Mr. Richard Szabó

  Mr. Richard Szabó
CEO-Chairman of the Board

Sberbank Hungary Ltd.

Richard Szabó is a professional in the banking sector with wide experience in corporate banking and finance.  He is member of management board of Sberbank Hungary Ltd. since 2012 (formerly Volksbank Hungary) and from 2014 he fills the position of President-CEO of the Bank.  
Besides top leadership duties, Mr. Szabó is responsible for Corporate Finance including large Corporate, SME business and Trade Finance, Project Finance, Global Markets.

Prior to his Hungarian career he was Member of the Board at Sberbank Slovensko (former Volksbank),  among several duties he was responsible for strategic planning and development of corporate divisions and treasury, and earlier strategic planning and development of product portfolio and marketing strategy in SME and large corporate segment.

Between 2005 and 2006 he has led AIG Funds Central Europe as General Manager for AIG Mutual Funds for Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Ukraine. From 1998 to 2005 Mr. Szabó held several positions at HVB Bank Slovakia a.s. Bratislava (currently UniCredit Group), among others he worked as Regional Director SME Banking for West Slovakia region.

Mr. Szabó graduated from University in Economics of Bratislava on Foreign Trade faculty. He holds a PhD in Corporate Trade and Trade Finance, Master degree of Business Administration at Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Mr. Szabó is fluent in English, Russian, German, Slovakian and Hungarian.