Patron Members

4iG

4iG is a listed company focusing on IT system integration, providing services to medium and large enterprises. The corporate group involves three subsidiaries, most of them were founded 28 years ago. The consolidated income of 4iG is EUR 50,6 M (2016) and the group employs appr. 390 people in Hungary, mainly IT engineers. Excellent services, complex solutions and high quality engineers make 4iG one of the outstanding players in the Hungarian IT market.
Main activities: application development, system integration, IT and network operation, IT security solutions, data warehousing, business intelligence and planning solutions, document management, mandatory reporting solutions (for the banking sector), innovative, cutting-edge solutions (e.g. mobile device management, 3D precision survey and visualization) and reselling the products of top IT manufacturers. 4iG and its employees received certificates from major IT manufacturers and vendors.

ABB

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees. www.abb.com . Its Hungarian subsidiary, ABB Kft. was founded in 1991 and has been one of the leading providers of the Hungarian utilities- and energy sector. 

ARCONIC-KÖFÉM

Arconic creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power.

Arconic is a premier value-add company, providing high performance multi-material products and solutions for aerospace, automotive, ground transportation and the building and construction markets. In Hungary, Arconic operates three sites with 2,200 employees producing flat rolled products, aluminum wheels, industrial gas turbine components in Székesfehérvár, fastening systems in Nemesvámos, and synchronizers and clutch bodies in Eger. Arconic also operates its Global Shared Service Center in Székesfehérvár. Arconic has invested $10.3 million in community initiatives since 1993 in Hungary.

BlackRock Hungary

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. BlackRock's AUM is $5.9 trillion.
BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a board base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. As of September 30, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in 30 countries in more than 75 offices and major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa.

BRIDGESTONE

Bridgestone Tatabánya Manufacturing Ltd. has been operating in Hungary since 2006, and today is one of largest tyre plants in the country. Since its foundation, the number of its employees has more than tripled. Production began in 2008 with 361 employees. Today close to 1.200 people are engaged in the production of Bridgestone’s world-famous brands. The company manufactures ultra-high performance car and SUV tyres in over 230 sizes for vehicles mainly in the premium category. The range of products manufactured at the 144.000 sqm Tatabánya plant includes the DriveGuard, Turanza and Potenza from the Bridgestone brand and the Roadhawk, Winterhawk and Destination from the Firestone brand. They have approximately 750 suppliers, mostly Hungarian SMEs, from which the company has procured goods and services in the value of 4.6 billion Forints last year. In 2017, the company’s annual sales exceeded 53 billion HUF, 99% of which derived from exports.

Bridgestone Tatabánya Manufacturing Ltd. is part of Bridgestone Europe, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company. Bridgestone Europe operates in more than 60 countries and has over 18.200 employees. Across the region it has 14 tyre and tyre related plants, a major R&D centre and a proving ground.

BT Regional Operations Centre

BT established its headquarter for Central and Eastern Europe in 1999 in Budapest. In 2007 BT opened its European Shared Service Centre in Hungary (BT ROC Ltd.) with two offices, in Budapest and Debrecen. The Centre provides a wide range of customer and business support services across 20 different departments to more than 3000 global customers, including some of the world's leading multinational companies. The Centre's service portfolio covers for example service assurance, service delivery, HR services as well as various financial, commercial and business support services. BTROC's mission is to contribute to the company's global business transformation strategy through consolidating, standardizing and optimising business processes, improve performance and productivity in order to provide a better service to customers.
In May 2016 the number of BT employees in Hungary has reached 2000 and due to the continuous expansion of existing functions and implementation of new activities, further growth is expected in the coming year.
One of the newest functions is the recently established Technical Design Centre of Excellence which is a real specialty in the Hungarian SSC market.
In recognition of the company's employee- and family friendly initiatives, BT ROC has been awarded in 2012, 2014 and 2016 as a Family Friendly Workplace. The company also received the 'Service Excellence Award' from HOA (Hungarian OuTsourcing Association) and HIPA (Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency) in October 2015. Naming BT ROC as 'The best SSC in Hungary' is not just a slogan, in early 2016 on the CEE Shared Services and Outsourcing Awards Gala, the Budapest based entity was selected for the 'Best Shared Services Firm of the Year - in CEE'

Budapest Marriott Hotel

Budapest Marriott Hotel is located within walking distance of Budapest attractions, shopping and business areas on the Danube bank. All the guest rooms are overlooking the river, and the Executive Lounge on the 9th floor just offers an amazing 180 degree view and a roof terrace. Well designed function rooms on 1700 sqm, extended exhibition area and a Ballroom with the magnificent Buda Castle view provide excellent meeting facilities. Unwind with a cocktail in our contemporary AQVA Lounge Bar before dining at the stylish peppers! Mediterranean Grill restaurant where you will find a mix of artfully prepared Hungarian-Mediterranean flavor. World Class fitness center in-house on 500 sqm offers personalized retreat and a relaxing atmosphere. Millenium Court Marriott Executive Apartments downtown is the ideal choice for long business stays or travelling with family. Marriott guests can worldwide earn Marriott Rewards points at more than 3700 locations and redeem them for enjoying from free hotel stays or luxury cruises worldwide to golf, spa and other tempting ways.

Cargill Hungary

Cargill collaborates with farmers, food makers and industrial customers to bring fresh ideas to the table and nourish people around the world. With 142,000 people in 65 countries, we are leveraging our depth of knowledge to help our customers succeed and communities thrive.

Cargill has been active in Hungary since 1995 when we acquired a minority stake in Agrograin, a leading Hungarian grain, oilseeds, and protein trading company. Soon after, our animal nutrition business started operations in Hungary and is now a leading provider of animal feed and customised animal productivity solutions.

Today our activities in Hungary include:

- grain, oilseed and protein trading and logistics (formerly Agrograin)
- animal feed formulation, production and distribution
- sales of starch and starch derivatives for food and industrial applications
- sales of texturizers and emulsifiers for food applications

Citi Hungary

With an over 30-year history in the country, Citi Hungary provides a wide range of world-class products and services to consumers, large local corporations, SMEs, multinational clients, financial institutions and the public sector. In our Citi Service Center Budapest, established in 2005, currently over 1,600 employees provide services in various areas of Technology, Operations, Finance, and Risk & Control for Citi-entities.

Continental Automotive Hungary 

Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2014, the corporation generated sales of approximately EUR34.5 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tires, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs more than 208,000 people in 53 countries.

Continental in Hungary
Continental as one of the world's leading automotive suppliers is present in Hungary with six factories and a tyre trading center, employs incl. the hired labor force approx. seven thousand people.

DXC Technology

DXC Technology is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, helping clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change. Created by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, we are a $25 billion company that serves nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients across 70 countries. Our technology independence, global talent and extensive partner alliance combine to deliver powerful next-generation IT services and solutions. We are recognized among the best corporate citizens globally.
Our world-class talent is our driver of change, working alongside clients to help them transform for the future, without breaking what works. Our talent is augmented by an alliance of leading technology companies.

ExxonMobil Business Support Center Hungary

The ExxonMobil Business Support Center Hungary was established in 2004 and has expanded rapidly to become one of the biggest support centers in Budapest. We are employing more than 1500 professionals, working in one of our functions: Controllers, IT, Fuels and Lubes Customer Service, Upstream Commercial, Refining & Supply and Tax. The centre provides a wide range of services to ExxonMobil businesses regionally in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, while some services are provided across the globe. Through the years our office has been continuously expanding, with incoming new functions and activities, and in 2018 we are continuing the trend with additional Controllers, Upstream and IT positions.

With over 50 nationalities present in our office, we enjoy an open, inclusive and supportive work environment and we are aiming to provide an exciting, long term career to all our employees. We’ve been recognized for the second consecutive year by the Jól-lét Foundation for having an inclusive environment for working and returning parents.

ExxonMobil is the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas company. Today ExxonMobil operates in more than 100 countries, on 6 continents, with about 70.000 employees, and is best known by the brand names: ExxonMobil, Esso and Mobil.

EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

Flextronics International

Flextronics, headquatered in Singapore is the world's leading Electronics Manufacturing Service  Provider. In Hungary the company provides over 10.000 workplaces through its 2 industrial parks: Western Hungary Industrial Park ( Sárvár and Zalaegerszeg) and Eastern Hungary Industrial Park (Nyíregyháza) and its regional manufacturing center in Tab. The company ranks among the largest employers in the country  and has also built up significant industrial operations and export earning potential for Hungary. Through its commitment to the community the company plays an important role in the life of regions where it operates.

FORD Közép-és Kelet-Európai Értékesítő Kft.

Ford Magyarország, one of the 22 Ford subsidiaries operating in Europe has been representing Ford Motor Company in Hungary since 1992. In addition to Hungary, 25 other markets are supervised from the Szentendre HQ.

As market leader with a dealer network of 34 sales point at present, Ford Magyarország is working in its showrooms of European standard on turning the selection and delivery of new vehicles into a true experience for customers. While offering reliable constructions of financing of vehicle purchases and fleet management, providing comprehensive servicing for the vehicles sold. Ford CEE and its dealers have a total of nearly 1000 employees.

GDF SUEZ Energia Holding Hungary

GDF SUEZ has been present in Hungary since 1993. Our total investments exceed 1 billion euros, which directed over 95% to the energy sector and the rest to waterworks and wastewater management. By 2011 GDF SUEZ has become the largest energy company in Europe and also the World s number one independent electricity generator by over 113 GW installed capacity. (Out of it 15 GW based on renewable energy sources). GDF SUEZ is the largest gas buyer in Europe and has the largest gas storage capacity. Our gas supply portfolio exceeds 110 billion m3, and we have 18 unique LNG tanker. We have 218.000 employees in 55 countries, out of which 1600 Hungarian people find good and secure job in Hungary. We supply gas over 700.000 households in southern and western part in Hungary. On July 12 we handed over a 200 million euro value state-of-art new block at the Dunamenti Power Plant. By these investments the total installed capacity of Dunamenti has increased to 1932 MW, which is just slightly below the 200 MW capacities of Paks.

GE Hungary

GE (NYSE: GE) is Imagination at Work - a diversified technology, media and financial services company focused on solving some of the world's toughest problems. With products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing and security technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and advanced materials, GE serves customers in more than 100 countries and employs more than 300,000 people worldwide. 

Since 1989 GE has been one of the most significant multinationals successfully operating and growing in Hungary. The key to this success is GE's culture of partnership with associates, with local communities, with the business & scientific community and with governments. GE employs 13,000 people in Hungary and all core businesses are active here.

Google Information Technology Services Ltd. (Hungary)

Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Google's innovation in web search and advertising have made its website a top internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world. For more information, visit www.google.com/about.html.

Guardian Hungary

Guardian Oroshaza is a subsidiary of Guardian Industries Corp., owned by its European headquarters. Guardian Orosháza manufactures extra clear flat glass in thicknesses ranging from 1.6 mm to 10 mm, for use in various fields including automotive, building and construction and heat insulating applications. Guardian Orosháza also produces coated glass (low-emission, so called Climaguard glasses) and special anti-reflective glass (Clarity). A new production line which will produce laminated glass will start in the middle of 2018.

Honeywell

Honeywell is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. Based on Morris Township; N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago stock exchanges.

IBM Hungary

IBM Hungary has been operating uninterruptedly since its foundation in 1936. It offers the full range of IBM products and services, and has an extensive partner-network, covering all regions and industries of the country. Since 1999 IBM Storage Enterprise Servers have been manufactured on the premises of Zollner Elektronik Kft. in Vác for IBM Data Storage Systems Kft, which is one of the biggest exporters of the country.

Invitech Solutions

ABOUT Invitech
Invitech is a leading IT, Cloud and Telecommunications service provider to 6,000 large and midsize enterprises in Hungary. A B2B specialist, Invitech has a country-wide optical fiber network and operates multiple data centers. The firm specializes in converged network and managed IT solutions.

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson&Johnson, with 56 billions in sales and 120 000 employees worldwide in 2009, is the world's largest and most comprehensive and broadly - based manufacturer of health care products as well as a provider of related services, serving the consumer, pharmaceutical and medical device market. Products range from skin and hair care to sanitary protection, wound and oral care, surgical products for medical professionals, wound management and diagnostic products, contact lenses, OTC and prescription pharmaceutical products, etc. The Consumer, pharmaceutical (Janssen-Cilag), Medical Devices and Vision Care divisions are all represented in Hungary, organized in two legal entities.

LeasePlan Hungária

Our core business involves managing the entire vehicle life-cycle for our clinets, taking care of everything from purchasing, insurance and maintenance to car re-marketing. With over 50 years' experience, we are a trusted partner for our corporate, SME, private and mobility service clients. Our mission is to provide what's next in mobility via an "Any car, Anytime, Anywhere" service - so you can focus on what's next for you.

Magyar Telekom

Magyar Telekom is the principal provider of telecom services in Hungary. Magyar Telekom provides a broad range of services including traditional fixed line and mobile telephony, data transmission, value-added, IT and system integration services. Magyar Telekom owns the majority of the shares of Makedonski Telekom, the leading mobile operator in Macedonia. Magyar Telekom has a majority stake in Crnogorski Telekom. This Group provides fixed, mobile and Internet services in Montenegro. Key shareholders of Magyar Telekom as of December 31, 2008 include MagyarCom Holding GmbH (59.21%), owned by Deutsche Telekom AG. The remaining 40.79% is publicly traded.

MELÓ-DIÁK

MELÓ-DIÁK was founded in 1983, with the goal of supporting university and college students - until now 500 000+ - get regular and organized job opportunities country-wide and it is important that students receive labor market, work related experiences and knowledge during their studies.
MELÓ-DIÁK with its 35 years of professional experience as market leader laid an emphasis on developing students' soft skills that employers will value and will support them to easily integrate to the labor market.

MetLife Biztosító Zrt.

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidaries and affiliates ("MetLife"), is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world. Founded in 1868, MetLife is a global provider of life insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management. Serving approximately 100 million customers, MetLife has operations in nearly 50 countries and hold leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.

Microsoft Hungary

Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software for personal computers. The company offers a wide range of products and services for business and personal use, each designed with the mission of making it easier and more enjoyable for people to take advantage of the full power of personal computing everyday.

Every successful corporation has a responsibility to use its resources and influence to make a positive impact on the world and its people. Microsoft’s Global Citizenship Initiative is focused on mobilizing our resources across the company and around the world, to create opportunities in the communities where we do business, and to fulfill our commitment to serving the public good through innovative technologies and partnerships.

Microsoft Community Affairs provides training and tools that create the social and economic opportunities that can transform communities and help people realize their potential. Through our programs and our partnerships, Microsoft supports numerous projects and organizations around the world working to expand opportunities, and help improve digital inclusion, through technology access and training. Microsoft’s Legal and Corporate Affairs Group works on the cutting edge of business and regulatory issues around the world. Our diverse and multi-disciplinary team of legal, business and corporate affairs professionals operates from 57 locations in 40 countries worldwide.

Ensuring a high level of satisfaction among our customers and partners is a core component of business at Microsoft. Customer and Partner Experience (CPE) is a company-wide strategy to increase customer satisfaction and improve experiences with our products, programs, and services. Through annual surveys and product feedback efforts like the Customer Experience Improvement Program, we continue to listen and respond to our customers and partners and are committed to improving their experiences with us.

As a company, and as individuals, we value integrity, honesty, openness, personal excellence, constructive self-criticism, continual self-improvement, and mutual respect. We are committed to our customers and partners and have a passion for technology. We take on big challenges, and pride ourselves on seeing them through. We hold ourselves accountable to our customers, shareholders, partners, and employees by honoring our commitments, providing results, and striving for the highest quality.

MOL Nyrt.

The MOL Group is one of the leading fully integrated oil and gas enterprises in Central and Eastern Europe and the largest company in Hungary by net sales revenues. The core activities of the Group include:

-oil and natural gas exploration and production

-refining, transportation and storage of crude oil, and the transportation, storage and wholesale and retail marketing of crude oil products

-importation, transportation, storage and wholesale trading of natural gas and other gas products.

Morgan Stanley Hungary Analytics

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.

MVM Hungarian Electricity Ltd.

MVM Hungarian Electricity Ltd. and the whole company group controlled by it – called MVM Group – is one of the most important players of the Hungarian energy industry that is strategically a highly significant part of the Hungarian economy.

The MVM Group can be considered as an essential player in the energy sector and one of the most important energy company groups in Hungary. MVM Group has grown into the largest nationally-owned company group in Hungary, and based on its sales revenue (i.e. HUF 1.200 billion, equals approx. USD 4 billion) it has become the 4th largest company in Hungary and the 20th in Central and Eastern Europe.

The MVM Group with its capital strength is a successful energy company group, which is also a progressive player in the CEE region, what is more in Europe and in the Middle East as well. Through its stable operation it has been using its best efforts for years to continuously provide electricity and natural gas at the most favourable prices possible, thereby guaranteeing energy security and affordable energy prices to Hungary and the region.

The company group’s activities with the areas of electricity generation, transmission, system operation, electricity and gas trade cover almost the complete Hungarian energy sector. MVM is ready to export its knowledge, expertise and innovative vision about energy, especially its nuclear best practice, to companies all around the world. In addition to this the company portfolio offers services apart from the energy industry. There are professional companies within MVM Group – dealing with IT, telecommunications, financing and security – that are able to provide marketable services for international companies as well.

Oracle Hungary

Software distribution (database products, applications, development tools, data warehousing, internet products).

PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers is the largest professional services firm in Hungary. The great majority of its staff are Hungarians who work together with expatriate colleagues. This combination of local knowledge and international experience is an assurance for the clients that they can expect quality services. The services are as follows: Audit & Assurance, Forensic Services, Environmental Management Consulting, EU Services, Financial Advisory, German Desk, Human Resources

IFRS, Performance Improvement, Real Estate Consulting and Valuation, Taxation Advisory, Transactions, Transfer Pricing.

Randstad Hungary

Randstad is a global leader in the HR services industry. By combining our passion for people with the power of today's intelligent machines, we support people and organizations in realizing their true potential Randstad Hungary is the Hungarian office of the operation, the leading recruitment company on the market.

Siemens 

Siemens first appeared in Hungary in 1887, to build the first tram line in Budapest.

Siemens Zrt. is the lead company of the Hungarian Siemens Group. Its profile comprises marketing and sales of Siemens products, systems, solutions and services in the areas of power and environment management, health care, automation and control, transport, infrastructure systems, and IT solutions.

The Siemens Group employed in fiscal 2009 a total workforce of 2026 and registered a combined sales volume of HUF 86 billion.

TATA Consultancy Services Ltd.

The Hungary branch of TCS Ltd. was established in 2001 as a Global Software Delivery Centre for delivering IT and Infrastructure services, BPO offerings and Market research services. The delivery center is working as an extended arm to European and UK based customers and global customers having European Operations. The key aspect is the multilingual support provided from this GDC – 33 languages are supported. Hungary GDC operates from two offices in Budapest, in Science Park and in Office Garden. Currently employs more than 1800 associates.

Telenor Hungary

Telenor is a leading mobile communications company. Part of the Telenor Group, Telenor Magyarország Zrt. was established in Hungary in 1994 and today is pioneering mobile broadband and technology in order to provide efficient, affordable and easy-to-use mobile voice and data solutions to individual consumers and the business community.

Tungsram Group

2018 April Tungsram returned to the market as an innovative global brand, headquartered in Hungary. "Innovation is our heritage" - is the core belief of the new management of Tungsram Group, continuing and reinvigorating a 120 year old proud tradition of Hungarian creativity and innovation.

Vascular Venture

Vascular Venture Ltd. is a trading company distributing disposable medical devices and equipment to Hungariyn health institutes (state funded and private).

Representing the leading international manufacturers, the company's portfolio provides the most innovated and clinically proven solutions for the field of minimal invasive therapy.

Main suppliers: Boston Scientific International (Interventional Cardiology including Watchman, Renal Ablation; and Paripheral Interventions), Stryker (Neurovascular Interventions), TriVascular (EVAR Stent Graft System), Tyrton Medical (Interventional Cardiology: Bifurcation Stent), AngioDynamics (IC and IR Fluid Management, Oncology), Bentley InnoMed (Coronary Stent Graft System), QualiMed (IC Aspiration Catheter).

Vodafone

Vodafone is one of the world's largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 55 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 31 December 2014, Vodafone had 444 million mobile customers and 11.8 million fixed broadband customers. For more information, please visit: www.vodafone.com.

Wilkinson Európai Közösségi Jogászi Iroda / Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Squire Patton Boggs is a full-service global law firm. We provide insight at the point where law, business and government meet, giving clients a voice, supporting their ambitions and achieving successful outcomes. Our multidisciplinary team of over 1,500 lawyers in 47 offices across 20 countries provides unrivaled access to expertise and invaluable connections on the ground. It is a seamless service that operates on any scale – locally or globally. It encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

Our Budapest Office, Wilkinson Európai Közösségi Jogászi Iroda / Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP opened in 1991. It is one of the leading legal teams in Hungary, with multilingual staff and Western-trained lawyers who advise on complex transactions and disputes in Hungary and across the CEE, and work very closely with our offices worldwide on cross-border transactions - from the US to Japan and Europe to Australia. Respected publications including The Legal 500 Europe and Chambers Global recognize our office for its work in capital markets, corporate and commercial law, dispute resolution, M&A and real estate.

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