Baláž Martin | Vice President and Country Manager of Prologis in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
As Vice President and Country Manager of Prologis in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Martin Baláž is responsible for the entire Czech and Slovak company portfolio. He manages its investment projects and oversees rental activities in individual parks. He oversees all of Prologis' leasing and construction activities in both countries, as well as the company's real estate and project management activities. He joined Prologis in 2014 as Senior Manager for leasing and development in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Before that, he worked as an Associate Partner at Cushman & Wakefield, where he led the Industrial and retail department in Slovakia and the Industrial real estate department in the Czech Republic.
Černý Josef | Senior WMS consultant and project manager, ICZ a.s.
Josef Černý graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University, majoring in Informatics. He began to deal with logistics through programming of integrated production systems including their material supply. Between 1993 and 1999, he was the Managing Director of a company engaged in the supply of information systems for the management of warehouse and manufacturing operations. Since 2000 he has been working at ICZ a.s., where he held the position of consultant and head of logistics department. He is currently engaged in logistics consulting and development of product and project opportunities. He is a member of the Chamber of Logistic Auditors and a long-term member of the Presidium of the Czech Logistics Association.
Devečka Pavel | Technical Advisor, PYRONOVA
Pavel Devečka is a qualified civil engineer with 20 years of experience in the field of active fire protection. He started as a designer of stable fire-fighting equipment and over the years worked his way up to the position of technical director of an international company. He worked as the director of development and education for three years. He now applies the acquired theoretical and practical experience in the field of fire protection as a technical consultant and helps customers create sophisticated technical solutions tailored to their needs.
Drábek Dušan | Associate Director Industrial Agency at Savills Czech Republic & Slovakia
Dušan Drábek is an expert having more than fifteen years of experience in the field of logistics. In BNP Paribas Real Estate he works as the general manager for the Czech Republic and Slovakia within the Industrial & Logistics team. His key responsibility is to provide tailor-made solutions to clients in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, while utilizing all his professional experience from the logistic sector. Among other things, he focuses on business development in the field of industrial real estate in close cooperation with the headquarters for the Central and Eastern Europe in Warsaw.
Fischer Jan | Former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, prominent Czech statistician, politician and economist
Jan Fischer is an important Czech statistician, politician and economist. In the years 2009-2010, he was the 8th Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, later he became Minister of Finance and 1st Deputy Prime Minister of Jiří Rusnok. In 2013, he was a non-party candidate for president of the Czech Republic. He also served as Vice President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London. Jan Fischer was a member of, among others, the Czech Statistical Society, the International Statistical Institute (ISI), the scientific council and administrative board of Prague University of Economics and Business and the scientific council of Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem.
Harásek Michal | CBDO at Tymbe
Michal Harásek is the co-founder of Tymbe - the largest Czech online platform for the provision of part-time jobs, which already has over 23,000 part-time workers. The services of Tymbe, which will celebrate its 5th anniversary this year, are used, for example, by Zásilkovna, FM Logistic, Pilulka or DEK. Currently, Michal is mostly devoted to the company's planned expansion not only abroad, and helping Ukrainian refugees to integrate into the work process.
Holec Jakub | Owner and CEO, 108 AGENCY
Jakub Holec is the owner and CEO of 108 AGENCY, a real estate consulting company that focuses exclusively on commercial real estate. He founded the company in 2009 and is personally involved in a number of crucial transactions. Jakub's main concern is the development of the entire "Hundred eight" and building relationships with partners. The idea behind foundation of his own business was that Jakub wanted to see a company built on precise knowledge of the Czech market. He believes in an individual approach to clients and "out of the box" thinking. He is convinced that this way of thinking ensures 108 AGENCY a competitive advantage in the long run. 108 AGENCY has traded over 8.6 million square meters of space on the Czech, Slovak and Hungarian markets since its establishment. Clients turn to 108 AGENCY for rental and sales mediation, investment advice and marketing and management of development projects. As a result of the last year's strategic acquisition, 108 AGENCY is the new exclusive alliance partner of BNP Paribas Real Estate for the Czech Republic.
Hynková Naděžda | Business Development Manager CZ&SK, ZF Group Commercial Vehicle Solutions, Transics International BV
Naďa joined ZF CVS (Commercial Vehicle Solutions, Transics International BV) in autumn 2021 and she is responsible for the sale of ZF/Transics brand products and services in the Czech Republic/SK. For almost 20 years, she worked at CCS Czech company for payment cards, s.r.o. (Fleetcor division) where she worked in several business positions, including managerial ones, and thus gained key experience in the field of fuel cards, telematics, tolls and management of the KAM and Acquisitions department. She participated in the expansion of services and products, including the launch of partner cooperation in the field of top-up cards and employee programs. She also has a year of experience in the health sector, where she represented the private clinic Iscara.
Janů Pavel | Project Manager, K2 atmitec
Pavel Janů is a graduate of the University of Economics and Business in Prague. He has been helping companies deploy and develop internal systems on the K2 platform for 17 years. In his practise as a project manager, he makes use of the experience gained during the implementation of large-scale domestic and foreign projects. He focuses on finding bottlenecks and optimizing internal company processes. His specialization are the analysis and implementation of complex solutions in the fields of production and controlled warehouses.
Jirsák Petr | University of Economics, Prague
Ing. Petr Jirsák, Ph.D., graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration of the University of Economics in Prague with specialisation in business economics and management and secondary specialisation in logistics – international transport and forwarding. He is a co-author of several books and many expert articles in professional journals/popular magazines and scientific journals. Aside from being a speaker on international conferences he teaches at the University of Economics and at Jönköping International Business School, Sweden. He combines his scientific, research and teaching activities with consultancy in the field of supply chain management, while focusing mainly on demand prediction, material planning, warehousing, distribution strategies and, last but not least, on supply chain automation and digitalisation.
Jonáš Jakub | Managing Director, Ferag CZ
The new Managing Director of Ferag CZ, Mr. Jakub Jonáš, took his current office in January 2022. His task is to expand the company's market share in the field of intralogistics on the Czech and Slovak markets. He has been working in logistics for over 10 years, he gained hands-on experience in intralogistics and 3PL logistics. This also was the field of his studies at the Jan Perner Faculty of Transport of the University of Pardubice. Beside his family and particular interest in logistics, Jakub is a big fan of travel and aviation, which he is actively involved in.
Kačírková Kateřina | Sales Manager, MD logistika
Kateřina Kačírková works at MD logistika as a sales manager. She is involved mainly in communication with existing and prospect clients, and she is in charge of negotiation of transport, warehousing and valued added services contracts. She joined the company in 2009; before that she worked for several logistic and retail companies in the field of food products sales and distribution (Findus CR a.s., Teekanne s.r.o., Transkam spol.s.r.o.).
Kamola Marcin | Commercial Manager, DCT Gdansk
Marcin Kamola, Commercial Manager, DCT Gdansk. At DCT Gdańsk from 2012; responsible for responsible for the company’s relationships with all existing or potential customers including sales pipeline and sales development of new products. During his career in DCT he was also active in development of intermodal services as well as marketing, customer service and communications. Before joining DCT Gdansk, Marcin was working in the railway industry. Graduate of University of Gdańsk and the University of Warsaw.
Kapošváry Matěj | CEO of Shopsys
Matěj Kapošváry is the CEO of Shopsys, the Czech leader in the market of individual e-commerce solutions for the biggest players. Together with eighty colleagues, he advises clients on the digitalization of sales and how to succeed in the omnichannel world. In addition, Matěj is behind the magazine for e-commerce managers EXEC.
Kodada Jan | Proxy Holder, Director of Sales and Marketing at Gebrüder Weiss Czech Republic
He has been in the field of logistics for more than 23 years. He worked on various management positions at MTC and Lagermax. He is currently the Director of Business and Marketing and the Procurator of Gebrüder Weiss in the Czech Republic, which he joined in 2008. In 2007, he completed his master's studies at the Czech Technical University in Prague at the Faculty of Transport Sciences, and six years later successfully completed his doctoral studies at the same university and faculty.
Kodr Jakub | Head of Business Development, CTP Czech Republic
Jakub Kodr is in charge of business activities of CTP, the largest industrial developer in the Czech Republic, as well as in developing relations with new and current tenants. He joined the company in September 2017 and shortly moved up to the position of Head of Business Development. Jakub has been working in real estate for more than 10 years, and before joining CTP, he worked as a senior consultant at Cushman & Wakefield. He graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, holds an MBA in real estate and is also a qualified MRICS member.
Kopeček Karel | Country Business Manager, Webfleet
Karel Kopeček graduated from the Prague University of Economics and Business, majoring in International Trade. He worked as the sales manager for BP CR and later as the sales and marketing manager in Berendsen CR and then as a representative of Transics for the CR and Slovakia. He currently holds the position of Country Business Manager at Webfleet Solutions.
Kovařík Milan | Executive Director, EPAL National Committee Czech Republic and Slovakia
Ing. Milan Kovařík, MBA graduated from the university with specialisation in road and urban motor transport, and he continued his studies by an international marketing programme at the Czech Management Institute ESMA. He devoted a considerable part of his career to the field of finance, while working in management positions for example in Credit Suisse or Allianz. Since 2012 he has been focusing on occupational safety and health protection management in accordance with OHSAS 18001. He has been representing the EPAL National Committee for the Czech Republic and Slovakia since 2016. He is in charge of the overall committee operations, communication with the headquarters in Düsseldorf, cooperation with holders of the EPAL licence for EPAL pallet production or repairs, and last but not least for communication and cooperation with the Czech and Slovak public authorities.
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.
Krpec Milan | Enterprise Account Manager CZ, Honeywell Safety & Productivity Solutions
Milan has been active in the field of automatic identification and data collection for almost twenty years. As part of his extensive experience, he participated in the delivery of complex solutions and services for process optimization, automation and digitization in the industry and logistics. These solutions, built on the latest technologies for scanning barcodes and 2D codes, including contactless RFID technology, have helped many leading companies in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. He currently works as an Enterprise Account Manager for the Czech Republic at HONEYWELL.
Landa Dominik | Strategic Business Development and Intermodal Director in HHLA International GmbH
Strategic Business Development and Intermodal Director in HHLA International GmbH. Previously Operations Director for Central East Europe Cluster for Maersk Line and Business Development and Commercial Director of DCT Gdansk. Passionate senior executive with a long-proven track record in maritime, transport and logistics industry. Has been involved in major projects that have changed the landscape of the logistics in CEE incl. development of DCT Gdansk strategic vision and execution of commercial strategy, introduction of first direct call into the Baltics with largest container vessels (AE10 service) and deployment of first shipping line intermodal services in Poland (AMBER and BALTIC EXPRESS). Graduate of Transportation and Logistics at the University of Gdansk, Executive MBA program of GFKM and Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
Lelkes Imrich | Technical Sales and Vendor Manager, A.P. Moller - Maersk
He started his career in logistics in 1998 at Maersk as the first employee in Slovakia. Until 2010, he held various positions within the management of the departments in Prague and Bratislava. For the next 7 years, he served as general manager for the United Arab Shipping Company in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Austria, before rejoining Maersk in 2017, where he is now responsible for the development of intermodal infrastructure in Central Europe.
Ludvik Milan | Country Manager, ZETES Czech Republic
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.
Lyko Marek | Head of the National Distribution System of Logflex CZ
Marek Lyko is the Head of the Brno branch and at the same time the Head of the national distribution system of Logflex CZ. He played a significant role in building a national network for the express parcel system which currently handles delivery of almost 1,000 parcels each day within the Czech Republic. It has always been his goal while with the company to improve the quality of the services provided in terms of their efficiency, digitization and follow-up services for the customers.
Moravec Jan | Risk Manager, SATUM CZECH
Jan Moravec is a graduate of VSB – Technical University of Ostrava. In the past he worked, for example, at HZS MSK - ÚO Ostrava, as well as a fire protection specialist in the Hella Real Estate Management division or as Health, Safety And Environment; Specialist in OSH, PO and OZP at Honeywell Aerospace Olomouc. Since 2020, he has been working for the company SATUM CZECH, s.r.o. as a risk manager and specializes in technical support for the company, clients and insurance companies in the area of risk engineering, setting insurance sums, and other technical areas. Flying with unmanned systems and processing outputs in specialized applications.
Morávek Jakub | Senior Business Development Manager, FM Logistic
Jakub Morávek is a graduate of the University of Economics in Prague. Between 2014 and 2018, he worked at the logistics company VPS Logistics, s.r.o. in the sales department, where he worked his way up to a leading position within a short period of time. In 2018, he joined the multinational corporate company FM Logistic as the youngest sales representative. After being nominated for the talent program, he used the opportunity to gain theoretical and practical experience with the preparation and subsequent implementation of logistics orders abroad. He later applied this knowledge to his current position, where he is responsible for managing business activities throughout the Czech Republic and reports directly to top management. Currently, he is also dedicated to the development of green logistics and, in cooperation with our partners, oversees the implementation of these principles throughout the supply chain.
Motan Pavel | Managing Director, K2 atmitec
Pavel Motan has been helping with the digital transformation of medium and large enterprises in the Czech Republic and Slovakia for over 25 years. During his career, he has participated in the analysis, implementation and subsequent development of the K2 ERP system in many companies, e.g. in the GIENGER, KOH-I-NOOR HOLDING, Stoklasa textile haberdashery and the PILANA organization.
He is the CEO of K2 atmitec s.r.o. and co-owner of the K2 group, which is behind the development and distribution of business software - primarily the K2 ERP system and the K2 e-shop.
Myslík Vladimír | Competence Development Manager, Volvo Group Czech Republic
He graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University in Pilsen with specialization in transport and handling technologies. Vladimir has been working at Volvo Trucks for 16 years. He started as a driver trainer and now he holds the position of CDM, where he is responsible for technical training of Volvo associates. He is a member of the Press Test team, testing vehicles and new technologies and helping to introduce and raise awareness of alternative powertrains among the public and customers.
Ondra Dalibor | Head of Robotics and Automation Technology Implementation for Central and Eastern Europe at DHL Supply Chain
Dalibor Ondra is the Head of Robotics and Automation Technology Implementation for Central and Eastern Europe at DHL Supply Chain. Dalibor is responsible for concepts, proposals, implementation and evaluation of established solutions. He has been working at DHL since 2002 and has been in his current position since 2018, in previous years he worked in various positions in IT and project management. He has led or participated in the implementation of a number of successful customer projects. He studied cybernetics and automated control at BUT in Brno.
Ondráček Lukáš | Country Manager CZ / SK, DKV Euro Service
Lukáš Ondráček was appointed the head of the Czech and Slovak branch of DKV Euro Service at the end of 2018. Before that he worked for Trost Auto Service Technik from 2004, where he became the executive director in 2011, being in charge of successful development of wholesale of spare parts for both commercial and passenger vehicles sold to more than 2,000 clients in the Czech Republic. He started as a diagnostic tools and garage equipment specialist in the company. As a DKV management team member he is responsible for continuous market share increasing and successful fleet client market entry. He graduated from the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague with specialisation in road transport.
Palek Jan | Country Manager for the Czech Republic and Slovakia at GLP
Jan Palek is the Country Manager for the Czech Republic and Slovakia at GLP. Jan has been in charge of GLP's portfolio in both countries under the Goodman brand during the past years. Prior to that, he worked at Skanska Property, where he was responsible for the management and development of office projects. He gained a lot of valuable experience abroad. He worked for several years on the Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 project in the UK. As a Brno University of Technology graduate, he worked in the field of civil engineering. Jan is a certified ČKAIT professional engineer in building construction. He deems technical expertise to be an important aspect of his career.
Panenka Tomáš | Commercial Director, Rohlig SUUS Logistics
Tomáš Panenka graduated from the University of Logistics in Přerov. During his studies he worked in the same field as a sales representative. He has been active in transportation and logistics for over 15 years. As he himself says, business is his life, and in 15 years he has made his way up to the position of Commercial Director at Rohlig SUUS Logistics, where he has worked for 4 years. During that time, he managed to build a successful business team both in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. At the same time as the business, he also manages marketing and is no stranger to operational activities either. Throughout his tenure at Rohlig SUUS Logistics, side by side with the General Manager Mr. Chládek, he has been involved in the development of the company and large projects. One of his biggest successful projects is the transport of racing trucks to the DAKAR rallies.
Pavlíček Vlastimil | Business Development Director CERC for H2, Biomethane, CCS a LNG, Air Products
Vlastimil has been with Air Products since its establishment in the Czech Republic. He has spent the majority of his tenure in management positions, helping to grow the company in various technical gas sales divisions. Given his extensive experience, it was therefore no coincidence that last year he was chosen to expand the company's portfolio in Central and Eastern Europe and to focus intensively on new technologies for the production and distribution of hydrogen, biomethane, CCS and LNG.
Pihar Jan | Managing Director of DACHSER Czech Republic
Jan Pihar has linked up his entire professional career with logistics. From 2019 Jan Pihar was appointed Managing Director of DACHSER Czech Republic. Jan Pihar studied at the Faculty of Management and Economics of the Brno University of Technology. After graduating he participated in a study exchange programme in the USA. In 2004 he was behind the establishment of the DACHSER Břeclav branch, where he acted as the Branch Manager. In 2008 he was appointed the General Manager of the DACHSER Kladno branch.
Rákos David | Head of Supply Chain Specialist Department Rohlig Suus Logistics
David Rákos started his career in transportation 15 years ago at DHL Freight. Within a few years he worked his way up to head of 4PL for Central Europe. He subsequently moved to SONY DADC, where for 5 years he was in charge of complete European transport, particularly European retail distribution with a focus on speed, flexibility and transport savings. He currently focuses on the development of 4PL solutions within Rohlig Suus Logistics. As he himself stated: "My colleagues and I work in transport because we enjoy it. Every day brings a new surprise. Our ultimate goal is a really satisfied customer"
Rindt Jan | Aberle GmbH – Körber Logistics
Jan Rindt graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague. After he completed his studies, he has been working for various companies specialising in logistics automation for more than 17 years. At first, he worked for NDC Praha, a company that later became a part of E&K Automation; he was gradually engaged in different positions as the head of mechanical design department, later as a project manager and sales representative. His main objective was implementation of AGV systems. Between 2007 and 2018 he worked for SSI Schäfer as a sales manager in charge for the automated systems sales department. Since June 2018, Jan has been working for Aberle GmbH, a member of the Körber Logistics group (belonging to the international technology group Körber) as the head of automated systems sales department for the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and as the manager of the branch in Prague.
Rožek Petr | Executive Director, Association of Forwarding and Logistics of the Czech Republic (SSL)
Ing. Petr Rožek, Ph.D. has been working in the position of the SSL executive director since the beginning of 2017. He graduated from the Prague University of Economics and Business, and got his Ph.D. degree at the University in Pardubice. His main focus lies on sea transport. He was engaged in various management positions in a number of logistic companies. Last time he was in charge of the Czech branch of Eurogate Logistics.
Rumler Miroslav | Managing Partner, RELIANT
CEO, Reliant and Vice-president, Czech Logistics Association
Miroslav Rumler graduated from the Faculty of International Trade of the Prague University of Economics and Business. 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.
Sobička Ondřej | Business Director and Procurator, HAPPY END CZ
Ondřej Sobička works as the Commercial Director and Procurator of HAPPY END CZ, a.s. He is in charge of product portfolio development, marketing and corporate business strategy. His main focus is on innovations in the field of labor safety in production and logistics operations. Playing active part in the SKLAD association, he initiated the tradition of regular industry research „Trends in Czech logistics“.
Sovička Pavel | General Manager, Panattoni Czech Republic and Slovakia
Pavel Sovička started his business career in Cushman & Wakefield where he spent 10 years in total. Since 2008 he has been leading Panattoni Europe as the Managing Director for the Czech Republic and Slovakia. He has 20 years of experience in the industry in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. He was engaged in transactions representing 1,500,000 m2 of leased and sold premises. The key projects managed by Pavel Sovička include for example Panattoni Park Prague Airport I and II, the Amazon distribution centre in Dobrovíz (the largest leased industrial building in the Czech Republic having the area of 120 000 m2), Panattoni Park D5 / Stříbro and Panattoni Park Cheb with Tchibo as the most important tenant (the second largest leased building in the Czech Republic, 75 000 m2).
Šauer Martin | Executive Director, Balíkobot
After years of experience in various commercial sectors and my own business activities, I have gradually grown from the position of a manager to the executive director of Balikobot.cz. What I like about Balíkobot most is the fact that the service makes sense to clients, really saves their time and thus also money.
Šilhánová Martina | Corporate Social Responsibility & Creating Shared Value Nestlé CZ&SK
Martina Šilhánová has been dedicated to corporate social responsibility and sustainability for more than 10 years, mainly in the field of FMCG. She was one of the founders of the National Food Collection, initiated by Tesco in 2013. Since the beginning of her work at Nestlé in 2015, she has been cooperating with food banks with the aim of preventing food waste and helping people in need. At Nestlé, she is in charge of the concept of creating shared values. Protecting the environment and achieving zero net emissions is a top priority for Nestlé. In the autumn of 2020, the company presented its commitments and goals for 2050 and the way to achieve them.
Tejnický Bohumil | Managing Partner, VertiFlex s.r.o.
Bohumil Tejnický has more than 15 years of global experience in the field of automated intralogistics. He was a part of implementation of warehouse automation in more than 100 companies all around the world and of actual development of automated warehouse machines and software. Having worked for corporations for years, he eventually decided to start his own business and he founded VertiFlex together with his business partner Pavel Kraus. VertiFlex is an exclusive supplier of Weland Solution, a Swedish manufacturer of vertical storage lifts, to the Central and Eastern European markets, as well as a developer of 100% Czech software for automated logistics based on artificial intelligence: Vertinode AI. His goal is to give a lead to the warehouse automation development from the Czech Republic.
Tlapa Martin | Deputy for Management of the Section of non-European countries, economic and development cooperation, MFA of the Czech Republic
Martin Tlapa, MBA is a graduate of the Prague University of Economics and Business, Faculty of Business, and Sheffield Hallam University, CTU, Master of Business Administration (MBA). Currently, he works at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic as a deputy in charge of the section for non-European countries, economic and development cooperation. He received the Manager of the Year award twice. He lectures and publishes on the topics of trade and export policy of the Czech Republic and the EU, managerial approaches in the public sector and international competitiveness. In previous years, he worked for example at the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, at the Ministry of Industry and Trade, at the Czech Trade Promotion Agency/CzechTrade, at the Center for Foreign Economic Relations or at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canada.
Tomanová Jana | Senior Broker Commercial Risk/Trade Credit, Aon CEE
Jana Tomanová works at Aon CEE as a Senior broker in the Commercial Risk / Trade Credit department. It mainly deals with receivables insurance, special financial products, guarantees and factoring on the Czech and Slovak markets. During her 14 years of experience in the field, she worked, among others, at the international insurance company Atradius Crédito y Caución S.A. de Seguros y Reaseguros, branch for the Czech Republic and other major brokerage companies. He regularly participates in international conferences on the topic of global financial risks.
Vágner Jiří | CEO, Chairman of the Board of SSI Energy
Jiří Vágner is a graduate of the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the University of Technology in Brno. Since 1995, he has been dedicated to the preparation and implementation of projects in the fields of modern energy, especially ecological energy sources, combined production of electricity and heat, and significantly also projects using RES. He has a number of successful implementations for corporate clients, such as ČEZ, Veolia Energie ČR, MVV Energie or Pražská teplárenská. He also used his experience in the implementation of many projects in the field of industrial energy, where it is necessary to thoroughly understand the specific requirements of the client. At the same time the client has to be offered the most modern technologies and energy-saving solutions with high added value and minimal impact on the environment. Jiří was fully devoted to this customer segment at his previous place of work, ČEZ ESCO. In the SSI Group, where he has been working since 2019, he has been on the position of chairman of the board and CEO of SSI Energy since this year.
Vaněk Ondřej | Executive, PKV BUILD
Ondřej Vaněk, a graduate of the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the University of Technology in Brno, is an executive at PKV BUILD s.r.o., a partner in ENMON Technologies s.r.o. and a partner in PKV Investments s.r.o. The company PKV helps companies and public organizations measure and reduce their carbon footprint and energy consumption, deals with the long-term concept and sustainability of buildings, operations and the entire energy economy. PKV's customers are multinational logistics companies, developers, funds, but also small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises, farmers, municipalities, cities and regions.
Vavřička Lukáš | Safety Consultant Linde Material Handling
Lukáš Vavřička, DiS. works as a consultant for safe operation and handling at Linde Material Handling Czech Republic. His aim is to fulfill the objectives of the Linde Material Handling "Vision 0" project, i.e. to help warehouse and handling equipment operators in reducing the number of accidents and injuries in production and warehousing to the ultimate target of zero. Lukáš Vavrička has been dedicated to traffic safety throughout his professional career. He studied at the University of Hradec Králové, graduated from the Higher Vocational School and Business Academy in Chotěboř with a diploma in Occupational Safety Management. He then worked as a Health&Safety and Fire Prevention technician at Eport Group. From there he moved to Automotive Lighting, s.r.o. where he worked in the position of Health&Safety technician and Safety Liaison of the corporate WCM system. He is the holder of a number of certificates, including professional qualifications in Health&Safety, as well as an internal auditor of systems according to ISO 45001, 14001 and 50001.
Včela Pavel | Division Manager, GLS CZ
Pavel has been managing the GLS branch for more than twelve years. Before that he worked in management of companies supplying parts to global car manufacturers for 15 years. “Securing the top quality of services under the conditions of extreme growth of transported volumes is a challenge comparable to the boom of the Czech automotive industry in the 1990s and e-shop logistics is becoming a highly sophisticated industry.”
Vesecký Richard | Head of the Department of Special Regimes - Methodology, Customs Administration of the Czech Republic
Since 2018, Richard Vesecký has been working as Methodist of the customs department of the General Directorate of Customs and Head of the Special Regimes Department. At the national level, he is responsible for the methodical management of customs matters towards customs authorities and the public - import and export processes and related customs formalities. He is a member of working groups for the development of electronic systems. He specializes in special customs regimes, customs procedures for e-commerce and entry operations - formalities associated with the entry of goods into the customs territory. He participates in the preparation of drafts of legal standards, their amendments and adjustments, including EU legislation in the customs area. At the EU level, he is a member of several working bodies of the European Commission (Expert group for special customs regimes, Customs expert group for general customs legislation, Expert group for e-commerce, Expert group for the INF system).
Židlík Martin | CEO, GX Solutions Bohemia
Martin Židlík is the CEO of GX Solutions Bohemia and currently holds the role of business and project manager for the development of new products in the field of monitoring and anti-collision safety systems for production, logistics and construction. He studied business economics at the Mining University - Technical University in Ostrava. He has been working for GX since 2016, where he mainly focuses on company strategy, business support, marketing and project management.
Žlábek Jaroslav | CEO of Toyota Material Handling CZ
Jaroslav Žlábek, CEO of Toyota Material Handling CZ s.r.o. since 2017. Together with other Toyota associates, he strengthens the company's position on the Czech market through the introduction and support of the most modern technologies in the field of automation, energy-efficient drives, connectivity and novelties within conventional model lines. He strives to build the cooperation with clients and partners on the ongoing improvement and progressive streamlining of all processes, but his focus is also in the field of services (maintainance, fleet management, rental). He emphasizes a comprehensive intralogistics solution based on long life, high efficiency and consistent handling reliability.