August 1, 2010
New Managing Director at the helm of Imperial Tobacco Hungary
Mr. Lorant Dezso joined Imperial Tobacco Hungary Ltd. as its new Managing Director on August 1, 2010. The company’s cigarette brands well-known on the domestic market include Davidoff, West, Golden Gate, Symphonia and Moon, while its products such as Golden Gate and Symphonia belong to the most popular brands of local fine-cut smoking tobacco intended for make-your-on and roll-your-on cigarettes.
The new Managing Director previously worked as market manager for Imperial Tobacco Bulgaria Ltd. Having graduated from Essen University he worked for Coca Cola Germany for a while and joined Reemtsma international tobacco company (a predecessor to Imperial Tobacco Group) in 1998. He has been working in the Central-Eastern European region for many years.
Mr. Dezso speaks English, German, Romanian and Serbian fluently and is accompanied by his wife and daughter.
Imperial Tobacco is a leading international tobacco company, with products sold in over 160 countries worldwide. The Group has around 38,000 employees and operates 51 manufacturing sites across the globe. Its Hungarian subsidiary, Imperial Tobacco Hungary Ltd. is firmly established as third-largest player in the domestic markets of Factory Made Cigarettes (FMC) while it is market leader in Hungary in the category of the increasingly popular Other Tobacco Products (OTP).
Istvan Komoroczki (Corporate Affairs Manager at ITH)
Telephone: + 36 1 41 28 213