Bílý Michal | obchodní ředitel, GS1 CZECH REPUBLIC
Mr. Michal Bílý began his career in one of the state enterprises for the production of foodstuffs after the finalization of his studies at the Technical University of Chemistry (specialization of macromolecular chemistry) in 1977. His first activities were realized on the field of development and purchase of packaging materials. The packaging materials, packaging techniques, wraps, designs and marketing were the main focuses of his working activities in most of the following years. As a result of his many years spent being a manager of the purchase department and a sales director, he gained accurate and specific skills and methods in this field. After another few years holding the same position in a Belgian firm, he acquired a vision of the European context as well. He has been working for GS1 Czech Republic from 2006, where he is also using his long-term experience as a previous member of the Board of this organization.
Černý Bohuslav | Business Development Manager Automotive CEE
Since 1999 he has been working at Schoeller Allibert, at first as a salesman, later as a Key Account Manager. From 2013 in the position of Sales Manager for CZ and SK. From 2016 in the position of Business Development Manager Atomotive CEE.
Černý Josef | ICZ a.s. consultant and Head of the “Applications for Logistics and Manufacturing” department
RNDr. Josef Černý graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University (Univerzita Karlova), with a major in Computer Science. Beginning in 1978, he engaged in theoretical and practical aspects of software systems at the Czech Technical University (České vysoké učení technické) and also participated in the implementation of integrated manufacturing sections. From 1993 to 1999 he was the managing director of ICOS Praha, s.r.o., company that focused on the delivery of information systems for warehouse management and manufacturing operations. Since 2000 he has been working at ICZ a.s. as a consultant and Head of the “Applications for Logistics and Manufacturing” department. He is also an external lecturer for the companies Gradua-Cegos and Reliant, and since 2004 has been a member of the Working Group on RFID-EPC of GS1 Czech Republic.
Čížková Ivana | D-PLOY
Ivana has been working for D-Ploy since September 2018. Before that she worked as a Senior Key Account and Project Manager in Ranstadt, where she was in charge of existing clients management and business development throughout the Czech Republic, as well as preparation of business analyses for new investors entering the market, and solution proposals, including concrete steps: what to do, and how to approach the human potential.
Doboš Vladimír | Hafen Hamburg Marketing e.V, Representative Office Prague
After graduating from the University of Economics Prague in 1982, he joined the maritime department in Čechofracht. Then he worked at various positions in Čechofracht. From 1990 to 1992 he worked at the maritime department of the first private forwarding company in Czechoslovakia – LEP International, from 1992 to 2000 he was an executive director at the company specialized in providing comprehensive forwarding and logistics services – DM Express. Since 2001, he is a representative of Hafen Hamburg Marketing in Prague for the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic.
Dobrotka Branislav | Head of the Intermodal Transport Terminal Department, Slovenská plavba a prístavy a.s. Bratislava
He has been working for SPaP a.s. since 2004, starting as a customs representative of the company. From 2006 he was in charge of the customs clearance department of SPaP a.s., and in 2010 he became the head of the intermodal transport terminal department. He was responsible for opening of the container terminal operation in 2010, defining of operational and security processes and implementing of Konti information system at SPaP a.s. terminals in Bratislava port. Before joining SPaP a.s., he worked for the Financial Administration Authority of the Slovak Republic.
Dobrynský Věnceslav | Contract Logistics Manager at Raben for the Czech Republic and Slovakia
Věnceslav Dobrynský graduated from The Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Economics, Prague, in logistics and forwarding. He has over ten years of experience in logistics and project management in the Czech Republic and abroad. Věnceslav Dobrynský is an expert in contract logistics for the Czech Republic and Slovakia at Raben.
Friedrich Jens André | Key Market Development Manager Logistics Geutebrück GmbH / Scanlock CZ
Jens André Friedrich studied economics and Logistics. He has been working in the logistics industry having 20 years’ experience in Road transport, International Forwarding, Automotive and Distribution. Amongst others he has been working as Business Development Manager Central Europe developing Strategic Industry Accounts. In his previous management position as Head of Sales & Key Account Management for a European-wide 3PL Logistics provider he was responsible for the customer care- and relationship management for the German automotive manufactures on European level. Jens André has several years of professional experience in sales.
Glinka Arkadiusz | Director of Transportation, Eastern Europe at C.H. Robinson Europe B.V.
- Graduate of the Warsaw University of Technology Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology
- Between 2000 and 2007, he worked as an IT Manager at Vos Logistics, one of the biggest Polish transportation companies
- In 2007, he co-founded Apreo Logistics SA (“Apreo”), where he was appointed the Managing Director
- After a year and a half, he became the CEO of Apreo Logistics
- Within five years, Apreo dynamically expanded on the Polish market, reaching 300 employees and 21 offices in Poland and Germany, thus becoming a leading transportation logistics provider in Poland.
- He led the merger of Apreo Logistics with C.H. Robinson in 2012, expanding the C.H. Robinson’s worldwide importance
- In 2012, he became a Director at C.H. Robinson Europe managing the Eastern European branches of the company
- Polish and international transportation
- Information technologies for logistics (Big Data, transportation management systems, digitization of logistics services)
- Outsourcing solutions
- Supply Chain Management & Strategies
- Change Management
- Supply Chain Optimisation & Implementation
Gordon-Smith Rostya | Eminent Czech Businesswoman
Rostya has been engaged in management and development of organizations and human resources not only in the Czech Republic but also in Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, Brazil, Estonia, Russia, Hong Kong and other countries for 30 years. She studied in England (BA hons) and Australia (MA in strategic HRM). Rostya was appointed one of Top 50 HR Professionals in the World. She has experience in the field of equal opportunities, personal development, strategic human resources management and others. In 2006 she was selected as one of 20 most influential women in the Czech Republic. She is the founder of People Impact, a HR consulting company, and the association for development of men and women MINERVA 21. Rostya is the co-author of the motivational book Making Your Footprint in the Market, and the co-founder of the HR Academy at the Faculty of Economics of the Ostrava University. She frequently gives speeches at international conferences, lectures and workshops (Canada, the United States, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Bangalore, Amsterdam, London, Budapest, Vienna, Frankfurt, Tallinn, Moscow). She is married and has 4 sons and 11 grandchildren.
Holec Jakub | managing director & CEO of 108 AGENCY
Jakub graduated from the Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering. His first experience in the real estate was gained during his studies (2002-2007), collaborating on several projects within the Czech Republic and attending interships in business companies in France and China. After graduation he worked for two years as an industrial consultant at King Sturge, Prague. Subsequently, in 2009 he founded the 108 AGENCY. In the beginning, the company was only focused on the industrial properties. Now there are provided comprehensive advices on commercial real estate not only in the Czech Republic but also in Slovakia. The company's clients include significant Czech and multinational companies from diversified sectors like e-commerce, wholesale, logistics, automotive and real estate development. For example Alza.cz, Mall.cz, Košík.cz, Yusen, Nagel, SGL or more recently 4PX Express, which the developer VGP has been building new 68,000m2 distribution center in Jeneč for.
Hubeňák Martin | Antwerp Port Authority
The Antwerp Port Authority has enlarged the network of its representatives abroad with a new delegate for the Central and Eastern Europe. Since March 1, 2017 Mr. Martin Hubeňák represents the Antwerp Port Authority at the local markets in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and in Poland. One of his many tasks will be improving the perception of the Antwerp Port Authority brand as well as broadening of railway connections network between the Antwerp Port Authority and the above-mentioned countries of the Central and Eastern Europe. At that, he will make use of his experience as project manager, the position that he had in the company DB Schenker, and as Director for Logistics in the company Vítkovice Steel. Further, he will be responsible for keeping of regular contacts with local subjects active in the said branches and ensuring information exchange between them and the Antwerp Port Authority.
Janecek Vít | Inotec Barcode Security
2001-2007 Worldmark International – worldwide company, producer of ID products. Position in the company: Key Account manager - responsible for existing customers and new customers, sales and technical support. Area of my responsibility – Czech and Slovak Republic.2007-2009 Nedelko CZ – part of Dutch company – Brady distributor. Identifications and Safety products. Position in the company: Business Manager.2009-now Inotec Barcode Security, european company producing identification solutions – RFID, selfadhesive labels for different kind of aplications. Position in the company: Sales Manager CEE. Full responsibility of introduction new company on market, including sales strategy, marketing activity and sales.
Kopeček Karel | Sales Representative in Transics
Karel Kopecek graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, Department of Foreign Trade. He worked as the sales manager for BP ČR and later as the sales and marketing manager in Berendsen ČR. At present he holds the position of a sales representative in Transics for the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Košíková Petra | Consumables Group Manager, KODYS, spol. s r.o.
Petra Košíková graduated from the technical school of civil engineering with specialisation in building constructions. Then she was engaged in sales and event management.
She joined KODYS, spol. s r.o. in 2004 as an account manager, in 2005 she became a sales representative in the consumables department. In 2009 she already worked as a business consultant in the field of automatic identification labelling and in 2011 se became the consumables group manager. She has at the same been time working as the manager of IBCS Consumables Working Group since 2005.
Kotyza Jindřich | CEO Linde Material Handling
Ing. Jindřich Kotyza has been working for Linde Material Handling Česká republika s.r.o. for 25 years. Since 2008, he has been the of the company; before he worked as a sales manager for a long time. Under his leadership, Linde Material Handling Česká republika has successfully developed the portfolio of their services, for example in the field of shelf system deliveries or CNG-driven forklift technology. In his leisure time, Jindřich Kotyza is an active sportsman; he plays golf, skies and cycles. He speaks fluent English and German.
Kožej Vlastimil | Sales Director, CID International, a.s.
He started in CID International in 2000 as a sales representative, since 2010 he has been working for the company as the sales director. Vlastimil was engaged in expanding the company to the Polish market, where he among other things took an active part in implementation of logistic information systems. He has been developing and supporting sales and marketing activities of the company not only in the Czech Republic but also in Slovakia and Poland. Before joining CID International, he worked for Allianz pojišťovna a.s. where is specialized in corporate clientele.
Ludvik Milan | Country Manager, ZETES Czech Republic
Ing. Milan LUDVIK graduated from the Czech Technical University in Prague and he has been engaged in the field of automatic identification for 22 years. He works as the Country Manager for the Czech Republic in ZETES, a part of the multinational Panasonic corporation providing complex process optimisation solutions along the supply chain. These solutions include Packaging Execution, Logistic Execution, Proof Of Delivery and Direct Store Delivery, Field Service, In-Store Management and Track&Trace solutions ensuring full trackability and traceability.
Lukeš Přemysl | Executive Director, Der Kurier
Having graduated from the First Private Hotel School in Prague, Přemysl started as a sales representative in Sanita.cz. Since 2010 he has been working for Der Kurier, where he held various positions, starting as a managing clerk, and currently working as the executive director. During his career with Der Kurier, he completed his master’s degree at the University of Finance and Administration, where he specialized in Economics and Management / Marketing Communication.
Polter Jan | Sales & Marketing Manager, DACHSER Czech republic
Ing. Jan Polter, MBA – Sales and Marketing Manager, DACHSER Czech Republic a.s. He graduated from the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, the Faculty of Economics and Management with extended English language study. Already during his studies, he worked as a head of the service at the catering company Zátiší Catering, Prague. After graduating, he spent a year of working stay in Australia, where he worked as a beverage manager at Chianti on Collins in Perth. In 2003 he joined E.S.T. as managing clerk of international transports and customer service. A year later, he was a project manager. From 2005 to 2007, he was a head of the Food Logistics Division and a branch manager in Hradec Králové. In 2007, he became an authorized representative of the company and since 2008 is sales and marketing manager for the Czech Republic. Jan Polter graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Kempten, Germany, and obtained MBA degree. Jan Polter is married and has a son. He speaks fluent English and German. He spends his leisure time with his family and his hobbies, among which volleyball, squash, and skiing belong.
Rumler Miroslav | Managing Partner, RELIANT
CEO, Reliant and Vice-president, Czech Logistics Association
Miroslav Rumler graduated from the Faculty of Foreign Trade of the University of Economics in Prague. He started his career in INSPEKTA a.s., a foreign trading company. Between 1991 and 1992 he studied for his postgraduate degree at the State University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in the United States, where he subsequently worked as an external consultant for The Limited Distribution Services Ltd., Columbus, Ohio. On his return from overseas, Miroslav started as the Country Operations Manager with Maccorp Holdings Ltd., a British financial company seated in London operating a network of branches all around Europe. Since 1994, he has been working for Reliant s.r.o., a professional training and consultancy company in the field of transport, forwarding and logistics. He is the managing partner of Reliant s.r.o.
Sovička Pavel | CEO PANATTONI CZECH REPUBLIC & SLOVAKIA
- more than 19 years of experience in industry, CZ, SVK, HU
- participation in transaction of 1,500,000 m2 leased / transferred areas
- over 3,000,000 m2 of acquisitions / settlements
- the major developing projects
- Prague Airport I and II with total area of 310,000 m2 (Amazon 120k)
- Panattoni Park D5 / Stříbro with total area of 192,000 m2
- Panattoni Park Cheb with total area of 100,000 m2 (Tchibo 75k)
- CEO at Panattoni Europe for the Czech Republic and Slovakia
- A company engaged in the preparations and implementations of logistics and industrial projects and development in both countries.
- Managing a separate sales unit for 9 years, with forming a local business and overcoming obstacles in the complicated market.
- Ten years of previous experience in the team of industrial specialists at Cushman&Wakefield.
Szreder-Piernicka Aneta | Commercial Director, Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority.
Aneta Szreder-Piernicka – a graduate of the Maritime Academy of Szczecin as well as the University of Szczecin. Associated with the ports of Szczecin-Świnoujście for 16 years. In the years 2000-2009 President of Board in the company Polish Terminals (Polskie Terminale SA). Since 2009, linked with the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority (Zarząd Morskich Portów Szczecin i Świnoujście SA), initially as the Commercial and Marketing Director and currently as the Commercial Director of the Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority.
Tejnický Bohumil | Design & Engineering Manager - North East Europe, KARDEX
He associated his nearly all professional career with Kardex REMSTAR, since 2005. Bohumil Tejnický worked as a consultant for Kardex software solutions in Eastern Europe, then as a member of a team for on-site solutions of key installations complications worldwide. He was also involved in developing a new Kardex storage system LR35 at the Kardex REMSTAR plant in Germany. Currently, he is responsible for special solutions and key projects in the North East region, which covers Eastern Europe and Russia, the Nordic countries and the United Kingdom.
Ungerman Petr | coordinator of logistics strategy and innovation in ŠKODA AUTO logistics
In 2014, Petr Ungermann graduated from the Technical University of Liberec – Faculty of Economics, in Economics and Management. Since 2014, he has been working in ŠKODA AUTO. He leads the group responsible for the innovative management, logistics strategy, Green Logistics and PR of logistics ŠKODA AUTO and cooperation with educational institutes. Petr Ungermann is working in these current projects: implementation of Industry 4.0 elements into logistics – enhanced reality, autonomous logistics. In pursuance of the ŠKODA AUTO Green Logistics strategy, he implements solutions that reduce CO2 emissions in ŠKODA AUTO logistics. In VW Group Logistics, he holds the position of Deputy Leader for the Green Logistics Team. The activities in ŠKODA AUTO’s PR Logistics cover the representation and presentation of ŠKODA AUTO logistics within and beyond the VW Group, e.g. lectures, conference, and organization of meetings.