Chairman of the Board of Directors since April, 2009; CEO of SLOVNAFT, a.s., since March 2006.
Mr. Világi graduated from the Commenius University Faculty of Law, Bratislava and in 1985 received his Doctorate in Law (JUDr.) in 1991. In 1992, he was co-founder of the Csekes, Világi, Drgonec & Partners law practice. In 1990-1992, he was a Member of the Czechoslovakian Parliament. From 1996, he was a member of the supervisory and governing bodies of several important Slovakian companies, including Poľnobanka, Slovenská poisťovňa, Slovak Railways (ŽSR) and CHZP Apollo. He was legal advisor to foreign investors in major Slovak industrial restructuring projects (U.S. Steel; France Telecom; OTP Bank; MOL Group). Before becoming a Member of the Board of Directors at Slovnaft in 2005, he was a Member of its Supervisory Board. In March 2006, Mr. Világi was appointed CEO of Slovnaft. In April 2009, Mr. Világi was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Slovnaft and in April 2010, he became a Member of MOL Group’s Executive Board. In addition, he has been a Member of the Board of Directors of MOL Nyrt. since 1st May, 2011 and is a Member of the Supervisory Board of INA d.d.
Member of the Board of Directors since April, 2010.
Mr. Kestler graduated from the University of Economics, Bratislava, in 1986. From 1987, he worked for the OMNIA export trading group. In 1989, he became Assistant Manager - Trading Group 2, OMNIA and in 1990, he became Trading Group Manager. From 1994, he was a Member of the OMNIA, a.s. Board of Directors and later was appointed Vice-Chairman. From 1997, he was a member of the international “Young Presidents Organisation” (YPO). From 2000, he was Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of OMNIA, a.s. From 2004, he was a Member of the Slovakian Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Foreign Committee and Chairman of the Slovakian-Taiwan Trade Committee. In 2007, he became Chairman of the Board of Directors of OMNIA HOLDING, SE and a Member of Faculty of Management’s Scientific Board - Bratislava University of Economics. In 2010, he was appointed Honorary Consul-General of Sweden and, since April 2010, has been Vice President of the Slovakian Industry Association. In 2011 he was awarded a Ph.D. degree by the Company Management Department - University of Economics, Bratislava.
Member of the Board of Directors since April 2010.
Mr. Szabó graduated at the Faculty of Economy & Business - Bratislava University of Economics, Košice, in 1999. His career started in 2000 at Kovohuty, a.s. He joined SLOVNAFT, a.s., in 2001 working as an economist in Resource Allocation. In 2002, he became Director - Finance & Accounting at Slovnaft’s subsidiary SLOVNAFT MONTÁŽE A OPRAVY, a.s. In 2006, he became Slovnaft Corporate Services Manager. In 2009, he worked for INA in Croatia as Procurement Services Director and since January, 2010 has been Vice-President - MOL Group Corporate Services.
Member of the Board of Directors since May 2011.
Mr. Kupa was Chairman of the MOL Group Supervisory Board from October 11th, 2002 to April 30th, 2010. As Chairman of the Financial Controlling Committee, he was also active in running the Board and the Department of Finance & Risk Control. From 1969 to 1975, he held various management positions at the Institute of Statistics and later, from 1975 to 1984, he was active in the Financial Research Institute and, from 1984 to 1990, at the Ministry of Finance. He was, moreover, Minister of Finance 1990-1993 and from 1992 to 1993, Chairman of the Board of Governors and Representative Director of the World Bank and IMF for Hungary.
Member of the Board of Directors since May 2013; Senior Vice President of MOL Group Refining
Miika Eerola graduated at the Pori Institute of Technology and received an Executive MBA from the Helsinki School of Economics. He started his career as an Operating Engineer in Porvoo Refinery, Neste Oil and then worked as a Plant Engineer for the Borealis Polymers Oy steam cracker in Porvoo later becoming Plant & Technical Manager in industrial gas company Messer in Finland. Between 2000-2003, he worked as a Plant manager at Tampere paper chemical plant for the Hercules company and then he returned to the oil industry, firstly to Neste Oil as Production Manager at the Porvoo Refinery, then as Vice President – Refining at the Naantali Refinery.
Between 2009 and 2011, he was Vice President - Refining at the Porvoo refinery. He joined Česká rafinérská in 2011, firstly as Executive Director - Technology & Investment and Member of the BoD and then became Executive Director - Production & Maintenance. He entered MOL Group in the position of Senior Vice President - MOL Group Refining, in February, 2013
Executive Vice President - MOL Refining & Marketing Division since November, 2003. From 1st May, 2011 Executive Vice President - MOL Downstream.
Member of the Board of Directors of TVK since 1st May 2011.
He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of IES Mantua since November, 2007 and a Member of the Board of Directors of SLOVNAFT since 2003 as well as being a member of the Supervisory Board of INA d.d. since 2012.
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 Group in 1998 as Director - LPG Business Unit, and worked from January 2001 onwards as Sales Director, being responsible for the sales of MOL’s entire product range comprising petrol, diesel, petroleum products, bitumen, LPG, lubricants, and so on. Between 2002 and 2003 he was Commercial Director and his activities broadened with the purchase of crude oil and raw materials necessary for the refining of crude oil.
Member of the Board of Directors since April, 2013
Since October 2012, Ábel Galácz has been Senior Vice President - MOL Group Supply & Sales. He joined MOL Group in 2000 and held various positions in the Strategy department until 2004, working on international mergers and acquisitions and corporate project management. Later he became head of the MOL Group Executive Advisory Team and Professional Secretary to the Chairman of MOL Group. From June 2008, he was Vice President - Corporate Business Development and from June 2011 he became Senior Vice President Commercial - MOL Group. Previously, he worked at the Investment Banking Division - Morgan Stanley International, in London. He graduated at the Budapest University of Economics and holds an MBA degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
Member of the Board of Directors since April, 2013
Director of Corporate Services SLOVNAFT, a.s.
Timea Reicher graduated at the Faculty of Economy & Business - Bratislava University of Economics, in 1998. Her professional career started at EUROMILK, a.s., in the position of Financial Controller. From 2003, she worked as a Project Manager in Regional Development Agency Ister and, between 2004-2006, she became Manager Controlling - B.C.INVEST, a.s. She has been with MOL Group since 2006. In March 2006, she was appointed Manager -Corporate Centre SLOVNAFT, a.s. Between 2009-2011, she worked as Manager - Asset & Service Management and, from 2011, as Director - Corporate Services. In May 2012, she was appointed a Member of the Board of Directors of SLOVNAFT MONTÁŽE A OPRAVY, a.s. She was awarded an MBA in 2007 by the University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management and the Wirtschaftsuniversität, Wien.