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Gábor Gion

17:09 May 26, 2022

PERSONAL DETAILS

Nationality: Hungarian
Place and date of birth: Novi Sad, 12 June 1967
Marital status: married, a father of three

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Ministry of Finance
2018 – 2022 State Secretary for Financial Policy Affairs

Deloitte Hungary
2009–2017 Chairman and CEO

Deloitte Ltd
2007 – 2010 leader of the audit and risk advisory service line
2004 – partner

Ernst & Young Hungary
2002–2004 senior manager

Arthur Andersen Hungary
1992–2002 auditor

EDUCATION

1998 – Registered auditor
1987–1992 Loránd Eötvös University of Sciences, Faculty of Science, mathematician
1984–1986 Vocational Secondary School – Svetozar Markovic, Subotica
1982–1984 General Secondary School – Svetozar Miletic, Srbobran

MILITARY SERVICE

September 1986 – September 1987, Yugoslav People’s Army Duty station: Krizevci, Republic of Croatia, Yugoslavia

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English, Croatian, Serbian – negotiation level
Russian – elementary level

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

  • Gábor Gion is currently State Secretary for Strategic Planning and Human Resources of the Ministry of Defence.
  • Between 2018 and May 2022, he was head of the State Secretariat for Financial Affairs in the Ministry of Finance. As state secretary, he was responsible for working out macroeconomy policy analyses and proposals, for the regulation of financial services, for international relations and financial institutions, for the EU strategy and OECD affairs, as well as filled the following positions:
  • Chairman, OECD National Council
  • Chairman, Anti-Money Laundering Coordination Council
  • Chairman, Steering Committee, Hungary Green Bond Framework Program
  • Chairman, Resolution Fund
  • Member of the Board of Directors, National Deposit Insurance Fund
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Start Garancia Ltd.
  • In 2020, he led the negotiations on overdue hospital debt, during which he negotiated with close to 100 suppliers. He directed the Health Industry Support Program, which has an instrument of financial support worth HUF 67 billion (a project with HUF 87 billion total value) for the implementation of investment projects with annual potential revenue of at least HUF 170-180 billion in three phases.
  • He led negotiations with Vienna Insurance Group on the acquisition of state-owned property in the insurance companies Aegon and UNION.
  • He started his career in auditing at Arthur Andersen in 1992, then he resumed it at Ernst & Young in 2002. In what followed, in 2004 he became partner at Deloitte Audit and Assurance Ltd. Between 2007 and 2011, he was leader of the audit and risk advisory service line. In 2009, he became President and CEO of Deloitte Business and Management Consulting Ltd, and headed the office in Hungary for eight years. Besides his wide-ranging auditing and transactional advisory jobs, he was Country Managing Partner between 2009 and 2018 as well as EMEA regional China Services Group Leader between 2011 and 2018. Between 2016 and 2018, he was Chairman of the Board, SOS Children’s Villages Hungary.
  • Since 2010, he has been honorary associate professor at the University of Miskolc.
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BALTIC AIR POLICING – AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF ALLIES’ COOPERATION

12:26 September 22, 2022

During his visit to Lithuania – on 21st September – Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi, Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces, also visited the Šiauliai Air Base, where since 1st August, the fighter pilots of the Hungarian Defence Forces have been protecting the airspaces of Lithuania Estonia and Latvia in the framework of the Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission, for four months.

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EUROPEAN UNION CYBER DEFENCE CONSULTATION IN BUDAPEST

12:16 September 22, 2022

Between 19th and 21st September a meeting of the governing body of the PESCO Cyber and Information Domain Coordination Centre (CIDCC), implemented within the framework of the PESCO program of the European Union, was held in Budapest, organised by the Cyber Inspectorate of the Hungarian Defence Forces Command. The event was opened by Gáspár Maróth, the Secretary of State for Defence Policy and Defence Development, Ministry of Defence.

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COMMANDER OF THE HUNGARIAN DEFENCE FORCES VISITS LITHUANIA

14:43 September 21, 2022

On Monday, 19th September, Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi, Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces, made an official visit to Lithuania, where he was received with military honours by Lieutenant General Valdemaras Rupšys, Chief of General Staff of the Lithuanian Armed Forces, and Brigadier General Mindaugas Steponavičius, Chief of Staff of the Lithuanian Armed Forces, in Vilnius.

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DEPUTY COMMANDER OF THE HUNGARIAN DEFENCE FORCES RECEIVES LITHUANIAN MILITARY ATTACHÉ

18:11 September 20, 2022

Colonel Vilmas Satas, the accredited military attaché of Lithuania to Hungary, paid an introductory visit to Lieutenant General Zsolt Sándor, Deputy Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces, on Monday, 19th September.

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COMMANDER OF THE HUNGARIAN DEFENCE FORCES PARTICIPATES IN CHIEF OF STAFF LEVEL CONFERENCE OF NATO MILITARY COMMITTEE

14:50 September 19, 2022

Between 16th and 18th September, a three-day NATO Military Committee Chief of Staff level conference took place in Tallinn, Estonia, at which Hungary was represented by the delegation of the Hungarian Defence Forces, headed by Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi, Commander of the HDF.

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COMMANDER OF THE HUNGARIAN DEFENCE FORCES RECEIVES CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE PAKISTANI GROUND FORCES

14:44 September 19, 2022

On 14th September, Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi, Commander of the Hungarian Defence Forces, received with military honours Colonel General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Pakistani Army Staff and his delegation on a multi-day visit to Hungary, on Heroes’ Square in Budapest.

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PÉTER SZIJJÁRTÓ: IT IS ALSO THANKS TO HUNGARY THAT NATO IS THE STRONGEST MILITARY ALLIANCE IN THE WORLD

07:24 September 15, 2022

Without Hungary's armed forces, NATO would not be so strong, and the Hungarian soldiers participating in the Baltic airspace control mission also protect the security of our country through the defence of the Alliance, said Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó at the Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, on Tuesday, 13th September. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade was accompanied to the visit by Tamás Vargha, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence and Deputy Minister.

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PÉTER SZIJJÁRTÓ: IT IS ALSO THANKS TO HUNGARY THAT NATO IS THE STRONGEST MILITARY ALLIANCE IN THE WORLD

07:16 September 15, 2022

Without Hungary's armed forces, NATO would not be so strong, and the Hungarian soldiers participating in the Baltic airspace control mission also protect the security of our country through the defence of the Alliance, said Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó at the Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, on Tuesday, 13th September. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade was accompanied to the visit by Tamás Vargha, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence and Deputy Minister.

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KATALIN NOVÁK: THE HUNGARIAN PEOPLE ARE PROUD OF THE HUNGARIAN SOLDIERS

16:30 September 14, 2022

The Hungarian people are proud of the great contribution of the Hungarian soldiers and speak of their service with appreciation, said President Katalin Novák in Kosovo, when she visited the KFOR mission on Tuesday, September 13.

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KATALIN NOVÁK: THE HUNGARIAN PEOPLE ARE PROUD OF THE HUNGARIAN SOLDIERS

16:24 September 14, 2022

The Hungarian people are proud of the great contribution of the Hungarian soldiers and speak of their service with appreciation, said President Katalin Novák in Kosovo, when she visited the KFOR mission on Tuesday, September 13.