Dávid Tibor president, graduated as an economist from the College of Modern Business Studies in Tatabánya in 1999. In addition to his bachelor’s degree, he got an intermediate banking consulting qualifications. He speaks fluent German and English. He is a devotee of lifelong learning and personal commitment to success through hard work.
In 2007 he won the title of „The promise of the future” in the election of „The Entrepreneur of the Year” award program organized by Ernst&Young. In 2008 he was among the world’s three most creative young entrepreneur elected by Junior Chamber International in New-Delhi. In 2009 he received the award „Young Manager of the Year 2009” from the Managers National Association.
He has three children and his hobby is sports. He is keen to try such performance sports as triathlon or marathon running. He loves football and he is known in the amateur sports life of Fejér County with Masterplast football teams. Since 2015, he has been the President of the National Mini-Football Association.
Balázs Ács vice president, graduated from Széchenyi István Collage in Győr as a civil engineer in 1999. With Dávid Tibor they founded their mutual company Masterplast Plc as an Ltd in 1997.
He is married, he is the father of 3 children. He does sports in his free time, one of his favourite is ice hockey. Balázs likes travelling and he is interested in old timer cars. He lives in Székesfehérvár with his family.
Margaret Elizabeth Dezse
Margaret is a former Partner of Ernst & Young (EY). She has spent a total of 35 years with the Big 4. Within that period, Margaret was a Partner for 20 years in the areas of Transactions Advisory and Corporate Finance, initially with PwC and the final 10 years with EY.
As a Chartered Accountant born in Canada to Hungarian parents, Margaret started as an auditor in Canada. On coming to Hungary in 1989, her career quickly evolved from audit into the area of privatization and Corporate Finance. Throughout these 30 years she has advised on hundreds of transactions and assisted various types of clients in a variety of industries on strategic and investment decision making. In addition to leading the Corporate Finance and Transactions Advisory Teams in Hungary, she has held five different regional leadership roles in the CEE region, including one year of flying back and forth every week to Kiev when starting a Corporate Finance department in Ukraine. Margaret is presently serving as a member of the Supervisory Board of United Way Hungary (a not-for-profit foundation) as well as of Impact Ventures, a social impact oriented venture capital fund. She has recently joined as a member of the Board of Directors of Kometa, and very much looks forward to serving on Board of Directors of Masterplast.
On the personal level, Margaret is happily married and has a 14 year old daughter. She enjoys music and concerts, reading, and various sports however her biggest passion is to dance.
Dirk Theuns started his career as a sales and marketing manager at Atab, a leading roofing and waterproofing manufacturer in the Benelux countries. During the first decade of his career, he mainly focused on commercial and business development of Atab’s home markets, and strongly developed the export business in Scandinavia, South-East Asia, central and eastern European countries.
From 2002, he became the European business development manager of IKO. He is the CEO of several IKO companies in Belgium, the Netherlands, and France. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Antwerp. He is the President of the ‘Economic Plan 2020’ project, supported by the Flemish Government, which aims to develop and support subsidiaries of Flemish multinationals and international group companies. He lives in Belgium with his family.
Born in 1958. In 1982 he earned a degree in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Budapest. From 1982 he works for Medicor as a software development engineer, from 1983 he is a development engineer at Műszertechnika, – the largest private computer firm in Hungary – followed by a department lead position in hardware and software development at the same. Between 1988 and 1990 he is the resident director of Műszertechnika’s US affiliate. As uncommon as it was inside the former Soviet bloc this affiliate was responsible for the US merchandising of hardware and software products developed in Hungary and contract manufactured in Taiwan, ironically then subject to COCOM regulations. He continues to remain a shareholder (and supervisory board member) of Műszertechnika to this day.
Between 1991 and 1994 he earned an English MBA and completed an executive training program at Harvard University in 1996. From December 1991, that is from the beginning of privatization, he is a shareholder and executive leader of VIDEOTON Holding plc and a member of the Board. Starting from 1996, in a capacity of a chief executive role shared with Mr. Peter Lakatos he is in charge of the day-to-day and strategic management and leadership of Videoton. In this role his primary focus is managerial finance, investment and treasury decisions, asset management and investments including operational control of VIDEOTON subsidiaries. Under their joint leadership VIDEOTON has, in the last two decades, continuously enjoyed the position of the single largest and locally owned manufacturing company in Hungary. Since the 2008 credit crunch VIDEOTON has achieved outstanding growth with revenues having been doubled since and in terms of added value it is continously ranked amongst the top three EU-based contract manufacturers.
Occasionally he enjoys engaging himself for the community and in social duties and is an active sportsman and finds pleasure in playing squash and cycling. His hobbies include reading and contemporary, turn-of-the-century Hungarian painting. He is a patriot of his hometown Székesfehérvár, his charitable work and donations are extensive and he has been a long-standing supporter of Friar Csaba Böjte’s foundation for 15 years. He has three sons two of whom work at VIDEOTON.