Libuše Šmuclerová

CEO

Libuše Šmuclerová has been CEO and Chair of the Board of publisher, Czech News Center, since 2007. Before that, she worked in the TV business, first in Czech Television, and later from 1993 to 2004 in TV Nova, where she was Director of Programmes from 1998.

Tomáš Stránský

Financial Director

Tomáš Stránský has held the post of Financial Director since 2008, and the role of Member of the Board since 2011. He joined the company in 2004 as the Chief Finance Controller from Ernst&Young.

David Šaroch

SALES DIRECTOR - PRINT AND EVENTS

David Šaroch joined the company in 2001 as Head of Regional Sales. From 2003, he worked as Director of Magazine Advertising, and in subsequent years also as director for newspapers and on-line content. He continued in his role following acquisition of part of Mladá fronta’s portfolio in 2016. From 2019 with company growth leading to the sales position being split into two specialisations, he holds the role of Sales Director for Print and Events.

Libor Berka

DIRECTOR OF MANUFACTURING AND DISTRIBUTION

Libor Berka headed central distribution and manufacturing from 2009. He joined the company in 2000 as a distribution manager, and in 2007 was named Distribution Director. His agenda was expanded, with the post of Director of Manufacturing added to his Distribution Director role, and this was followed by Marketing Director. He headed all three departments until 2018 when company growth led to the role being split into Marketing, Manufacturing and Distribution.

Gabriela Svianteková

Personnel Director

Gabriela Svianteková has been our Personnel Director since 2010. She joined the company in 2008 as an HR Specialist from the personnel agency, Dieter Strametz & Partner.

Petr Fryš

chief digital officer

Petr Fryš has held the position of Chief Digital Officer since 2019. He has built up experience in the on-line media world since 2001, holding various positions within both publishers – Seznam.cz, Centrum.cz, and media and communication agencies – MediaCom Praha, Omnicom Media Group.

Michal Heisig

ON-LINE ADVERTISING DIRECTOR

Michal Heisig has been On-Line Advertising Director since 2019. He has specialised in selling on-line advertising since 2002. He worked for Český Telecom Group’s MIA media representation, then from 2004 for Seznam.cz where he held the role of Sales Director for the whole Seznam.cz website between 2009 and 2017. In 2018, he worked on developing and stabilising the global sales team at Estheticon.com.

Jan Samko

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Jan Samko took up his role as Marketing Director in 2018. Before that time, he had worked for over 15 years in brand strategy, e-commerce and omnichannel platforms. He was Marketing Director at Alza.cz where he worked for almost a decade, and he has experience of the Communication Department at Seznam.cz and the largest electronics retailer. From 2015 to 2018 he worked for Datart International as Marketing Director, and between 2017 and 2018 as a Member of the Board.

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