Prior to joining PwC, Hinterstein worked at Magyar Telekom, where she held various HR positions over the past 15 years. She worked as a business partner, an employer branding consultant at Deutsche Telekom’s global HR organization, and as head of talent management, recruitment and employer branding at Telekom in the last four years.

She holds a degree in mathematics and business administration and is a certified expert in labor law.

According to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal, the new HR leader believes that a happier work environment is key to long-term business success, innovation, and trendsetting.

Tímea Rákos, who has held the position of head of HR for the past two years, will transition to a support role as a consultant in organizational development and L&D projects.