Bonafarm Zrt.

Bonafarm Zrt, the youngest member of the Bonafarm Group was established in late 2009 as the Group’s management company. Bonafarm Zrt. is responsible for the development of the group-level strategy, for the exploitation of synergies as well as for the performance of shared tasks. As an equal ranking member of the Group it facilitates cooperation among the group members by fulfilling an advisory role. It coordinates the activities of the Group’s companies laying increased emphasis on development, providing for the supply of high quality input materials and improving the efficiency of operations. To this end, it is managing, in a harmonised way across the board, all of the functions that need to be coordinated in order to improve cost effectiveness, where knowledge needs to be concentrated, such as for instance the management of human resources, procurement, marketing, logistics and IT.

Bonafarm Zrt. aims to facilitate integration in these priority functions to enable successful management and operations and to make sure that the group’s employees perform their activities mutually supporting each other, as a real community.

Contact

Bonafarm Zrt.

H-1123 Budapest,
MOM Park, Alkotás utca 53., B torony, 4. emelet
Tel: +36/1-801-9061
Fax: +36/1-225-2550
E-mail: info@bonafarm.hu

Management

Attila Csányi
Chief Executive
Officer

Details

Attila Csányi 

  • Bonafarm Zrt. – CEO (since 2009)

Previous work experience

  • McKinsey & Company – Analyst (2002-2006)

Studies

  • Corvinus University of Budapest – Finance MSC (1998-2002)
  • University of California, Berkeley – MBA (exchange: Columbia University Graduate School of Business) (2006-2008)

Professional advocacy or position in other organizations

  • Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Member of the Presidium –
    Chairman of the Food industry College (since 2016)
  • National Research, Development and Innovation Office – Member of the Innovation Board (since 2015)
  • KITE Zrt. – Chairman of the Board (since 2016)
  • Csányi Foundation – Member of the Board of Trustees (since 2005)
  • Advisory Board to the Minister for Agriculture – Member of the Board (since 2018)
  • Advisory Board to the Rector of MATE (Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences) – Member of the Advisory Board (since 2021)
  • Future Generation’s Land Foundation – Member of Board of Trustees (since 2022)
  • Circular Economy Technology Platform – Member of the Board (since 2022)

 

Péter Ábrahám
Procurement and IT Director

Details

Péter Ábrahám

  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Director of IT and Procurement (since 2014-)

Previous work experience

  • Accenture Hungary – Business analyst (2003-2004)
  • Accenture Hungary – Consultant (2004-2006)
  • Bonitas 2002 Zrt. (2006-2009)
  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Director of IT Integration and Procurement (2009-2014)

Studies

  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics – Master of electrical engineering (graduated in: 2003)
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics – Computer science in baking – postgraduate training
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics – Licensed economist (2001-)
  • Csapó Dániel High School of Agriculture – „Golden wheat ear farmer” (graduated in: 2017)

Professional advocacy or position in other organisations

  • Hungarian CIO Association – Member (2011-)
  • Hungarian CIO Association – Member of the Board (2014-2016)

Educational activity, mentoring or coaching

  • Aisec – Budapest University of Technology and Economics – Member of the Board (2001-2003)
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics – Hungarian CIO Association courses hosting (2013)

Awards

  • CIO of the year – Hungarian CIO Association (2012)
  • Purchasing team of the year – Hungarian Association of Logistics Purchasing and Inventory Management (2019)

 

 

 

Dr. Tamás Gudra

Finance Director

Details

Dr. Tamás Gudra

  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Group Chief Financial Officer (since 2020)
  • Bonafarm Academy Nonprofit Kft. – Chairman of the Supervisory Board (since 2020)

Previous work experience

  • Deloitte and Touche Kft. – Auditor (1993-2001)
  • MOL Rt. – Accounting Expert (2001-2003)
  • Hungarian Privatization and State Holding Company – Auditing, Finance and Accountind Director (2003-2007)
  • Hungarian National Asset Management Inc. – Controlling and Auditing Director (2007-2010)
  • Hungarian Football Federation – Chief Financial Officer (2011-2020)

Studies

  • University of Commerce, Hospitality and Tourism – Economist (1990-1993)
  • Perfekt Rt. – Hungarian Registered Auditor (1995-1997)
  • University of Pécs – Faculty of Law – Lawyer (2005-2010)

Professional advocacy or position in other organisations

  • MOL Invest Rt. – Member of the Supervisory Board (2002-2003)
  • Pannon Volán Rt. – Member of the Board (2004-2005)
  • Bábolna Food Rt. – Chairman of the Board (2005-2006)
  • European Accounting Committee (FEE), Brussels – Member of the Board (2005-2007)
  • MVM Zrt. – Member of the Supervisory Board (2005-2010)
  • REORG Financial and Economic – Member of the Board (2006-2007)
  • FHB Commercial Bank Zrt. – Member of the Supervisory Board (2008-2010)
  • OTP Building Society Zrt. – Member of the Supervisory Board (2012-2021)
  • Foundation of „During performing public duty” – Member of the Advisory Board (since 2019)
  • Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences – Property inspector (since 2020)
  • OTP Bank Nyrt. – Member of the Supervisory Board (since 2021)

Educational activity, mentoring, coaching

  • Chamber of Hungarian Auditors – Chairman of State Exam Comittee at „Registered Auditor” qualification (2005-2011)
  • Budapest Business School – Faculty of Finance and Accounting – Chairman of State Exam comittee (2008-2014)
  • Hungarian Football Federation – Sportmanager training – Teaching of „Sporteconomics, strategy” subject (2012-2020)
  • Eötvös Lóránd University – Faculty of Law – Department of Labour and Social Law – Teaching of „Sport Law” subject (2017-2019)

 Positions in sport associations

  • Hungarian Paralimpic Comittee – Chairman of the Supervisory Board (since 2016)
  • UEFA Club Licensing Comittee – Member of the Board (since 2019)
  • Hungarian Football Federation Appeal Licensing Comittee – Member of the Board (since 2021)

Tamás Éder
PR and Corporate Relations Director

Details

Tamás Éder

  • Bonafarm Zrt. – PR and Corporate Relations Director (since 2009)

Previous work experience

  • University of Agriculture, Gödöllő – Hungarian Academy of Sciences Scholar, then Assistant Professor (1989-1996)
  • Ministry of Agriculture Földművelésügyi Minisztérium, Office of Agricultural Policy – Head of Market Regulation Unit (1996-1998)
  • Prime Minister’s Office Miniszterelnöki Hivatal, Government Referral – Chied Government Advisor, Agricultural Referee (1998-1999)
  • ÁPV Rt., Agricultural Asset Management Directorate – CEO (1999-2001)
  • Ministry of Rural Development – Deputy State Secretary (2001)
  • Ministry of Rural Development – State Secretary for Agricultural Economy (2001-2002)
  • OTP Bank Zrt. – Head of Department (2002-2003)
  • Montázs Marketing Műhely Kft. – Deputy CEO (2003-2006)
  • Bonitás 2002 Kft. – Corporate Relations Manager (2006-2009)

Studies

  • University of Agriculture Gödöllő – Faculty of Economy and Social Sciences – Plant Manager Agricultural Engineer (1984-1989)
  • Oklahoma State University, Faculty of Agricultural Economics – Postgraduate Training as a Fulbright Scholar (1993-1994)
  • Purdue University – Guest Researcher (1995)
  • Cornell University – Further Eductaion in Agricultural Economy (1996)
  • Joint trainig of the Webster University and Szent István University – MBA (2004-2006)

Professional advocacy or positions in other organisations

  • Hungarian Meat Industry Federtion – President of The Federation (since 2006.)
  • Association of Responsible Food Manufacturers – Social Chairman (since 2008.)
  • Hungarian Chamber of Agriculture – Vice-Chairman Responsible for the Food Industry (since 2013.)
  • CLITRAVI – Vice-Chairman (2007-2019)
  • Pick Szeged Zrt. – Member of the Directorate
  • Sole-Mizo Zrt. – Member of the Directorate
  • Dalmand Zrt. – Member of the Directorate
  • MCS Vágóhíd Zrt. – Member of the Directorate

Educational activity, mentoring, coaching

  • University of Agriculture, Gödöllő – Hungarian Academy of Sciences Scholar, then Assistant Professor (1989-1996)

Nóra Krzyzewsky
Quality Management Director

Details

Nóra Krzyzewsky

  • Bonafarm Zrt.- Director of Quality an Research (since 2015)
  • Bóly Zrt. – Director of Quality and Research and Development (since 2016)

Previous work experience

  • SGS Hungary – Auditor (2000-2016)

Studies

  • University of Kaposvár – Agricultural Engineer (1995-2000)

Professional advocacy or position in other organisations

  • Hungarian Codex Alimentarius Meat and Fish Committee – Member (since 2020)

Educational activity, mentoring, coaching

  • SGS – IRCA Registered Auditor training, – Educational activity in food-safety and quality subjects (2000-2016)

 

Csilla Szabó
Business Audit and Regulation Director

Details

Csilla Szabó

  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Business Audit and Regulation Director (since 2014)

Previous work experience

  • ConCordia Zrt. – Head of Tax Consultancy (1992-1997)
  • Wallis Zrt. – Financial Director (1997-2009)
  • OTP Nyrt. – Head of Strategic and Financial Division (2010-2014)

Studies

  • College of Finance and Accountancy – Economist (1989- 1992)
  • Ministry of Finance – Registered Auditor (1993-1996)
  • Ministry of Finance – Tax Expert (1995-1996)

Professional advocacy or position in other organisations

  • Chamber of Hungarian Auditors – Member (since 1996)

Ferenc Piti

Group HR Director

Details

Ferenc Piti

  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Group HR Director (since 2018)

Previous work experience

  • TESCO Global Zrt. – HR Director (2007-2010)
  • CE GLASS Zrt. – HR Director (2010-2012)
  • Humán-Komplex Kft. – CEO (2012-2016)
  • BonOffice Kft. – Company Manager, Director of Labor Affairs (2016-2018)

Studies

  • University of Pécs – HR Organizer (1997)

István Barok
Stategic business development director

Details

István Barok

  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Strategic business development director (since 2022)

Previous work experience

  • EastConsulting – Consultant (2010-2012)
  • Ristoro Food Services – CFO (2012-2013)
  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Leadership training programme (2013-2015)
  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Business development project manager (2015-2017)
  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Strategic business development manager (2017-2021)

Studies

  • Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Kolozsvár – Management BSc (2006-2009)
  • Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Kolozsvár – Corporate Financial Management BSc (2009-2011)

Educational activity, mentoring, coaching

  • Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Kolozsvár – Business Consulting Club alumni (since 2010)
  • University of Szeged, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Food Engineering – Dr. Huszka Tibor Food Engineering Professional Club – Founder (since 2017-)

Gábor Domián

Customer Director

Details

Gábor Domián 

  • Customer Director (since 2021)

Previous work experience

  • Metro – Buying Manager (2008-2010)
  • Metro – Senior Buying Manager (2010-2013)
  • Tesco – Senior Buying Manager (2013-2015)
  • Tesco – Tesco Global Business Units – Commercial Partner Manager (2015-2016)
  • Tesco – Hungarian Country Lead – Grocery food (2016-2017)
  • Tesco – Central European Category Buying Manager (CZ – Prague) (2017-2018)
  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Group International Key Account Manager (2018-2021)

Studies

  • Kodolányi János University – Economist in Turism (2004-2008)
  • The GAP partnership – Negotiation (London, UK) (2017)

 

Dr. Attila Tóth
Director for Sectoral Regulation

Details

dr. Attila Tóth 

  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Director for Sectoral Regulation (since 2018)

Previous work experience

  • Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Agricultural Market Regime Office – EU Harmonisation Expert (2001-2003)
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Division of Accreditation – Head of Division (2003-2005)
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Department for Regulation of EU Payments – Deputy Head of Department (2005-2006)
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, State Secretariat for European Affairs – Head of Secretariat (2006-2007)
  • Embassy of Hungary, Washington D.C. – Attaché for Agriculture and Environment (2007-2011)
  • Ministry of Rural Development, Department of Agricultural Markets – Head of Department (2011-2012)
  • British American Tobacco Hungary – Head of Government Relations, later Director of Legal and External Affairs (2012-2017)
  • British American Tobacco, Brussels Office – Director of European Affairs (2017-2018)

Studies

  • University of Szeged – Lawyer (1996-2001)
  • University of Szeged – Expert in European Politics (1999-2001)
  • University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management – Research Scholar (2002)
  • Budapest Business School – Business Management (2006-2007)
  • Gerogetown University Law Center – Academy of WTO Law and Policy (2009)

Professional advocacy or position in other organisations

  • The Permanent Arbitration Court of the Hungarian Chamber of Agriculture – Vice-President (2013-2016), Arbitrator (2013-)
  • Országos Dohányboltellátó Kft. – Member of the Supervisory Board (since 2018)

Educational activity, mentoring, coaching

  • Manager Association – mentor (2021)

György Sóskuti
Sales & Marketing Director, Deputy CEO

Details

György Sóskuti

  • Sales and Marketing Director, Deputy CEO (since 2021)

Previous work experience

  • Nestle – Sales Representative (1994-1996)
  • Nestle – Area Sales Manager (1997-2001)
  • Nestle – Key Account Manager (2001-2002)
  • Nestle – Category Sales Manager – Hot Beverages (2004-2007)
  • Tchibo Budapest Kft. – Sales Manager (2007-2010)
  • Nestle – Head of Sales (2010-2018)
  • Bonafarm Zrt. – Group Sales Director (2019-2021)

Studies

  • Neumann János University – Faculty of Horticulture and Rural Development (1990-1994)
  • London Business School (Nestle) – Master Coach Certificate (2014-2015)

 

István Takács
Operating Deputy CEO

Details

István Takács

  • Operating Deputy CEO (since 2021)
  • Pick Szeged Zrt. – CEO (since 2020)

Previous work experience

  • NMV Zrt. – Technician/Plant Manager (1990-1992)
  • Unilever Hungary Kft. – Production Manager (1992-1996)
  • Unilever Hollandia – Product Development Project Leader (1996-1999)
  • Unilever Hungary Kft. – Plant Director (1999-2006)
  • Unilever/SÁGA Foods/Drogakolinska Slovenia/MBO – Interim manager / Consultant (2006-2013)
  • KaiserFoods Hungary Kft. – Supply Chain Director/ COO (2013-2015)
  • Microfluidlabs Kft. – CEO (2015-2017)
  • Glencore Agriculture Europe – COO Hungary/ Czech Republic (2017-2020)

Studies

  • University of Horticulture and Food Industry – Plant Engineer in Food Industry (1987-1990)
  • University of Horticulture and Food Industry – Food Engineer (1990-1993)
  • University of Western Hungary – Wild Farming and Management Engineer (2015-2017)

Professional advocacy or positions in other organisations

    • Hungarian Meat Industry Federation – Member of the Board (since 2020)

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Bonafarm Zrt.

Cím: 1123 Budapest, Alkotás utca 53.,
MOM Park, B torony, IV. emelet