Who is Who in Central & East Europe 1933

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Stephan Count Bethlen von Bethlen, Budapest ->
He organized the Hungarian National Bank and assured the stabilization of the Hungarian exchange.

Peter Cech, Prague ->
He was a counselor on insurance matters for Minister Dr. Rasin during the creation of the Czechoslovakian currency.

Ladislas Ecséry de Nagyecser, Budapest, ->
After finishing his studies in Hungary, he went to practice in the great West European capitals, also to perfect himself in the German, English and French language. He went to Hamburg, Berlin, London, Paris and Vienna, (where he worked for many years with leading banking and financial firms as a clerk).

János Friedrich, Budapest ->
wrote a comprehensive work in the Hungarian language on the effect of the devaluation of money, on matters of credit.

Felix Goller, Prague ->
entered the service of Zivnostenská banka at Prague 1892, which he left for the Zemská banka at Prague where he has worked up to this date. He had large opportunities to use his wide experiences to the advantage of the Zemská banka, in the period after the World War to the advantage of the Czechoslovakian State. He took an active part in the building up and consolidation of financial matters. In 1921 he went on behalf of the Zemská banka to the U.S.A., where he opened up relations with financial circles with whom Zemská banka has had active relations ever since. He represented Czechoslovakia at the Conference held 1926 by the Economic Section of the Society of Nations to discuss questions concerning the international laws with regard to bills of exchange. In Warsaw he protected the interests of the Czechoslovakian holders of Polish State Bonds and the Credit Section of the Czechoslovakian Ministry of Finances frequently benefits by his experiences and knowledge. He is Deputy Chairman of the Czechoslovakian Clearing Institute in Prague for mutual adjustment of claims and debts between the Republic of Austria and the Czechoslovakia and is Chairman of the Committee for Protection of Yugoslavian and Rumanian State Bonds. He is a protector of arts and is active in many social and humanitarian societies

Francis Helbing, Budapest ->
is the designer of the Hungarian banknotes.

Václav Hlavácek, Prague ->
is a clerk with the Central Institute of the Bohemian Savings Banks.

Albert Kann, Vienna, IV. ->
Advocated the rights of the real estate owners against marxistic tendencies (1919-1928), and the necessity of a settlement between the State and its prewar creditors.

Grigoire Junian, Bucharest
participated in several conferences on the currency stabilization, the rights of women, on political liberty, etc.

Edler von Krassien Maxime Krassny, Vienna ->
In 1902 he formed the Austrian Syndicate by the fusion of all Austrian banks for financial government transactions (formerly a monopoly of the Rothschild family) and on account of this transaction was ennobled by Emperor Francis Joseph.

Joakim Puhk, Tallinn
is the author of the idea of commercial regulation with Soviet-Russia in 1926 and of organizing the Baltic commercial conferences.

Mieczyslas de Rutkowski, London ->
was sent by the Russian Government to Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentine, Chile, Peru and Bolivia, to study by what means could be extended the commercial relations between those countries and Russia. He was a Financial Agent of Russia in U.S.A. (1894), and was transferred in the same capacity to Great Britain, (1903). After the Versailles Treaty he was appointed the Financial Adviser to the Polish Government in London.

Ladislas Sikorski (de Kopaszyna), Warsaw ->
reestablished order in Poland. The government, presided over by him, took the initiative for the administrative reform of the State and the national currency was stabilized.

Max Zavesky, Prague ->
On January 1, 1902 he entered services of Zemská banka and later on became Head-Manager. He is one of the best experts on communal and hypothecary credit and on cooperative buildings. After the foundation of the new Czechoslovakian State he was invited by the late first Czechoslovakian Minister of Finances Dr. Alois Rasim to cooperate at the currency separation from the former Austria and was in this respect active in Slovakia. He acts on behalf of the Zemská banka as Vice President of Czechoslovakian Institute for mutual adjustment of claims and debts between Austria and Czechoslovakia.