Our consultants

Sándor Söpkéz

Managing partner, founder

Phone number:  + 36 70 978 2807

E-mail: sandor.sopkez@easteuroco.hu

Among his ancestors you will find dr Francis Chorin senior, industrialist the Chairman and founder of the Assosciation of Hungarian Industrialists (GYOSZ). His grand grand father a proffessor of electrotechnics, served also as rector of Technical University of Budapest. His other grand grand father professor of pedagogy Dr. Ernő Fináczy was rector of Elte University, and head of pedagogy association.

Sándor graduated in 1989 as economist at the Corvinus University of Budapest.


He has served on the Board of  Amcham 1995-2000  and was member of Board of Joint Venture Association in 2000-2006.

Sándor has worked in the past 26 years in different sectors, including production, banking and finance, ICT, Energy, Trading, FMCG, Services.

Speakes English and Portuguese.

Erika Juhász

Partner, senior consultant

Phone number:  + 36 70 978 2800

E-mail: erika.juhasz@easteuroco.hu

Erika graduated as economist in 1989-ben at the Corvinus University of Budapest, specializing for foreign trade, marketing and consumer behaverial.

In 1998 she completed postgraduate education as economiest in organizational management at the Budapest University of Economics. In 2016 she graduated in bibliopactry therapy at the University of Pecs.


She joined one of the first international recruitment agency in 1989 and participated in the promotion and introduction of this new industry, the search and selection services in the market. She joined EastEuroCo in 1996-ban and is a partner since 2001. She has worked in banking, telecom, audit and tax, FMCG and in other fields.


She is guest lecturer at prestigious universities in Hungary, teaching courses in HR, Career Management and Communication.

Dr. Dénes Papp

Strategic consultant

Phone number: +36 70 390 0555

E-mail: denes.pappdr@easteuroco.hu

Dénes graduated with a degree in economics in 1978 at the Corvinus University of Budapest, where he further pursued his postgraduate studies during from 1981 and received a PhD as International Economic Expert. He also earned a DBA and PhD in 2005 at the Newport International University of the USA.

He started his career in 1978 at Transelektro, where he worked until 1993 as project manager, then chief of department, leading and accomplishing major projects in the energy industry in different countries (Uruguay, Malaysia, Turkey, Pakistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Algeria) He worked in Moscow from 1985 to 1989 as Transelektro representative.


In 1993, he joined Bericap, a German family-owned group which became one of the largest producer of plastic closure company, operating 23 factories worldwide. Dénes established and developed the Eastern European and the Russian market for Bericap Group, including the construction of new factories in Hungary, Romania, Russia and Serbia.


He served as General Manager of Bericap in CEE, in Hungary (1993-2014), in Romania (2008- 2014) in Serbia (2007-2014) and was member of the Bericap Board (2008-2014). He was GM of Bekomold Hungary (2009-2014), an affiliate company that produces special injection moulds. Dénes speaks English, Russian and Spanish.