Mr. Viktor Tóth

Mr. Viktor Tóth
CEO

Budapest Bank

Viktor Tóth is acting Chief Executive Officer of Budapest Bank Zrt. as of April 1st, 2017. With close to three decades of experience in banking, over the course of his career he has achieved excellent results in a variety of senior management positions.

Prior to joining Budapest Bank, he worked for Iparbankház Zrt. and Általános Értékforgalmi Bank (ÁÉB). He has been working at Budapest Bank since 1998, where he successfully filled management positions in both the commercial and consumer division.

After joining the bank as a branch manager, he was responsible for different middle management roles within commercial sales, and amongst other responsibilities he supervised one of the Bank’s commercial business centres. Later on, in the consumer business unit he managed the field of commodity credits, where he was in charge of forming the bank’s new commodity credits strategy.

As head of sales of the commercial business unit during 2008-2010, he played an important role in both adapting to the economic challenges and preserving the satisfaction of commercial clients. As of May 17th, 2010, he became head of Budapest Bank Business – the Bank’s commercial banking division –, and has since been deputy director of Budapest Bank, as well as a member of the Board since 2012. Under his leadership since 2010 the Bank’s SME lending has seen continuous growth despite the declining market trends.

Having obtained a degree from the finances and financial institutions program of the Financial and Accounting College, he continued his studies in the internal trainings of the Bank’s previous owner, General Electric Company (GE), and also expanded his leadership experience by attending management courses.

In addition to his native Hungarian, he is fluent in English. He is married, father of two children.