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New directors appointed at PwC Hungary

PwC Hungary has announced the appointment of new directors in its tax, audit and advisory service lines, also welcoming fresh arrival Roland Földvári as director in advisory in September, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.

Roland Földvári

Gábor Farkas (34) joined PwC Hungary’s tax advisory team in 2008. Specializing in value-added tax, he assisted local municipalities, as well as Hungarian and multinational companies, in managing their tax matters. After his secondment to Munich, Farkas focused on developing automated tax solutions, and helped PwC become the market leader in this field in Hungary.

Roland Földvári (39) joined PwC Hungary’s deals practice in early September as director. Prior to joining PwC, he worked for three years at another professional services firm, where he managed due diligence projects, and provided IFRS advice on M&A transactions. Before that, he spent eight and a half years with the MOL Group in various roles, including head of group financial reporting, and was in charge of long-term planning at MOL’s strategy development unit. 

Csaba Gyimesi (38) joined PwC Hungary nine years ago, and is currently leader of cyber and IT security and risk assurance. His areas of expertise include IT security audits, data protection, GDPR compliance and certification, and performing assurance engagements on IT strategy and maturity. He is also involved in training senior executives and staff, and provides support for various simulations and tests. Prior to PwC, Gyimesi worked for five years at a consulting firm, where he took part in system implementation and integration projects, mainly in CRM, data analytics, and ERP.

Gábor Halmosi (35) joined PwC Hungary’s capital markets and accounting advisory services and the PwC’s academy team in 2011. His main area of expertise is assisting companies and groups with preparing their financial statements according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). He has played a significant role in preparing the adoption of IFRS in Hungary. Prior to joining PwC, he worked for four years at another professional services firm, where he was primarily engaged in auditing the Hungarian subsidiaries of multinational enterprises.

Péter Honyek (41) joined PwC Hungary’s tax advisory team in 2014. His main field of expertise is tax consulting related to personal income tax and social security. Prior to joining PwC, he served as head of department at the former Ministry for National Economy (now Ministry of Finance), where he was responsible for preparing personal income tax legislation. He previously worked as spokesman for tax matters at the National Tax and Customs Administration. In addition to international enterprises, his clients include family businesses and private individuals, and he also provides advice to non-profit organizations. 

Dániel Kiss (40) joined PwC Hungary’s technology consulting team in 2016. His areas of expertise include CIO advisory, IT strategy design, IT operations development, systems integration, and systems implementation. He also contributes to enhancing PwC’s presence on the enterprise IT market through design and implementation of transformation programs. Over the past 18 years, Kiss has held leadership positions in technology consulting, software manufacturing, and telecommunications service provider companies in Hungary and several other European countries. 

András Korompay (48) joined PwC Hungary’s risk assurance services team in 2018, where he leads the SAP consulting business line and has been working on setting up PwCʼs SAP Center of Excellence. His main areas of expertise include strategy development, operations assessment, efficiency improvement, and leading and providing quality assurance for very large information technology projects. 

Dr. Krisztina Kőmíves (40) left the National Tax and Customs Administration to join PwC Hungary’s tax advisory practice in 2006. Her primary role is leading the team that handles bookkeeping and payroll functions outsourced to PwC by domestic and foreign clients. She has also advised clients extensively on matters concerning value-added tax and tax administration proceedings. 

Dr. Tibor Szabó (46) joined the predecessor of Réti, Várszegi & Partners Law Firm PwC Legal in 2003, and currently leads the firm’s finance law practice. In addition to finance law, he has gained substantial experience in acquisitions, tax law, and trust law. He provides full-scope legal services to his main clients, which include major companies from the banking and capital markets sector and high net-worth individuals.

Dr. László Szűcs (48) joined the predecessor of Réti, Várszegi & Partners Law Firm PwC Legal. From the start, he was instrumental in setting up and then leading the law firm’s labor law practice, and has also gained considerable experience in real estate law, construction law, and data protection law. Szűcs provides full-scope legal services to his main clients, which include major companies from the FMCG, pharmaceutical, and automotive sectors.