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Peter Forgacs

Peter Forgacs


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Peter Forgacs

Peter Forgacs


Peter Forgacs has in-depth experience in executive search, gained over two decades of leadership in the industry across Europe.

He is a member of the Global Consumer & Retail, Healthcare & Life Sciences, and Human Resources Practices, equally adept in manufacturing, financial and professional services. His advocacy has also made Peter a recognised leader in Hungary’s business community.

Professional Focus

  • Over 20 years’ experience in executive search
  • Member of the Global Consumer & Retail, Healthcare & Life Sciences, and Human Resources Practices, with additional expertise in manufacturing, financial services and professional services
  • Well-respected throughout Europe for excellence in client relationships, promoting positive business development, completion of high-level assignments
  • Fluent in Hungarian, English and French

Business Expertise

  • Experience with another top-10 firm: under his stewardship, Budapest office recognised as Best European Office of the Year; individually recognised for Excellence in Client Satisfaction
  • Co-founded a successful executive search firm focused on high-bracket assignments
  • Began career in international trade with Metalimpex, Budapest; sold London Metal Exchange-listed copper derivatives on the world market, primarily to the US

Practice Membership

Global Industry Practices

  • Consumer & Retail
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Industrial

Global Cross-Sector Practices

  • Human Resources

Additional Expertise

  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services

Education & Certifications

  • MBA, Budapest College of International Trade
  • MA, English and French ELTE University (Budapest)
  • GCE, French High School, Istanbul
  • Earned top honours from all three institutions

Affiliations & Awards

  • Former Head of Press and Publications Department, Hungarian Chamber of Commerce: produced Hungary’s first business directory, along with other titles designed to create relationships with the international investor community
  • Former Head of Chairman’s Office, Hungarian Chamber of Commerce: facilitated cooperation between state ministries and the largest Hungarian companies, worked for productive legislation and regulatory frameworks

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