Praktiker Hungary names new sales director

Retail

László Bagaméri has been appointed sales director at home improvements retail chain Praktiker Hungary, taking effect from February 1, according to a press statement sent to the Budapest Business Journal today.

Bagaméri joins Praktiker from Tesco Global Stores, where he was operations director responsible for numerous regions. He also played a major role when Tesco Express, the retail chain’s chain of smaller stores, was introduced in Hungary, opening 110 stores, according to the press release.

Bagaméri has more than 20 years of experience in domestic and international retail, and has worked for multinational companies. He also gained DIY experience when working as a store manager at Baumax in Kecskemét and Budapest.

In his new position, Bagaméri will be responsible for leading the sales teams of 20 Praktiker stores in Hungary, following the guidance of the owners and management in order to offer the best possible services to customers. His main tasks include increasing the efficiency of both online and offline sales channels, as well as optimizing store management, operating processes and the product portfolio.

“Iʼm proud to be joining a team and brand that was able to stay on the ground after difficult periods. Praktiker, with a Hungarian owner in the background, is offering new perspectives for workers, and a renewed product portfolio for customers,” said Bagaméri. 

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