Board of Directors

Mr. Zsolt Hernádi (51) Dr. Sándor Csányi (58) Mr. Mulham Al-Jarf (41) Dr. Miklós Dobák (56) Dr. Gábor Horváth (55) Mr. Zsigmond Járai (60)
Mr. József Molnár (56) Dr. László Parragh (49) Mr. Iain Paterson (64) Dr. Martin Roman (42) Mr. Oszkár Világi (48)  
 

Chairman of the Board of Directors since 7 July 2000, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer since 11th June, 2001, member of the Board since 24th February, 1999.
Member of the Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committee. 

Between 1989-1994 he occupied various posts at the Kereskedelmi és Hitelbank Plc., and between 1992-1994 he was its Deputy General Manager. He was CEO of the Central Bank of Hungarian Savings Cooperatives between 1994 and 2001, and member of its Board of Directors between 1994 and 2002. Between 1995 and 2001, Mr. Hernádi was Board member of the Hungarian Banking Association. Since 2001, he has been a member of the European Round Table of Industrials.
Since September, 2009 he has become the honorary citizen of the Corvinus University of Budapest.

Member of the Board of Directors since 20 October 2000, and Vice Chairman since 2001.
Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committee.

Specializing in finance at university, where he also took doctorate, later becoming licensed pricing specialist and a chartered accountant. His first job was at the Ministry of Finance. He also worked for the Ministry of Food & Agriculture and at the Hungarian Credit Bank. From 1989 to 1992, he was Deputy CEO of the Commercial & Credit Bank (K&H), and since 1992 he has been the Chairman & CEO of the National Savings and Commercial Bank Plc. (OTP Bank Plc.). On 29 April, 2011, the annual shareholders meeting re-elected him for another five-year term as Chairman & CEO of OTP Bank Plc. He is European Board member of MasterCard, one of the world’s leading payment systems and co-chairman of the National Association of Entrepreneurs & Employers (VOSZ). He is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of OTP Bank Group member, DSK Bank in Bulgaria. He has been an honorary professor of the University of Western Hungary since 2004. Dr. Sándor Csányi is a member of the International Association of Business Leaders, and of the Institut International d’ Études Bancaires. Mr. Csányi has been the President of the Hungarian Football Federation since July 2010. In January 2012, Sándor Csányi was elected the Co-Chairman of the Chinese-Hungarian Business Council.

Member of the Board of Directors since 24 April 2008.
Member of the Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committee.

He is a graduate of International Business and Finance from the USA and he is also a Barrister-at-Law of the Bar of England & Wales and a member of Grays Inn. He is the deputy CEO of Oman Oil Company since 2004. He is member of the Board of Directors in the following companies: Sohar Aluminium Co LLC (Chairman), Oman Arab Bank SAOC, Oman Oil Marketing Co SAOG (Vice Chairman), Takamul Investments SAOC (Chairman), China Gas Holdings Ltd, and Gulf Energy Maritime PSC (Vice Chairman). He has work experience at Oman Gas Company SAOC, Ministry of Oil and Gas, and General Telecommunications Company (now Omantel) in Oman. He is a citizen of Oman.

Member of the Board of Directors since 29 May 1996.
Chairman of the Finance and Risk management Committee.

He is Chairman of the Institute of Management and Professor of the Department of Management & Organisation at Corvinus University. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of IFUA Horváth & Partners Consulting Company.

Member of the Board of Directors since 24 February 1999.
Member of the Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committee.

He has headed up an independent attorney’s office since 1990. His main activities cover corporate, corporate financial and company organisations law. He is the Vice president of the Supervisory Board of OTP Bank Plc.

Member of the Board of Directors from 29 April 2010.
Member of the Finance and Risk management Committee.

He occupied various managerial positions in the State Development Bank between 1976-1986. In the meantime, he was consultant in the Ministry of Water Supply of Mongolia in 1977-78. Director, then Deputy General Manager in Budapest Bank Plc. between 1987 and1989. He was appointed as Deputy minister in the Ministry of Finance and Director of State Bank Supervision (1989-90). In 1990-92, he became Director of East-Europe in James Capel & Co., London. Between 1993 and 1995 he was the Managing Director of Samuel Montagu Financial Consultant and Securities Company. Between 1995 and 1998, he was the Chief Executive Officer, then Chairman & CEO of ABN AMRO Bank Rt. (formerly Hungarian Credit Bank Ltd.). Meanwhile, he was serving as Chairman of Budapest Stock Exchange in 1996-1998. Between 1998 and 2000 he held the position of the Minister of Finance, then he was Chairman of the National Bank of Hungary from 2001 until 2007. As the founder of CIG Pannonia Life Insurance Ltd in 2007, he has been also the Chairman of Supervisory Board since its inception.  Since 2010 he has been the chairman of the Supervisory Board of the National Bank of Hungary.

Group Chief Executive Officer since 1 May 2011, and member of the Board of Directors since 12 October 2007.
Member of the Supervisory Board of INA d.d. since April 2010, and member of the Supervisory Board of FGSZ Zrt. since May 2011

From 1978 to 2001, Mr Molnar held various management positions at BorsodChem Plc, including Head of Pricing Department from 1982 to 1987, and Head of Controlling Department from 1987 to 1991. Between 1991 and 2001, as Chief Financial Officer and first deputy to the CEO, he contributed to the crisis management and reorganisation of the company, and later to the creating the company’s vision, and fulfilling its subsequent privatisation. He played a key role in the stock exchange listing of BorsodChem shares. He was CEO of TVK between 2001 and 2003, MOL Group Planning & Controlling Director from 2003, and from 2004 until his appointment as Group CEO in May 2011, he was Group CFO of MOL. Between 2004 and 2008 he was a Board member of SLOVNAFT a. s., between 2001 and 2011 he was a Board member of TVK. Since April 2010 he has been a member of INA Supervisory Board and since May 2011 he has also been a member of FGSZ Zrt. Supervisory Board.

Member of the Board of Directors from 29 Apri, 2010.
Member of the Sustainable Development Committee.

Since 1989 he has been Chairman of the Parragh Trade and Holding Ltd. Since 1993, he has been a member of the Presidium of the Confederation of Hungarian Employers and Industrialists (MGYOSZ), and was Vice President between 1994 and 2000. He was Member of the Advisory Committee for Economic Affairs of the Prime Minister between 1998 and 2002. Since 2000 he has been President of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Between  2003-2010 he was Vice President of GYSEV Plc. Since 2009 he has been Chairman of KAVOSZ Garantiqa Plc. Between 2003-2011, he was Chairman of the Economic and Social Council, since 2011 he has been occupying the position of Chairman of the National Economic and Social Council. Between 2002-2010 he was member of Board of Directors’ at MEHIB Ltd, at EXIM Bank Plc, at GYESEV Plc. Between 2010-2011 he became member of the Board of Directors of MALEV. Since 2003 he has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KA-VOSZ Financial Services Trading Close Co. Since 2009 he is Honorary Professor of the Budapest Business School and the University of West Hungary.

Member of the Board of Directors since 24 February 1999.
Chairman of the Sustainable Development Committee and Member of the Finance and Risk management Committee.

From 1970 onwards, he held various positions at British Petroleum Plc in Great Britain, USA and the Middle East. Between 1984 and 1998, he was with Enterprise Oil Plc, serving from 1991 as a Main Board member with responsibility for international activities. He is currently also Chairman of ITE Group plc and Chairman of AnTech Limited. Mr. Paterson is a British citizen.

Member of the Board of Directors from 29 April 2010.
Member of the Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committee 

Martin Roman started his professional career as sales director of the Czech branch of Wolf Bergstrasse. In 1994 he became CEO of Janka Radotín, where he was appointed Chairman of the Board after the entry of a strategic partner, the US Company LENNOX. Between 2000 and 2004 he restructured a traditional Czech mechanical engineering company, becoming Chairman and CEO of the new ŠKODA HOLDING. From February 2004 till half of September 2011, Mr. Roman was the Chairman of the Board and CEO of ČEZ, a. s. From the mid-September 2011 on Mr. Roman is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ČEZ, a.s.
Besides his membership in CEZ and MOL Boards, Mr. Roman is also Member of the Supervisory Board of the Prague Stock Exchange, Member of the Board of Directors of Akenerji Elektrik Üretim A.S.; (he served as Member of the Supervisory Board of Czech Railways in 2007-2009 an as Vice President of the Confederation of Industry and Transport of the Czech Republic 2007-2011) In 2010, he became Member of the Supervisory Board of VIG (Vienna Insurance Group). In addition, Mr. Roman is a member of governing or supervisory bodies in several foundations and academic institutions. He is a Czech citizen.

Member of the Board of Director  since 1 May 2011.
Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of SLOVNAFT.
Member of the Supervisory Board of INA d.d.

Mr. Világi graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Comenius University of Bratislava in 1985 and achieved the academic title of D.C.L.. During 1990-1992 he was member of the Czechoslovak Parliament in Prague. From 1996 he participated in governing bodies of several Slovak companies including former Poµnobanka, Slovenská pois»ovňa and Slovak Railways (®SR). He has been the legal advisor of several foreign investors in big restructuring projects of Slovak industry (US Steel, France Telecom, OTP, MOL).Since 2002 he has been member of the strategic partnership and integration team of SLOVNAFT and MOL. Before becoming a member of the Board of Directors in SLOVNAFT a.s. in 2005 he was member of its Supervisory Board. In March 2006, Mr. Világi was appointed as CEO of SLOVNAFT a.s.. In April 2010, he became the Member of the Executive Board of MOL Group.

 

 
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