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Contitech Fluid Automotive Hungary welcomes Head of Logistics

Márió Luca has been appointed head of logistics at Contitech Fluid Automotive Hungary, and will be responsible for the logistics operations of the company based in Makó, Vác and Nyíregyháza, such as purchasing disposition, customer service, warehouse operation, transport and packaging.

With an educational background as an economist, Luca has managed supply chain and logistics operations for more than 16 years. He spent eight years in operational management in the logistics and freight forwarding industry, and a further eight years in logistics management in the automotive and EMS industry. His duties included building, managing and restructuring teams and processes for more than 500 employees.

He has experience in cross docking operation management as well as warehouse operations management including line-feeding. He has run a budgetary of up to USD 25 million per annum. He is also experienced in customs regulations and licensing, as well as in supporting customers and clients from the automotive industry , the electronics sector and the industrial field.

He has also specialized in managing logistics and supply chain service in a high volume operation business. From March 2014 he has been an elected member of the board in the Hungarian Association of Logistics Purchasing and Inventory Management

Glencore Grain Hungary Kft. names HR manager

Judit Demeter has been appointed HR manager at Glencore Grain Hungary Kft., reporting to the CEO. She is responsible for all areas of HR and is a member of the management team. Prior to joining Glencore, she spent 16 years at Total Hungaria Kft., in the position of HR and marketing manager, playing a leading role in organizational change projects. “My goal is to motivate high performing teams and to deliver value added HR services to the management and employees. With my professional track record and experience, I am committed to contributing to the business success and excellence of Glencore Group.”

DHL Supply Chain appoints HR leader 

Zsófia Györök has been appointed HR lead Hungary for DHL Supply Chain. Györök said she was looking for challenges when she joined DHL Supply Chain in January 2016. “As the DHL Supply Chain portfolio is really colorful and the business has a huge variety of challenges, an HR lead never gets bored,” she said. DHL Supply Chain has a shared service center with several contracted partners for customer care, and also takes in warehousing, transport and production within its portfolio. It operates across several sites and locations. Previously, she has worked in France in HR, then joined Danone’s HR department, and also worked for a Scandinavian company that provided health care. Györök will focus on organizational development, including company culture, and also retention. “We are aware of the competition nowadays in the Hungarian market. The approach is to be ready for business development and be a real strategic partner for our business, to make the customer satisfied and develop our business starting with our employees’ approach and our teams’ contribution.”

Italian Chamber of Commerce appoints new General Secretary

The board of directors of the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Hungary have appointed Francesco Marias General Secretary. Mari, who has a law degree from Bocconi University in Milan, has more than 20 years of managerial experience working at companies such as Merloni, Saatchi & Saatchi, RAS Allianz, Banca Popolare and others. Arriving ten years ago as a tourist, Mari fell in love with Budapest and recognized the great opportunities offered by establishing himself professionally in the area, the chamber said.

Bosch Hungary appoints new CEO 

Daniel Korioth has been appointed CEO of the Hungarian subsidiary of German engineering giant Bosch, also responsible for activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia, Bosch Hungary announced on October 18. His appointment takes effect on November 1. Korioth takes over from Javier González Pareja, who is being put in charge of overseeing Boschʼs business in Spain and Portugal, following his spell of almost five years here. During this period, the number of Bosch staff in the country has almost doubled. The new head graduated as an economist from the University of Lima in Peru, and has worked for Bosch since 1989, initially in the field of sales and marketing. Earlier Korioth worked for Bosch in Germany, Spain, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. “It is a great honor and an inspiring challenge for me that I can continue my career in Hungary,” Korioth said. “Sustainable and profitable growth will be the main motive in my work,” he added.