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New partner appointments at PwC Hungary

Appointments

Szabolcs Mezei and Krisztina Kőmíves

PwC Hungary announced the promotion of Krisztina Kőmíves and Szabolcs Mezei to partners.

In their new roles, Kőmíves will bolster the firm's tax advisory practice, while Mezei will be in charge of public sector consulting.

Kőmíves left the National Tax and Customs Authority to join PwC Hungary’s tax advisory practice in 2006. Her primary role is leading the team that handles bookkeeping, tax filing, and payroll functions outsourced to PwC by Hungarian and foreign clients. She has also advised clients extensively on matters concerning value-added taxation, tax administration proceedings, tax strategy, and establishing control functions.

She has been responsible for Paying Taxes, a joint publication of PwC and the World Bank, in Hungary for several years. Together with her team, she provides services in accounting, tax filing, payroll, Cégkapu (“company portal”), registered office, and other administrative services to hundreds of Hungarian and multinational companies. Kőmívesis also in charge of PwC Hungary’s temporary staffing services. She will assume her role as partner from today, with the aim of further strengthening PwC’s presence in the Hungarian market and supporting the adoption of innovative digital solutions, in line with PwC’s global strategy.

The freshly appointed partner graduated from Eötvös Loránd University’s Faculty of Law; she is licenced to practice law and is a certified public accountant and tax advisor. She has two children; her hobbies include hiking with her family and playing soccer as a core member of PwC Hungary’s women’s soccer team.

Szabolcs Mezei joined PwC Hungary’s Advisory services practice in 2018. Prior to that he gained extensive experience in improving the performance of public sector institutions: he served at Hungary’s Ministry of the Interior as an Accounting Manager, and during his career as a consultant, spanning over 10 years, he has led projects at several public institutions on organizational development, business and IT consulting.

Over the past three years, Mezei has successfully built up PwC’s team specializing in public sector institutions, with a track record of successful projects in central administration, healthcare, and education. As of 1 July, he will take on this role as a partner with the aim of further strengthening PwC’s business in Hungary and contributing to the development of public sector institutions throughout the region.

He earned his business degree from the University of Pécs. He is also a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), and holds a Public Administration Certificate.

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