Tungsram Executives

Tungsram is present on 100 global markets and exports 95% of its production. Its highly-productive supply chain is centered around its 5 factories in Hungary working to the highest quality standards with its 3700 employees and a network of 1600 suppliers and partners around the globe.

Tungsram Group invests into future-safe technologies and dynamically growing global markets, such as smart solutions, smart cities, indoor farming and healthcare, while still strengthening the lighting core of its business.

Joerg BauerOwner, President & CEOTungsram Group


Joerg Bauer

Owner, President & CEO
  • Former President of GE Hungary
  • Top Leaders to Follow 2020 by IndustryWired
  • Global Thought Leader at CBS
  • Person of the Year 2020 in Hungary
  • Global network acquired during 25 years of multinational experience as a leader

Gábor Boncz

Deputy CEO
  • In charge of the global operation and organization of Tungsram Group
  • 20 years of international experience at GE Capital and GE Healthcare in finance leading positions
  • Member of the prestigious Young Presidents Organization

István Tóth

Chief Financial Officer
  • CFO of the Year 2019 in Hungary
  • 13 years of experience at various subsidiaries of GE
  • Played a globally unique role in transforming Tungsram as an independent company from a GE business

Senior Leadership Team

Péter György

Solution Business Unit Leader
  • In charge of the project business of Tungsram that was set up with his leadership
  • Previously worked at GE, primarily in Information Technology and Process Excellence functions
  • Joint from Affidea as SVP, CIO & Digital Transformation
  • MBA in economics and quality management

István Magyar

Chief Operations Officer & Components and Services Business Unit Leader
  • In charge of the Supply Chain and the operation of the Components and Services business set up with this leadership as a part of the transformation at Tungsram
  • Held supply chaing leading positions at GE, like GM of Supply Chain at Industrial Solution, at GE Lighting EMEA and GE Current
  • MBA in international management

Márta Majtényi

Chief Information Officer
  • In charge of the Information Technology strategy, operation and continuous development as well as the IT commercial services
  • Internationally certified senior expert of IT methodologies as ITIL, COBIT, CGEIT, etc. and in GDPR compliance
  • 20 years’ experience in IT leadership (in Service Management, Governance, CISO and CIO roles)
  • Built global Governance Framework, Service Management Office in previous roles at Avis Budget and General Electric

Ferenc Pongrácz, Phd.

GM of Innovation
  • In charge of the innovative businesses of Tungsram, such as Agritech or Smart Solutions
  • International academic expert of smart cities
  • Former Vice President of IBM Hungary
  • Former Chairman of American Chamber of Commerce Hungary

Neil Primrose

Lighting Business Unit Leader
  • In charge of the sales and commercial operations of the General Lighting and Automotive business
  • Spent 2 years in the US and 6 years in Africa building business for the likes of Eaton Electrical.
  • His projects background includes The Olympics 2012/2014/2018 as well as FIFA World Cup, UEFA Cup and many Stadiums and Arenas around the world.

Katalin Ragályi

Chief Human Resources Officer
  • In charge of human resources for all Tungsram entities in Hungary and worldwide in terms of strategy and HR operations
  • Owns international education and work experience background
  • Former HR leader of Telenor Hungary and Global HR Business Partner at Affidea
  • Committed to lifelong learning and continuous self-development

Réka Martini

Chief Transformation Officer
  • In charge of transformational programs and building project management capabilities
  • More than 20 years professional career primarily in the service, bank and telecommunication sectors, she actively took part in innovative and digital transformation projects.
  • For 3 years responsible for Telenor’s client-centered, digital and operation effectiveness projects as a Transformation Leader.

Gergely Kovács

Chief Marketing Officer
  • In charge of the strategic marketing of all business units
  • Worked in marketing, sales, business development, regional and global sales management positions
  • Experience in FMCG, pharmaceutical, paint and salt industries at Procter & Gamble, Reckitt Benckiser, Danone and AkzoNobel and Orbicon

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