Szabolcs Ferencz, VP and corporate communications at MOL Group will replace Zsolt Szalay as country retail manager and country chairman at MOL Romania, starting January 1, 2010.
According to Hungarian oil and gas company officials, the main objectives for next year are to maintain the volume of fuels sold and to continue investing in order to upgrade the existing filling stations network.
“This year was a difficult one for oil companies, on the retail segments. I believe that in the first half of next year we will have to have some challenges but we are optimistic,” said Ferencz.
Szabolcs Ferencz grew up in Timisoara, Romania and afterwards he spent 10 years in Germany to finalize the economic studies. He was appointed director of the communication center at the Hungarian prime-minister in 1998. He started its carrier in MOL Group in 2003, as responsible to coordinate the company’s communication activities.