Executive Board

Executive Board
MR. ZSOLT HERNÁDI
 

MOL Group positions:

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

Between 1989 and 1994 Mr. Hernádi occupied various posts at the Kereskedelmi és Hitelbank Plc. and between 1992 and 1994 he was its Deputy General Manager. Mr. Hernádi was Chief Executive Officer 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 a Board member of the Hungarian Banking Association. Since 2001, he is member of the European Round Table of Industrialists. Since 2007 he has become honorary citizen of Esztergom, and since September, 2009 he has become the honorary citizen of the Corvinus University of Budapest. In 2010 he has been honoured with the Hungarian Medal Cross Award. Since March, 2016 he has become honorary citizen of Százhalombatta. In 2017 he has been appointed as a member of the National Competitiveness Council.

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Executive Board
MR. JÓZSEF MOLNÁR
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Group Chief Executive Officer since 1 May 2011
  • Member of the Board of Directors since 12 October, 2007
  • Member of the Sustainable Development Committee since 5 September 2013
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of INA d.d. since April, 2010
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of FGSZ Zrt. since May, 2011

From 1978 to 2001, Mr. Molnár held various management positions at BorsodChem Plc., including Head of the Pricing Department from 1982 to 1987 and Head of the Controlling Department from 1987 to 1991. Between 1991 and 2001, as Chief Financial Officer and first deputy to the Chief Executive Officer, he contributed to the crisis management and reorganisation of the company, and later to 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 Chief Executive Officer of TVK between 2001 and 2003, Group Planning & Controlling Director from 2003, and from 2004 until his appointment as Group Chief Executive Officer in May 2011, he was Group Chief Financial Officer of MOL. Within MOL Group, he was a Board member of Slovnaft a. s. between 2004 and 2008, and Board member of TVK between 2001 and 2011.

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Executive Board
MR. SÁNDOR FASIMON
 

MOL Group positions:

  • COO Mol Hungary since 1 October, 2012
  • Member of the Board of Hungarian Hydrocarbon Stockpiling Association
  • President of the Hungarian Petroleum Association

From 1991 Mr. Fasimon held various management positions at the Mineralimpex Hungarian Foreign Trade Company for Oil & Mining Products. Between 1996 and 1997 Counsellor, he served as Head of the Tripoli (Libya) Hungarian Commercial Section. From 1998 to 2003 Mr. Fasimon worked for MOL as Supply Director in the field of crude oil and crude oil products and from 2002 he acted as Managing Director of Moltrade-Mineralimpex Co. Ltd. Between 2003 and 2006, he was the Managing Director of Natural Gas Division of MOL Plc. From 2006 until 2009, he acted as General Director of MOL-Russ LLc. Between 2009 and 2011, he worked as Senior Vice President of Supply & Trading Division and, from 1 June 2011, as Executive Vice President of Exploration and Production.

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Executive Board
MR. FERENC HORVÁTH
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Executive Vice President of MOL Refining & Marketing Division since November 2003. From 1 May, 2011 Executive Vice President of MOL Downstream
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of IES Mantua since November, 2007
  • Member of the Board of Directors of SLOVNAFT since 2003
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of INA d.d. since 2012
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of MPK Zrt. since June 2018

From 1984 until 1991, he worked for Mineralimpex, the Hungarian Foreign Trade Company for Oil & Mining Products, in the fields of crude oil and natural gas imports, and crude oil product exports. Between 1991 and 1997, he was Managing Director of Allcom Trading Co., the Hungarian Mineralimpex-Phibro Energy joint-venture, dealing with the European trading of crude oil and crude oil products. He joined MOL Plc. in 1998 as Director of LPG Business Unit, and worked from January 2001 onwards as Sales Director, being responsible for the sales of MOL’s entire product range (petrol, diesel, petroleum products, bitumen, LPG, lubricants, and so on). Between 2002 and 2003, he was Commercial Director and his activities have broadened with the purchase of crude oil and raw materials necessary for the refining of crude oil. He was member of the Board of Directors of TVK Plc. between 1 May, 2011 and 15 April, 2015.

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Executive Board
MR. JÓZSEF SIMOLA
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Group Chief Financial Officer since 1 May 2011
  • Member of the Audit Committee of INA d.d.

From 1991 to 1992 he was employed as an SAP expert at General Electric – Tungsram. He subsequently joined Arthur Andersen as an auditor and consultant. In 1996, he continued his career at Boston Consulting Group, where he held various managerial positions in Hungary, Germany and Australia. Mr. Simola joined MOL Plc. in 2003 and has been a member of the Executive Board since April 2006. He was also appointed as Corporate Centre Executive Vice President of MOL Plc. between 2006 and 2011.

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Executive Board
JUDr. OSZKÁR VILÁGI
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Member of the Board of Director since 1 May 2011
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of SLOVNAFT
  • Group Innovative Businesses and Services EVP since 1 December 2016
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of OT Industries Vagyonkezelő Zrt. since 31 January 2017

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 to 1992, he was a member of the Czechoslovak Parliament in Prague. In 1994, he was one of the founders of the Central European Foundation, of which he is the member of the Board of Directors by now. From 1996, he participated in the governing bodies of several Slovak companies. He has been the legal advisor for several foreign investors in big restructuring projects of Slovak industry (U.S. Steel, Orange Sovensko, a.s., OTP, MOL). Since 2002 he has been a 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. In April 2010, he became Member of the Executive Board of MOL. He is the President of the Slovak-Hungarian Chamber of Business and Industry founded in 2012 and also a member of the Slovak Chamber of Business and Industry. He became a member of the Board of Trustees at the Selye János University Komarno in November 2010 and form 2015 he is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Comenius University in Bratislava.
The Board of Directors appointed Dr. Világi to lead the Consumer Services organization which will be the growth engine of the MOL Group 2030 Enter Tomorrow Strategy.

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Executive Board
Dr. BERISLAV GAŠO
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Upstream Executive Vice President

Dr. Gašo joined MOL Group in January 2010 when he became Executive Director for Corporate Services at INA. From September 2012 he served as Senior Vice President of Controlling, Accounting and Tax at MOL Group Finance. In April 2015, Dr. Gašo has been promoted to the role of E&P Chief Operating Officer of MOL Group Upstream. Since December 2016 he is the Executive Vice President of E&P and a member of MOL Group’s Executive Board. Before joining MOL Group he spent five years in the Petroleum Practice of McKinsey&Company where he left as a Junior Partner. Dr. Gašo holds degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration.

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Executive Board
PÉTER RATATICS
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Consumer Services Executive Vice President
  • Member of the INA Management Board since 1 June 2011
  • Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of FGSZ (Natural Gas Transmission) since 2012

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