Change at Helm of Wallis Asset Management
Zsolt Müllner is leaving his position as CEO of Wallis Asset Management at his own request and will focus on his duties as chairman of AutoWallis, the largest member of the group by turnover, and as vice chairman of Wallis Group. Gyula Mező, formerly the company's deputy chief financial officer, has been appointed as the new CEO of Wallis Asset Management.
Mező has been managing the finances of the investment firm and supporting the companies of Wallis Group as deputy chief financial officer for the past 15 years. He also sits on the boards and supervisory boards of several portfolio companies.
Over the last decade and a half, he has played a key role in strengthening the group's operations and in the execution of several major corporate transactions, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.
As CEO of Wallis Asset Management, Müllner played a key role in the development of Wallis Group, including the acquisition of WestLB and its sale as Milton Bank, the acquisition of Praktiker, and its integration into the Wallis Group. He also played an important role in the creation of Alteo, listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange, and in the IPO of the AutoWallis Group.
As the chairman of AutoWallis, Zsolt Müllner has played a major role in the fact that the listed car company is now the largest turnover and most profitable member of the Wallis Group.
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