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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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Security always comes first!

16:37 June 16, 2022

On Wednesday, 15 June Minister of Defence of Hungary Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky paid a visit to the training area and range of the HDF 5th Bocskai István Infantry Brigade Vay Ádám Training Base in Hajdúhadház. The minister was received by Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces and Lieutenant Colonel Sándor Farkas, the commander of the Debrecen unit.

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Security always comes first!

16:35 June 16, 2022

On Wednesday, 15 June Minister of Defence of Hungary Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky paid a visit to the training area and range of the HDF 5th Bocskai István Infantry Brigade Vay Ádám Training Base in Hajdúhadház. The minister was received by Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces and Lieutenant Colonel Sándor Farkas, the commander of the Debrecen unit.

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V4 Chiefs of Defence Meet in Debrecen

16:30 June 16, 2022

“We will continue our cooperation”, said Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces in answer to a question from the press following the Meeting of the V4 Chiefs of Defence in Debrecen on Tuesday, 14 June.

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V4 Chiefs of Defence Meet in Debrecen

16:26 June 16, 2022

“We will continue our cooperation”, said Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi PhD, Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces in answer to a question from the press following the Meeting of the V4 Chiefs of Defence in Debrecen on Tuesday, 14 June.

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Transformation and Innovation

15:55 June 16, 2022

To complement the session on transformation at the V4 Chiefs of Defence Meeting, a display event entitled „Transformation and Innovation” enriched with presentations, demonstrations and dynamic elements was held in ZalaZONE industrial park, Zalaegerszeg on Monday, 13 June.

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Transformation and Innovation

15:51 June 16, 2022

To complement the session on transformation at the V4 Chiefs of Defence Meeting, a display event entitled „Transformation and Innovation” enriched with presentations, demonstrations and dynamic elements was held in ZalaZONE industrial park, Zalaegerszeg on Monday, 13 June.

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Adjutant General of Ohio National Guard visits Hungary

12:05 June 13, 2022

On 8–9 June, headed by Major General John C. Harris, Adjutant General, a delegation of the Ohio National Guard paid a visit to Budapest, Szentendre, Tata and Székesfehérvár.

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Adjutant General of Ohio National Guard visits Hungary

12:02 June 13, 2022

On 8–9 June, headed by Major General John C. Harris, Adjutant General, a delegation of the Ohio National Guard paid a visit to Budapest, Szentendre, Tata and Székesfehérvár.

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Deputy Commander of Hungarian Defence Forces welcomes delegation from Pakistani university

11:31 June 13, 2022

A delegation from the Advanced Leadership Training Course of the Islamabad National Defence University recently paid a visit to Hungary. Headed by Air Force Commander Aamir Munir, in the morning of 8 June, the delegation visited the Ministry of Defence as a guest of the MoD Department for International Cooperation and the HDF Department for Defence Policy. Lieutenant General Zsolt Sándor, Deputy Commander, Hungarian Defence Forces welcomed the Pakistani delegation.

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Commander’s visit to Kosovo

11:30 June 13, 2022

In early June, Lieutenant Colonel Sándor Farkas, Commander, HDF 5th Bocskai István Infantry Brigade paid a visit to the Hungarian troops serving with the HDF KFOR contingent