Zoltán László Magyar, 41 years, has taken over as CFO of MOL Romania since beginning of March this year. Since 2014 Zoltan has held several positions (CFO, Managing Director) within MOL Kalegran Ltd., an upstream subsidiary of MOL Group in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
“MOL Romania is a strong company, with an impressive track record and a solid growth potential. The local experience is well-known across the Group, therefore it is an honour for me to join the Romanian team. Moreover, having an important part of my life impacted by French and Mediterranean culture, I found this job an excellent and exciting opportunity to discover the easternmost Latin country in Europe”, stated Zoltán MAGYAR, CFO MOL Romania.
Although Zoltán’s main background is industrial consulting, he has also acquired retail experience as a Controller in Provera (Louis Delhaize Group) and commercial experience as the Pricing Manager of GE Lighting for the EMEA region. Besides finance, Zoltán’s strong IT skills proved to be highly valuable on numerous occasions of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) implementation exercises.
“He is the right person to make MOL Romania a complete team and I am convinced that, with his arrival, MOL Romania team wins added value, a competitive advantage and contributes to deliver the strategic goals, positioning us as top customer choice,” said Camelia ENE, CEO&Country Chairman MOL Romania.
Zoltán MAGYAR replaces Cristian Ungureanu, who has decided to pursue other career opportunities.
Zoltán MAGYAR holds a DESS (Diploma of Superior Specialized Studies) in the field of “banking and financial techniques” from the University Pantheon-Assas in Paris and a Master in Economics from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences. He is fluent in French and English, but he also communicates in German, Spanish and Arabic.
Zoltán has a deep interest in anthropology. As a volunteer for Doctors Without Border (MSF), he has spent nearly a year in Chad, coordinating country-wide finance and HR activities of the well-known organization.
About MOL Group
MOL Group is an integrated, international oil and gas company, headquartered in Budapest, Hungary. It is active in over 30 countries with a dynamic international workforce of 25,000 people and a track record of more than 100 years in the industry. MOL’s exploration and production activities are supported by more than 75 years’ experience in the hydrocarbon field. At the moment, there are production activities in 8 countries and exploration assets in 13 countries. MOL Group operates four refineries and two petrochemicals plants under integrated supply chain management in Hungary, Slovakia and Croatia, and owns a network of more than 2,000 service stations across 10 countries in Central & South Eastern Europe. The company also has a network of about 2,000 filling stations in 10 countries from Central and South Eastern Europe, of which over 200 in Romania.