AutoWallis Plc. („Company”) hereby informs the respected investors that on the 30th of April 2020 Gábor Dévai was elected as a new member of Board of Directors.
He has been the head of Wallis’s car rental company, the representative of the Sixt brand in Hungary from 2003 and the he has been the president of the supervisory board of the Association of Hungarian Car Rental Companies from November 2019. Between 2007 and 2013, he was general manager of Wallis Autóparkkezelő Kft., which was responsible for the fleet management of nearly 2,000 cars under the legal umbrella of the Sixt leasing franchise.
Gábor Dévai received his MBA in economics at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, as well as at the Jean Moulin Lyon III University, and he also holds a teacher’s degree in French as a second language. He started his career in tourism industry in Switzerland and Luxembourg, then went on to work as corporate sales manager at the central sales department of Accor Pannonia Hotels between 2000 and 2002. From 2002 until 2003, he was regional sales manager at the commercial directorate of Hungarocamion. In 2003, he worked for General Electric European Operations Services as operations manager.
Within the Wallis group, Gábor Dévai received the Manager of the Year award in 2018
In 2019, he received a coaching leader certificate in the Neosys Coach training program
Under his management, SIXT rent a car Hungary has been awarded and acknowledged on several occasions:
High-Quality Service Certification 2014-2015, 2016-2017, 2018-2019
Business Excellence Award 2012, 2014, 2017, 2018
Limousine Service Marketing Award 2016
Superbrands Award 2008, 2009, 2011
Board of Directors in competence of the Generel Meeting has amended the Company’s Statutes and expanded the number of the Board of Directors of the Company from the current 5 to 6 members. The expansion is justified by the appropriate level of performance of the Company's increased management tasks.
At the time of his appointment, Gábor Dévai held 60,648 AutoWallis C ordinary shares.
Budapest, 30 April 2020