Members of the Management Committee

Tibor Rékasi

Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors

Rekasi_Tibor_96x96 Mr. Rékasi (born in 1973) graduated from the Budapest Foreign Trade College and then participated in additional business trainings in order to expand his business knowledge. He started his professional career at Integra Kft as account manager. From 1997 he worked for Unisys Hungary as a relationship manager dealing financial business partners and then as Director for Customer Relations. In 2000 he joined Cisco Systems Hungary where first he worked as Key Account Manager and then as Director of the Large Corporations Business Unit. In February 2007 he was appointed as Managing Director of Cisco Systems Hungary, and in this position he was responsible for the coordination of all domestic sales activities in addition to the operative management of the company. He joined the Magyar Telekom Group in September 2008 as Managing Director of IQSYS Zrt., asubsidiary of the Business Services Business Unit, where he took on the responsibilities of Commercial Director in addition to leading IQSYS Zrt. Between December 2010 and May 2011, he also acted temporarily as Head of Magyar Telekom’s Business Services Business Unit (T-Systems), while continuing his work as Managing Director of IQSYS Zrt. From October, 2012 until September 30, 2013 he was the chief officer responsible for the Sales Division of T-Systems Magyarország Zrt. From October 1, 2013 he has been Chief Commercial Officer Enterprise of Magyar Telekom and Chief Executive Officer of T-Systems Magyarország Zrt. With effect from January 11, 2017 Tibor Rékasi has been Magyar Telekom’s Chief Commercial Officer Residential.
As of July 1, 2018 he is the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Magyar Telekom.

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Melinda Szabó
Chief Commercial Officer Residential

szabo-melinda-96x96 Melinda Szabó (born in 1971) has an economist degree from College of Commerce, Catering and Tourism and then she has earned a Marketing Economist degree from the Budapest Foreign Trade College in 1997. She has also earned and MBA degree from Webster University and Szent István College in 2007.
She has started her career in market research in 1995, before joining Westel900 in 1999 as Marketing Manager. From 2005, she worked as T-Mobile’s Deputy Marketing Director, then from 2008, she also assumed responsibility for T-Home’s Residential Segment. She continued her career at Magyar Telekom as Residential Marketing Director from July 2010.
She joined Vodafone Hungary in 2015, where she was in charge of the marketing of the whole B2B segment, then became Head of SMB Sales and Marketing in 2016.
As of 1st July, 2018 she is the Chief Commercial Officer Residential Services at Magyar Telekom.

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Balázs Máthé
Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer

Mathe_Balazs_2_96x96 Dr. Máthé (born in 1968) received his law degree from Janus Pannonius University, Pécs in 1995. His previous studies included EU Law Studies at the Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy and a few semesters at the Faculty of Arts (History and Languages) of Janus Pannonius University. Prior to joining Magyar Telekom, he worked as an attorney at various international law firms for over a decade, including five years at one of the leading global law firms, Linklaters, where he was a Partner and the Head of the Corporate Department in Budapest. As an attorney, he specialized in cross border mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters. He joined Magyar Telekom as Group Legal Director in 2007. He was appointed Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer of Magyar Telekom as of July 1, 2010.

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Zoltán Kaszás

Chief Commercial Officer Enterprise

KaszasZoltan_v2.jpg Zoltán Kaszás (born in 1968) graduated from the Technical College of Szabadka after which he obtained an economist, then an MBA degree from Corvinus University. During his career he worked at Szerencsejáték Plc., as the IT strategic manager of the Hungarian Post Plc., at the Budapest Airport and as the IT manager of MOL Group and OTP Serbia. During his career, besides designing, implementing and managing IT strategies, he participated in several major projects and as a sponsor he managed several acquisition processes from IT side. From December 1, 2015 he worked as the manager of T-Systems Hungary Plc.’s Info-communication Solutions Division. From July 1, 2017 he is Magyar Telekom’s Chief Commercial Officer Enterprise, which position he has already fulfilled on an interim basis since January 2017.

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Chief Executive Officer T-Systems Magyarország Zrt.

János Szabó
Chief Financial Officer

Szabo_Janos_96x96.png Mr. János Szabó (born in 1961) studied foreign relations at the University of Economics in Budapest. Starting his career in foreign services, he continued in various finance, accounting and consultant positions in the private business sector. From 1995 he took various senior management positions in finance and business at the Hungarian subsidiary and the European head office of Delco Remy, an American automotive industry supplier. Later he became CFO and managing director of a joint venture between Delco Remy and Hitachi. He joined Magyar Telekom in 2003 as the Finance Director of the Fixed Line Services of Business. In 2008 he became the Group Controlling Director of Magyar Telekom. Besides the continuous renewal of the controlling activity and the strengthening of the international cooperation he also took part in the management of key operational and strategic corporate projects. From April 2013 he is the Chief Financial Officer of Magyar Telekom.

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Zsuzsanna Friedl
Chief Human Resources Officer

Zsuzsanna FriedlZsuzsanna Friedl (born in 1977) graduated from the College of Foreign Trade, Budapest with a B.Sc. in Business Management. She then embarked upon her professional career by joining General Electric within HR, gaining valuable experience from a wide range of assignments including operations, compensation, management of unions, recruitment and selection, M&A and eHR.
From 2007 she worked at UPC Telecommunication as HR Director. Among a number of her major achievements here was the design and launch of a performance driven culture (along with the development of a new compensation structure with a strong focus on employee engagement), the design and leadership of a program created to identify and develop internal talent, alignment of the employer brand with the consumer brand and transformation of the HR team into what is effectively a business partnership model.
In 2014, she joined Microsoft as HR leader for Hungary, where she successfully implemented the new performance and development approach that was adopted globally; in addition, she was responsible for both the design and execution of the mid-term strategic plan’s people agenda, along with promoting and driving company transformation through culture and attitude change and managing effective succession planning for a variety of leadership roles.

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