Board of Directors

Board of Directors
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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Board of Directors
DR. SÁNDOR CSÁNYI
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Member of the Board of Directors since 20 October2000, and Vice Chairman since 2001
  • Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committee

Specialising in finance at university, where he also took a doctorate, he later become a chartered accountant and 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 Chief Executive Officer of the Commercial & Credit Bank (K&H), and since 1992, he has been the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of the OTP Bank Plc. On 29 April 2011, the annual shareholders meeting re-elected him for another five-year term as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OTP Bank Plc. He is a European Advisory Board member of MasterCard, one of the world's leading payment systems, and co-chairman of the National Association of Entrepreneurs & Employers (VOSZ). He has been a honorary professor of the University of Western Hungary since 2004. He is a member of the Institut International d' Études Bancaires. Since July 2010, he is the President of the Hungarian Football Federation. In January 2012, he was elected the Co-Chairman of the Chinese-Hungarian Business Council. Since March 2015, he is a member of UEFA’s Executive Committee.

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Other members of the Board of Directors

Board of Directors
MR. ZSIGMOND JÁRAI
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Member of the Board of Directors from 29 April, 2010
  • Member of the Finance and Risk Management Committee

Mr. Járai has been working as a financial expert for many years. He has held various managerial positions in a Commercial Banks both in Hungary and abroad. He was serving as Chairman of Budapest Stock Exchange from 1996 to 1998. Between 1998 and 2000, he held the position of the Minister of Finance, and subsequently became the Chairman of the National Bank of Hungary from 2001 until 2007. As the founder of CIG Pannonia Life Insurance Ltd. in 2007, he was the Chairman of the Supervisory Board between 2007 and 2013. Since 2010, he has also been the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the National Bank of Hungary.

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Board of Directors
DR. ANWAR AL KHARUSI
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Member of the Board of Directors since 30 April 2014
  • Member of the Finance and Risk Management Committee since 30 May 2014
  • Member of the Sustainable Development Committee since 30 May 2014

Dr. Anwar Al Kharusi is a citizen of the Sultanate of Oman, and holds a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of London, UK (Imperial College) and a BS in Physics from the University of Brisol (UK). He has over 20 years of oil and gas industry experience ranging from petroleum engineering field management, and oil and gas investments. He has been working at Petroleum Development Oman (1993-2000), Shell International Exploration and Production in the Netherlands (Team Leader, 2000-2005) Knowledge Reservoir UK Limited (Regional Manager for Middle East, 2007-2009) and Oman Oil Company (Head International Mergers & Acquisitions – Upstream, 2009- onwards). Dr. Anwar Al Kharusi is presently advising in the Ministry of Oil and Gas in Oman.

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Prof JÁNOS MARTONYI
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Member of the Board of Directors since 1 July 2014
  • Member of the Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committee and the Sustainable Development Committee

Prof János Martonyi has finished his second term as Minister for Foreign Affairs of Hungary in 2014. From 1999 to 2009 he was a Professor and Head of the Institute for Private International Law and International Trade Law at the University of Szeged. Between 1994 and 1998 he was teaching at the College of Europe in Brugge and Natolin and the Central European University (Budapest). From 1994 to 1998 as well as from 2002 to 2009 he was managing partner at the law firm Baker & McKenzie, Budapest. He was government commissioner in charge of privatization in 1989-1990; he served as State Secretary in the Ministry of International Economic Relations in 1990-1991, as State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1991-1994 and Foreign Minister in 1998-2002.
He is a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, he is an international arbitrator and member of the Panel of Arbitrators of ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes), and author of numerous studies, articles and essays in the field of international trade law, competition policy and law, European integration and international politics.

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Board of Directors
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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Board of Directors
DR. LÁSZLÓ PARRAGH
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Member of the Board of Directors from 29 April, 2010
  • Chairman of the Sustainable Development Committee
  • Member of the Finance and Risk Management Committee since 20 February 2014

Since 1989, Dr. László Parragh has been the Chairman of Parragh Trade and Holding Ltd. and, since 1993, he has also 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 and since 2000, Dr. Parragh has also been President of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Between 2003 and 2010, he was Vice President of GYSEV Plc. and since 2009-2014, he has been Chairman of KAVOSZ Venture Development Plc. since 2009. Between 2003 and 2011, he was Chairman of the Economic and Social Council and since 2011 he has been Chairman of the National Economic and Social Council. Between 2002-2010 he was a member of the Board of Directors at MEHIB Ltd., at EXIM Bank Plc. and at GYESEV Plc. Between 2010 to 2011 he was a member of the Board of Directors of MALÉV. Since 2003 he has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KA-VOSZ Financial Services Trading Close Co. Since 2014 he has been member of the Supervisory Board of MEHIB Ltd. and the EXIM Bank Plc. He has also been member of the State Reform Committee since 2014 and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MKB since 2015. He is Honorary Professor of the University of West Hungary and the Budapest Business School, where he is also a member of the Economic Council. He is President of the National Economic and Social Council’s Economic side and Member of the World Chambers Federation General Council.

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Board of Directors
DR. ANTHONY RADEV
 

MOL Group positions:

  • Member of the Board of Directors since 30 April 2014
  • Member of the Finance and Risk Management Committee since 30 May 2014
  • Member of the Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committee since 30 May 2014

Dr. Anthony Radev was a Director of McKinsey & Company for over 22 years. Joining the Firm in 1991 in Germany, he was one of the founding partners of the Eastern European branch in 1993. He personally opened up the McKinsey offices in Budapest (1995), Zagreb (2003), Sofia (2005) and Bucharest (2008). He also led the Eastern European offices of McKinsey Financial Institutions Practice. With McKinsey, Anthony has completed a vast number of engagements in almost all sectors of the economy and the public sector – from financial institutions through service - to manufacturing industries. He is a citizen of Hungary, Germany and Bulgaria.

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DR. MARTIN ROMAN
 

MOL Group positions:

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

Martin Roman started his professional career as a 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 Chief Executive Officer of the new ŠKODA HOLDING. From February 2004 until mid-September 2011, Mr. Roman was the Chairman of the Board and CEO of ČEZ. From mid-September 2011 until October 2013, Mr. Roman was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ČEZ. Besides his board membership of MOL, he served as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Prague Stock Exchange between 2005 and 2015, as a member of the Supervisory Board of Czech Railways between 2007 and 2009 and as Vice President of the Confederation of Industry and Transport of the Czech Republic from 2007 to 2011. From 2010 until May 2014, he was a member of the Supervisory Board of the 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.

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Board of Directors
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.

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