Sberbank Hungary appoints Richard Szabó as CEO


Richard Szabó has been appointed as Chairman and CEO of Sberbank Hungary effective 22 October 2014. He succeeds Axel Hummel, who has been appointed as CEO of Sberbank Europe AG. Mr Szabó continues to manage Corporate Banking in addition to his CEO responsibilities. 

Richard Szabó has wide experience in finance and corporate banking. He joined Sberbank Hungary (Volskbank Hungary at that time) in November 2012 as Member of the Management Board for Corporate Business. Prior to this he worked as the Corporate Board Member of Volksbank Slovakia (Sberbank Slovakia now) for 6 years, was the General Manager of  AIG Funds Central Europe between 2005 and 2006. Before 2005 Mr Szabó spent 7 years at UniCredit Bank Slovakia where he held different manager positions. 

Richard Szabó graduated from Webster University with a Master of Business Administration degree on Banking and Corporate Finance. He also acquired a PhD degree in International Economics at Economic University, Bratislava. 

The Management Board of Sberbank Hungary consists of five members: Richard Szabó (Chairman, CEO, Corporate Banking), Josef Gröblacher (Chief Operating Officer), Tamás Fodor (Ratail Banking), Bence Kalmár (Chief Risk Officer), Éva Gyöngyösy (Chief Financial Officer). 


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