In March of this year, Magyar Bankholding Zrt adopted its five-year strategy to merge Budapest Bank, MKB Bank and Takarék Group. Among the primary objectives, the preparation of subsidiaries of banks for integration has been defined as a key strategic area, the defining element of which is the selection of senior managers with outstanding professional competence. Beatrix Mészáros joined the organization as Executive Vice President of Magyar Bankholding’s subsidiaries, while as a result of a selection process that included renowned international advisors, Judith Valli will serve as senior executives in the leasing business and Ildiko Kovacs and Palaz Benzidi in the fund management business.
Beatrix Mészáros (daughter of Lőrinc Mészáros), Chairman of the Board of Directors of Opus Global Plc. , has joined Magyar Bankholding as Executive Vice President in charge of Subsidiaries, which also represents the Banking Group’s ownership. Beatrix Mezaros, president of an investment firm with an extremely wide range of operations, also gained valuable experience in the senior management of the banking group. He began his managerial career in the agricultural sector, from 2012 he was the full director of agricultural and productive enterprises, among other things he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aranykorona Zrt. He was a member of the board of directors of Talentis Group Zrt. Since 2016, and since 2017, he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Konzum Investment and Asset Management Plc. In addition to agriculture and tourism, he holds management positions in several dynamically growing companies in the energy and construction sector.
Judith Vale, CEO of MKB-Euroleasing Autólízing Zrt. , a leading Magyar Bankholding leasing site. The specialist also enhances management by utilizing his extensive banking knowledge and management experience in the areas of corporate finance and leasing, product and operations development, and sales strategy creation. Ildiko Kovacs and Balaz Benchizidi have held fund management positions at Magyar Bankholding. Ildiko Kovacs, President and CEO of Budapest Alapkezelő Zrt. He gained experience as a fund manager, asset investor and portfolio manager during his career of more than twenty years. Balázs Benczédi, CEO of MKB-Pannónia Fund Management, has gained his local and international experience in the areas of treasury, ALM and sales. Specialists will maintain their current positions in the future, at the same time they will personally lead the professional areas of Magyar Bankholding.