Xpat Interview: Ottó Feuertag, Owner & Founder Of Europa Design

  • 22 Feb 2010 11:00 AM
Xpat Interview: Ottó Feuertag, Owner & Founder Of Europa Design
He is a proud father of 2, happy husband, and founder of Europa Design and being on the market for 24 years. Europa Design are consulting and furnishing contract spaces according to Well Certification to support employer branding .

1. Where did you grow up?
Hungary and Egypt...

2. If you could be an expat anywhere in the world, where would you choose?
New Zealand,Scotland.

3. What would you miss most if you moved away from Hungary?
Family and food!

4. Friends are in Budapest for a weekend - what must they absolutely see and do?
Take a river ride, walk in the downtown, see a ballet at our Opera house, and have a party after in the Budapest Soho…. next morning have a thermal experience in Gellért or Széchenyi bath, and have a late lunch in the Castle at Alabárdos.

5. What is your favourite food?
Gundel pancake

6. What is your favourite sport / form of exercise?
Road biking / doing 2-3 marathons 200km+ and Ironman relay

7. What is your favourite place in Hungary?
Our hideaway house in Tihany.

8. What career other than yours would you love to pursue?
Mystery shopping

9. What’s a job you would definitely never want?
Bank Cashier

10. Where did you spend your last vacation?
Austria skiing

11. Where do you hope to spend your next one?

12. What was your favourite band, film, or hobby as a teen?
Elvis, Once upon a time on the West, I ran a Rock and Roll Club in my High School.

13. Apart of temptation what can't you resist?
Hungarian cakes, home roasted and salted peanuts from Egypt.

14. Red wine or white?

15. Book or movie?

16. Morning person or night person?

17. Which social issue do you feel most strongly about?
Children’s education

18. Buda or Pest side?

19. Which achievement in your life are you most pleased about?
Founding my company at the age of 24 and establishing the Hungarian Federation of Interior Decorators, at the age of 25.

20. What would you say is your personal motto?
Be creative and find the best questions! Smile and be open, forgive in moral questions, but never forget in business!


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