Bertalan Zsamboki

Bertalan Zsamboki

Independent Foreign Trade Advisor, Independent Foreign Trade Advisor

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Précédents : Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH., Megatrend Ltd., State Holding Company, Green Network Ltd., Eurohand Commercial and Investment Company Ltd., MOL, Embassy of Hungary, More Stephens Auditing and Consulting Company ltd, SCRET, IDEX Main Contracting Company, Hungarian National Bank


Précédents : Budapest University Of Technology And Economics, College For Foreign Trade, State University Of St. Petersburg


    En résumé

    Bertalan Zsamboki Address: 17/b Lagymanyosi Street, H-1111 Budapest Mobile: + (36) 309 845 466 Email:; Skype: b.zsamboki CEO/MD/HEAD OF COMMERCE/FOREIGN TRADE ADVISOR/INVESTMENT (Oil and Gas/Foreign Trade & Distribution) Multilingual and results-driven professional international entrepreneur with vast experience in a wide range of businesses and markets. Visionary leader, consistently successful in translating vision into strategy and through development of structures, processes and teams, executes plans to achieve business goals. Sets clear objectives and performance metrics and empowers others to produce results. Quick to recognise business opportunities, keeping a finger on the pulse of current and future trends. Takes decisions based on market and product analysis and strong business acumen. Energetic and motivational; leads by example, drives performance and directs multi-disciplined and multi-national teams to achieve success. Exceptional ability to rapidly adapt to changing environments and cultures, engaging with all stakeholders and building strong relationships based on openness and trust. Native Hungarian and Fluent in English, Russian, German and Arabic, willing to undertake a GM/VP of Sales role in a well established or start-up venture in the Middle East and Europe. AREAS OF EXPERTISE  Strategic Management – Visionary thinker who brings concepts to life and develops clear strategies and processes which transform ideas into realities. Accomplished business entrepreneur with skills to recognise rewards and risks and capitalise on market opportunities. Prepared and executed market entry strategy for a Hungarian business dealing with exporting animals to the Middle East. Effectively negotiated an export contract for 38 thousand sheep and bulks amounting to 50-70 million USD a year.  Business Development – Driven to consistently exceed targets, developing sales in new markets through diverse products and services. Utilises natural instinct and insight to identify and target sales opportunities, whilst building trusted key relationships. As A General Director of Eurohand Commercial and Investment Co successfully developed mutually advantageous foreign economic relations between Hungarian and regional Middle East companies, acting as middleman in business negotiations.  Leadership and Values – Selects and develops talent, motivating and inspiring others to follow his leadership through a naturally open, transparent and participative style. Empowers the team to succeed, supporting and encouraging their development, whilst facing issues head on and taking decisive action to manage performance. Motivates others to aspire to his own high personal standards of performance and business ethics. Driven by a desire to achieve results through honest, ethically sound and sustainable businesses. Provides thought leadership; an accomplished public speaker on an international stage.  Change Management – Adeptly achieves business turnarounds in a range of markets through managing culture change, gaining commitment to the new direction, forming result driven teams and setting clear goals and accountabilities. Leads by example, identifying and nurturing talent whilst demanding exemplary performance from the team and maintaining the highest ethical and performance standards. Whilst with Nabucco efficiently made a feasibility study of the project to deliver gas to Europe, which proved to be not viable and would lead MOL (a Hungarian partner in a project) to a loss of 3 billion Euro. As a result of analysis and negotiations with remaining partners, MOL left the project and prevented significant losses.  Operational Profitability in a Multinational and Multicultural Environment – Exemplary track record of achievement in business start-ups, turnarounds and growing organisations to the next level. Demonstrates strong cultural sensitivity, adapting to recognize other perspectives.


Independent Foreign Trade Advisor

Chez Independent Foreign Trade Advisor

De février 2012 à aujourd'hui
Various Companies * Providing consultancy to the companies willing to establish their operations in Hungary or expand their operations abroad Key Achievements * Efficiently managed international business development for various companies and secures financing of their operations through ...
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Head of Commerce

Chez Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH.

De novembre 2010 à janvier 2012
Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH., Vienna Nabucco-West is a proposed natural pipeline from the Turkish- Bulgarian border to Austria. The project is being developed by a consortium of six national oil companies. Hungary was represented by MOL, a leading oil and gas company. * Responsible ...
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Advisor to the Chairman

Chez Megatrend Ltd.

De avril 2004 à octobre 2010
Company Profile: Management security processes of enterprises of public and governmental bodies. Sales of IT software products (ERP and data security systems) * To manage the international businesses and the relationship to banks. * Assumed responsibility for company PR and foreign ...
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Deputy Managing Director

Chez State Holding Company

De août 2002 à avril 2004
* To collect the overdue national outstanding debts from companies by applying special financial methods. ; * Financial Advisor to the CEO. Key Achievement * With his team, efficiently collected debts from the countries including Russia, Nigeria, Libya, Ethiopia and Syria, which totalled ...
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Managing Director

Chez Green Network Ltd.

De janvier 2001 à août 2002
Company profile: Technical solutions provider in the field of recycling of building materials and civil engineering. * Full P&L and financial management of the company. Key Achievements * Fully reorganized the financial, accounting and operational system of the company to fit the ...
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General Director

Chez Eurohand Commercial and Investment Company Ltd.

De août 1998 à janvier 2001
Company profile: Business development of mutually advantageous foreign economic relations between Hungarian and regional Middle East companies, acting as middleman in business negotiations * Full P&L. Development of the foreign trade relationships, with special emphasize to the investigation of ...
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Finance Manager

Chez MOL

De avril 1997 à août 1998
Oil & Gas Company BV - A subsidiary of the daughter company of MOL Hungarian Oil & Gas Plc in the Netherlands. Company profile: MOL won an international tender in Syria in 1997. According to the contract with the Syrian Government, MOL acquired the rights to explore oil and gas for an initial ...
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Commercial Counsellor

Chez Embassy of Hungary

De avril 1996 à avril 1997
Member of the Corp Diplomats Commercial Section, * Promotion of the Hungarian-Syrian trade relationships, monitoring the commercial development of the country and to prepare reports on economic trends. Key Achievements * Identified market opportunities for Hungarian companies ...
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Business Development Director

Chez More Stephens Auditing and Consulting Company ltd

De janvier 1993 à avril 1996
More Stephens Auditing and Consulting Company ltd

General Manager, French Commercial Representation


De avril 1990 à décembre 1992

Finance Manager

Chez IDEX Main Contracting Company

De janvier 1988 à mars 1990

Analitycal Economist

Chez Hungarian National Bank

De août 1977 à décembre 1987


  • financial management
  • manage the international businesses
  • managed international business development
  • Petroleum
  • Profit and Loss Accounts
  • Strategic Management

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