Essentially, T-Systems will make the 2017 change of leadership, at least on one side, after Zoltán Kaszás, head of the division, leaves from September 1, and will be replaced – albeit only temporarily – by Tibor Rékasi, CEO of Magyar Telekom.
Zoltán Kaszás, CEO of T-Systems Magyarország Zrt., Will leave the head of T-Systems Magyarország Zrt. By mutual agreement, the Magyar Telekom Group announced. After leading the company's IT solutions division, Zoltán Kaszás managed the largest company in the Hungarian IT and systems integration market as trustee from January 2017 and appointed CEO from June 2017.
According to the company's press release, T-Systems' direct control will return to Tibor Rékasi. , who headed the system integrator until January 2017, and was appointed CEO of Magyar Telekom's retail business with the departure of Christopher Mattheisen in 2018.
Praising the work of Rékasi Kaszás, he emphasized that the specialist
supported such important projects. The digitization of Hungary as the first Hungarian digital business assistant based on artificial intelligence, the development of Vanda, the establishment of the first 5G campus network, the introduction of immediate payment at several Hungarian financial actors, or the Electronic Health Service Space (EESZT)
Although the announcement does not mention this, under the control of Kaszás, the corporate business of T-Systems was surrounded by the near-government 4iG Plc., But despite the signed letter of intent, the acquisition failed. According to speculation, Microsoft, which had once been embroiled in a serious corruption scandal in Hungary, terminated its reseller contract with T-Systems – the Hungarian subsidiary of the Redmond company was already managed by Christopher Mattheisen, former CEO of Telekom.
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