Éva Somorjai has been appointed deputy chief HR officer of Deutsche Telekom Group, advancing from her current similar position at Hungarian subsidiary Magyar Telekom, according to a press statement sent to the Budapest Business Journal. She will fill her new position from January 1.
Somorjai has been in her current position as Chief Human Resources Officer at Magyar Telekom since April 1, 2007. Leading the HR branch of Magyar Telekom, she has contributed to MTel being awarded the title of Best Workplace in 2012, as well as the titles of Family-friendly Workplace in 2013 and 2015 and Disability-friendly Workplace in 2015, the press statement noted.
“The almost ten years Éva has spent in her position significantly contributed to Magyar Telekom being considered, by both market players and employees, as an attractive workplace that is open to the challenges of the future,” said CEO Christopher Mattheisen. “We are proud that Éva will continue her career at the center of Deutsche Telekom, as this is not only personal feedback, but a message to the whole of Magyar Telekom that we are heading in a good direction,” he added.