MEME welcomes its new vice-presidents !

During its General Assembly held in June the Association of Hungarian Television Broadcasters (MEME) chose Bartosz Witak (Vice President of VIMN, General Manager for CEE and Israel) and Miklós Vaszily (appointed CEO of MTVA) for its two new Vice Presidents. Their mandate is for two years.

• Bartosz Witak serves as Vice President of the Viacom-channels, namely Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), and as General Manager for CEE and Israel. He started his career as financial advisor in investment banking at a well-known Polish company (Pekao Access). He has spent more than ten years working for Viacom. Initially, back in Poland he worked for MTV Networks Polska, and played a key role in the merge of the broadcasting company with Viva Polska (the Polish subsidiary of Viva GmbH). As an executive officer he actively participated in the overhaul of MTV Ukraine. He has been leading the regional operations of Viacom since 2011. In addition to Israel, he is responsible for 14 countries in the region, namely Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Macedonia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Kosovo and Albania.

• Miklós Vaszily graduated in 1996 from the Department of Finance of the Management School of Budapest University of Economics, and one year later, in 1997 from the Faculty of Law of ELTE. After graduation he started working as a stock market analyst, and in 2001 he joined as co-owner and became CEO of Net Média Zrt., the company operating the economic news portal portfolio.hu. In 2005 he became the Chief Executive Officer of Index.hu Zrt., as well as Head of Operations of its owner, the CEMP media group. From 2010 to 2014 he worked as CEO of Origo Zrt. owned by the Hungarian Telekom Group. He joined MTVA in 2015, first as Deputy Operations Manager, then as Acting CEO, and since 2016 as its appointed CEO.