At the 23rd General Assembly earlier this month, the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary (AmCham) membership elected Zoltán Szabó, Country General Manager of BT-ROC as President, succeeding Dr. Farkas Bársony after four successful years, a statement by AmCham says.
As for other positions, Dr. Dávid Kőhegyi, Local Partner, Head of Compliance and Investigations at DLA Piper Budapest won the contest for the second vice presidency, following the two-year tenure of Kevin A. Murray, Citi’s CEO for Central Europe.
Furthermore, four new board-members-at-large were selected by the members: Róbert Bencze, Director of People & Organization at PwC Hungary; Péter Csucska, Managing Director & General Manager of Lexmark International Technology Hungary; István Katona, Managing Director of Celanese Hungary and Orsolya Ludvig, Director of Marketing & Communication of NNG joining the governing body while Ildikó Beck, Ph.D., co-founder and owner of Beck to Nature was re-elected for another two years.
The new AmCham Board of Directors now includes President Zoltán Szabó (BT ROC, Country General Manager), First Vice President Edit Bencsik (TATA Consultancy Services, Alliance and Marketing Manager), Second Vice President Dr. Dávid Kőhegyi (DLA Piper Budapest, Local Partner & Head of Compliance and Investigations) and Secretary-Treasurer: Mike Carlson (KPMG Hungary, Partner)
The Board Members-at-Large are:
Ildikó Beck, Ph.D., Beck to Nature, Co-founder and Owner
Róbert Bencze, PwC Hungary, Director of People & Organization
Péter Csucska, Lexmark International Technology Hungary, Managing Director & General Manager
István Katona, Celanese Hungary, Managing Director
Orsolya Ludvig, NNG, Director of Marketing & Communication
Tímea Pesti, LeasePlan Hungary, Chief Executive Officer
Melinda Topolcsik, Bridgestone Hungary, Managing Director
Ex-Officio Members include Chief Executive Officer Írisz Lippai-Nagy,
Dr. Farkas Bársony (Kondor Holding, CEO & Partner - AmCham President 2017-2020), Ferenc Pongrácz (Tungsram Group, General Manager - Innovation - AmCham President 2015-2016) and Nathan Seifert, US Embassy, Commercial Counselor; while the Supervisory Board includes Chair Dr. Andrea Jádi Németh (bpv Jádi Németh, Managing Partner, bpv Jádi Németh Attorneys at Law) and David Young.
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