his name (articles, university notes, books), he is the owner of many prizes and awards.

Other principal directorships
none


Attila Bujdosó
Supervisory Board member since April 2010
(employees’ representative, upon Central Workers’ Council appointment)

Bujdoso_Attila.jpg Mr. Attila Bujdosó (born in 1967) holds a degree in electrical engineering from Kandó Kálmán Technical College of Budapest, Faculty of Electrical Engineering. Since 1985, he has been working at Magyar Telekom and its legal predecessors. Until 1998, he worked as an exchange maintenance technician, then as a technical coordinator and an administrative operator. He has been a member of various trade unions since 1985: between 1985 and 1990 a member of the Postal Workers’ Trade Union, between 1990 and 1993 a member of the Telecommunications Workers’ Trade Union, between 1993 and 2004 a member of the Hungarian Telecommunications Branch Trade Union, from 2004 a member, and since July 1, 2008, the President of the Telecommunications Trade Union. Between 2005 and 2007, he was a member of the Workers’ Council and between July 1, 2008 and December 31, 2010 he was a member of the Presidency of MSZOSZ (National Confederation of Hungarian Trade Unions).

Other principal directorships
none


Dr. János Illéssy
Supervisory Board member since 2006 (independent)
Chairman of the Audit Committee

illesy.jpg Dr. János Illéssy (born in 1962) holds a degree in electrical engineering from the Budapest Technical University and has later received MBA and PhD degrees from the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He spent over a decade and a half with Pannonplast, a plastics producer listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange, as consultant, controller, Chief Financial Officer and then Chairman-Chief Executive Officer. Between 2001 and 2003 he worked as managing director of the Hungarian subsidiary bank of BNP Paribas. Between 2004 and 2007 he was the Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Directors of BorsodChem. Currently, he is the managing director of Lebona Kft. and teaches Financial Economics at the Institute of International Business Relations and also at the Business School of Central European University as an Adjunct Professor.

Other principal directorships
none


Prof. Sándor Kerekes
Supervisory Board member since 2006 (independent)
Member of the Audit Committee

kerekes.jpg Professor Dr. Sándor Kerekes (born in 1948) holds an MSc in Chemistry and Economics. He taught chemical technology for 16 years. He received a Dr. univ degree in 1973, a PhD (CSc) degree in Economics in 1984 and Doctor of Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2003. In 1994, he accomplished the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. For 15 years, he had been member or Chairman of the Board of Directors or Supervisory Boards of various Hungarian mid-size companies. Since 1986, he has served as the Head of Department and later as Institute director at Corvinus University and its legal predecessors. Between 1994 and 1997 and between 2002 and 2006 he served as the Dean of Business Administration Faculty of Corvinus University of Budapest. He is the Director of the Institute of Environmental Sciences of the University. Form 2008 he was Vice Rector of Academic Affairs of the University until December 14, 2011.He is member of the editorial boards of various papers (e.g., Society and Economy, Vezetéstudomány) and the author of many books and articles.

Other principal directorships
Chairman of the Advisory Board Zöld Iránytű Alapítvány
Member of the Supervisory Board Tomori Pál Főiskola
Member of the Advisory Board Vezetőképzésért Alapítvány
Chairman KÖVET Association


Konrad Kreuzer
Supervisory Board member since 2006 (independent)

konrad.jpg Mr. Konrad Kreuzer (born in 1948) is a lawyer with a degree in Business Administration. After serving in various positions at the Universities of Munich and Konstanz and in the Ministry of Domestic Affairs of the State of Bavaria, he joined Bayernwerke utilities as the Director of Law and Property Department, later as Managing Director of EuroBayernwerk, the affiliate for international development of Bayernwerk. Between 1997 and 2013 he has served as Chief Executive Officer and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of E.ON in Hungary, and from 2002 on in addition as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Zapadoslovensko Energetika/Eon Slovensko. Currently he is member of the Supervisory Board of E.ON Hungária Zrt. and adviser and member of the Board of Directors/Supervisory Board of other companies in Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republik.

Other principal directorships
Chairman of the Supervisory Board E.ON Észak-dunántúli Áramhálózati Zrt.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board E.ON Dél-dunántúli Áramhálózati Zrt.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board E.ON Tiszántúli Áramhálózati Zrt.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board E.ON Közép-dunántúli Gázhálózati Zrt.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board E.ON Dél-dunántúli Gázhálózati Zrt.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board E.ON Gazdasági Szolgáltató Kft.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board E.ON Hálózati Szolgáltató Kft.
Member of the Board of Directors Budapest Airport Zrt.
Member of the Supervisory Board SAG Hungaria
Chairman of the Supervisory Board SAG Elektrovod
Chairman of the Supervisory Board EMG


Tamás Lichnovszky
Supervisory Board member since April 2010
(employees’ representative, upon Central Workers’ Council appointment)

lichnovszky_tamas.jpgMr. Tamás Lichnovszky (born in 1962) received a Bachelor’s degree as licensed signal officer and telecommunications engineer in 1984 from Zalka Máté Military Technical College and as manager engineer in 2002 from the Budapest Technical College. In 2010, he received a post-graduate degree in complementary legal studies from the Pázmány Péter Catholic University. He has been working at Magyar Telekom and its legal predecessor in technical and customer service areas since 1990. He has been an elected member of the Workers’ Council since 1998 and from March, 2011 he is the Chairman of the Central Workers’ Council.

Other principal directorships
none


Martin Meffert
Supervisory Board member since 2009

Martin_Meffert Mr. Martin Meffert (born in 1960) holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences and a degree in Economics from the Business and Administration Academy in Koblenz, Germany. He started his career in 1985 as a telecommunications network planner and later satellite services specialist in the regional directorate of Deutsche Bundespost in Koblenz. Between 1990 and 1998 he served in the Ministry of Telecommunications in Bonn at the departments of satellite systems and international network projects. In 1999, he joined the fixed line business of Deutsche Telekom responsible for cooperation and alliance management for various regions in South and Eastern Europe. Since the formation of the Board Area Europe within the Group Headquarters of Deutsche Telekom in 2010, he takes care of the Corporate Governance of Magyar Telekom, Makedonski Telekom and Crnogorski Telekom.

Other principal directorships
none


Ms. Éva Őz

Supervisory Board member since April 2012 (employee representative)

Oz_Eva Ms. Éva Őz (born in 1957) graduated as an engineer economist. Between 1978 and 1996 she worked as the leader of the architect planning group at the predecessor of Magyar Telekom, at Pécs. From 1996 she took the position of leading the Investment Group of Real Estate Directorate at Pécs. After obtaining her second degree, since 1999 she has been working in the area of economy, she presently works as a controlling manager at the Controlling Directorate. She has been taking part in the work of the Central Workers’ Council since 1999. She has been elected as the Chairwoman of the Workers’ Council of Central Functions already for the fifth election period and she still fills this position.

Other principal directorships
Member of the Supervisory Board Hírközlési Dolgozók Jóléti Alapítványa
Member of the Supervisory Board Dél-dunántúli Távközlési Sportegyesület
Member of the Financial Audit Committee Távközlési Szakszervezet


Dr. Károly Salamon
Supervisory Board member since April 2010 (independent)
Member of the Audit Committee

SalamonKaroly.jpg Dr. Károly Salamon (born in 1954) graduated in 1977 from the Kandó Kálmán Technical College of Budapest with a bachelor of science of Electrical Engineering, and in 1983 from Eötvös Lóránd University of Sciences with a master of science of Mathematics. He received an MBA degree at the University of Pittsburgh (USA) in 1991 and then he received a PhD from the University of Economics in Budapest in 1993. Between 1977 and 1990, he worked as a design engineer, then as a development engineer and later as a project leader at different companies. From 1990, he worked for Ernst and Young International Audit and Consulting Company first as an employee, and later as a partner. Between 1995 and 2005, he was the Chief Financial Officer, then from 2006 to 2008 the Chairman-Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Hungária Biztosító Zrt. From 2008, he is the general director of MIS Ltd. Between 2003 and 2008 he was a member or the Chairman of the Board of Directors, or a member of the Supervisory Board of a number of banks. Between 2006 and 2011 he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Hungarian Mortgage Bank, between 2007 and 2011 he was a member of the Presidency of the German-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce. From 2009 he was a member of the Board of Directors of the State Motorway Management Company Ltd. He has been the Chairman-Chief Executive Officer of MKB General Insurance Zrt. and MKB Life Insurance Zrt. since July 1, 2010.

Other principal directorships
General director MIS Kft.


Zsoltné Varga
Supervisory Board member since April 2008 (employee representative)

varga_zsoltne Mrs. Zsoltné Varga (born in 1969) graduated from the College of Transport and Telecommunications at Győr in 1991. She has been working for Magyar Telekom (and its legal predecessor) since 1991. From 1991 to 1996, she was an engineer in the technical area, later she was head of a T-Pont shop. Currently, she works as a quality manager. In 1998, she became an elected member of the Workers’ Council and she is member of the Central Workers’ Council. Since 2004 she has been a member and from 2009 Deputy Chairwoman of Deutsche Telekom’s European Workers’ Council.

Other principal directorships
none



Dr. Konrad Wetzker

Supervisory Board member since April 2011 (independent)

konrad_wetzker_96x96.jpg Dr. Konrad Wetzker (born in 1950) graduated from the University of Economic Science Karl Marx in Budapest in 1975, in mathematical analysis of the national economy. He earned his PhD in 1979, then in 1988 Doctor of Science. Between 1975 and 1989 he worked in applied research and was the leader of various research teams. Between 1989 and 1990 he was the President of the Institute for Applied Research in Berlin, and also a member of different Committees managing the economic part of the reunification in Germany. From 1991 until 2010 he worked for the Boston Consulting Group, in Düsseldorf, and from 1996 in Budapest, as Principal, Partner, Senior Partner and Chairman of Hungary, mainly for energy players, financial institutions, and in telecommunications and infrastructural industries. He worked for more than 50 international companies in strategy, organization and internationalization projects. He took part in supporting the market entry of Western European Players, especially in Hungary, Slovakia, and Czech Republic. He is the co-founder of the Corvinus School of Management in Budapest, and since 2005 he is its Chairman. Since 2011 he has been senior advisor at the Corvinus University of Budapest. He gives lessons at various universities (e.g. Harvard, University of Cambridge) and is the author of almost 100 publications (e.g. books and articles).

Other principal directorships
Member of the Board of Directors Wildhorse Energy Ltd.