Farkas Bársony has joined tax advisory firm PwC Hungary as a partner from November 1. He was previously managing director of GE in Hungary and also EMEA tax director of GE Energy Connections, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.
Bársony is a lawyer and tax advisor holding law and LL.M. (International Tax Law, Wirtschaftsuniversität) diplomas, as well as an MBA in economics. He held several management positions at country, regional and global level at GE.
Bársony continues as president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hungary, and as a member of the National Competitiveness Council. He is an external lecturer in international tax law at Corvinus University of Budapest.
Bársony received the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary this year for his outstanding contributions to improving Hungarian-American business relationships.
In his new post, he will work as tax and legal services partner, closely engaged in CEE projects, and will act as the lead PwC TLS Partner for GE in the region.
Bársony is an active sportsman. In his free time, he also enjoys spending time with his family and playing in a band.