Josef Holzschuster has been appointed Country Manager for Hungary at Phillips.
Holzschuster is relocating from Prague where he first joined the company in 2014 as its Head of Legal Affairs for CEE reported on by CEE Legal Matters on September 25, 2014.
Prior to joining Phillips, he was based in Vienna as the Director of Legal Affairs for CEE at HP. Before that, he worked for two years as the Head of Legal and Regulatory at UTA Telekom AG (now Tele2), for one year as the Head of Legal at ASFINAG, and for two years as a Senior Corporate Counsel at Connect Austria. From July 2013 to September 2014 he also ran his own Business and Management Consulting & Coaching firm.
Holzschuster was a keynote speaker at the 2016 CEE GC Summit in Istanbul. His essay, "Do Everything With Nothing," on managing an in-house team when faced with budget pressure, was included in CEE Legal Matters' 2017 Corporate Counsel Handbook.