SUPERVISORY BOARD

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Zsolt Müllner

Chairman of the Board of Directors

The CEO of Wallis Asset Management, he graduated as an economist from Budapest University of Economics and has worked for the Wallis Group since 1994. Between 1994 and 2004, he acted as the managing director of Wallis Motor, the principal dealership and importer of BMW in Hungary. Thereafter, he put his several years of managerial experience to use as the Chairman and CEO of Wallis Auto Holding and then, from 2000 also as a Board member at Wallis. In 2007, he became the CEO of Wallis Asset Management and, at the same time, he was appointed as a Board Member to the manufacturer Graboplast and Wing, Wallis’s real estate division and later also as the Chairman of Venturio venture capital fund.  He was instrumental, among other things, in the establishment of the energy production and distribution company Alteo, an entity now listed on the Budapest Stock Exchange, where he has served as a Board Member since its foundation.  Zsolt was also responsible for the stock exchange listing of Wallis’s automotive business line as AutoWallis Nyrt.

Gábor Ormosy

Chief Executive Officer

The CEO of AutoWallis Nyrt, worked as CFO and then CEO of Wallis Auto Holding from 2004, with responsibility for reorganisation of the cars business line, after which he became CFO of the Wallis Group. Gábor graduated from Corvinus University, Budapest and Georgetown University in the US. In 2006, he founded and acted as CEO of MAG Zrt, a subsidiary of the Hungarian Development Bank responsible for the administration of EU grants for SMEs, following which he served in various senior positions with MKB Bank and the Veolia group.

Gábor Székely

Member of the Board

The Investment Director of AutoWallis, he graduated as an economist from the Finance Department of the College of Finance and Accounting. He has more than a decade of managerial and capital markets experience, as he was involved in the foundation of one of the most dynamically growing property investment companies in Hungary, Appeninn, in 2009, which he also later headed. At the beginning of his career he gained broad experience in facility management and investment and also supported major capital transactions of domestic companies as an advisor and was involved in the sale of industrial manufacturing plants as an expert. As the Investment Director of AutoWallis, he draws on his vast experience and is responsible for the company’s capital market presence and for identifying and implementing new investments for the investment holding.

Andrew John Prest

Member of the Board

The managing director of Wallis Automotive Europe, he studied at the Budapest University of Economics and graduated in politics at the University of London’s School of Slavonic and East European Studies. He moved to Hungary in 1994 where he worked in the regional headquarters of Xerox in Budapest, first as a sales representative and later as marketing and regional sales manager. Thereafter, he continued his career as the managing director and head of retail of the internet division of Hungarian Telekom (Axelero) and then was appointed as the regional sales director of Cisco Systems. He joined the Wallis Group in 2005.

Antal Péter

Member of the Board

The managing director of Wallis Motor Duna and Wallis Motor Pest, he graduated as an economist from the Budapest University of Economics. He has worked in Wallis’s automotive division since 2003 where he was first the managing director of Globe Motor, a BMW dealership. Formerly, he worked as the Marketing Director of Ricoh Hungary and in various positions at CityReach International and British American Tobacco Hungary. Since 2012, he has represented Hungary in the European BMW Dealers’ Association (EBDA) and he has acted as the chairman of the National Association of BMW Dealers since 2008. Under his leadership in his current position, the Group has not only maintained its market leading position but even managed to increase its market share significantly.

Gábor Dévai

Member of the Board

Gábor has been the managing director of Wallis Autókölcsönző Kft. for almost two decades. The company is the representative of Sixt rent-a-car in Hungary and has gained a dominant position in the domestic market under his leadership. He is an economist who obtained his MBA at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and at Jean Moulin Lyon III. University and also holds a degree in teaching French as a foreign language. In addition, in 2019 he attended a Neosys Coach training and graduated as a certified coach. He began his career in Switzerland and Luxembourg in the tourism industry and later gained significant experience in the automotive services market. He was the managing director of Wallis Autóparkkezelő Kft. between 2007-2013. He has been the chairman of the Hungarian Rent-a-Car Association since 2019.

SUPERVISORY BOARD / AUDIT COMMITTEE

Attila Chikán Jr., Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Attila is an expert in energy and economics, who graduated from the Budapest University of Economics and the College of Foreign Trade. He has been the CEO of Alteo, a company listed at the Budapest Stock Exchange, since its foundation in 2008. Prior to that, he worked as a financial and investment analyst in various positions. He is an expert active in sustainability issues and is the chairman of the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Hungary (“BCSDH”).

György EcseriMember of the Supervisory Board
György has more than 20 years of experience in the financial and real estate sectors. He graduated from the Engineering Department of the Technical University of Budapest and obtained his MBA degree at Durham University (UK). He has worked as a project director at the Wallis Group for ten years and acts as Board and Supervisory Board member at various members of the Group.

Gábor Vitán, Member of the Supervisory Board
Gábor graduated from the Budapest University of Economics and began his career at Wallis as a portfolio manager in 1998. He was the Controlling Director of the Wallis Group between 2002 and 2004. His responsibilities included the formulation and implementation of the asset management principles of the Wallis Group as well as providing transactional support. He was responsible for the reorganisation of Wallis’s automotive business division between 2004 and 2006, first as deputy CEO and then as CEO. Since 2006, he has been the Transactions Director of Wallis Asset Management, responsible for acquisitions, during which period he has been involved in the implementation of a number of successful transactions. He is one of the founders and, since 2013, the CEO of Venturio.

Ownership structure

Shareholders with 5%+ holdings

Shareholder’s name Number of shares Ownership ratio in the series Ownership ratio in total shares
Total: 215.752.034  db 79,83% 79,71%
Wallis Asset Management Zrt. 195 861 703 db 72,47% 72,36%
AutoWallis MRP Szervezet 19 890 331 db 7,36% 7,35%

Management shareholdings

Series “C” shares – ordinary shares

Shareholder’s name Number of shares Ownership ratio in the series Ownership ratio in total shares
Müllner, Zsolt 1 227 560 0,45% 0,45%
Ormosy, Gábor 27 000 0.0001% 0.0001%
Andrew John Prest 11 127 043 4,12% 4,11%
Antal Péter 2 350 832 db 0,87% 0,87%
Dévai Gábor 60 648 db 0,0002% 0,0002%
Székely Gábor 121 000 db 0,0004% 0,0004%