Pederson appoints ČR head
March 12th, 2008
The executive search firm Pedersen & Partners has appointed Daniel Hron to the position of country manager for the Czech Republic. The current country manager, Michael Al-Nassir, is scheduled to commence a new assignment within the firm later this year, after overseeing the management transition.
For the past seven years, Hron has served as a principal consultant at Egon Zehnder International in the Czech Republic. Before Egon Zehnder, Hron worked in various positions for Schindler Elevators in the Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovakia, including as general manager of Schindler Slovakia.
Hron is a founding board member of the British Business Forum. He is a graduate of the University of Ottawa and holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.
The consulting company ASB Prague has expanded its trust management team with the appointment of Pavel Včelák. Prior to joining ASB, Včelák managed projects and supervised service agreements at Accenture. He is a graduate of Prague’s University of Economics, where he specialized in international trade.
Google’s Czech branch has hired Daniel Nohel as a sales manager. Nohel joins Google from the media agency Mindshare, where he led the sales department after previously working as an interaction manager. Prior to joining Mindshare in 2003, Nohel worked for two years as a project manager at M.I.A.
Nohel is a graduate of the Faculty of Business Administration at the Silesian University in Opava, north Moravia.
WPB Capital has named Martin Brabec its new financial director. With more than 10 years experience in bank finance, Brabec, 34, will be responsible for all aspect of WPB’s finances. Brabec comes to the position from Hypoteční banka, where, since 2003, he led the bank’s departmental planning and investments.
The public relations firm Mmd has appointed Petra Koláčná to the position of senior account manager. Koláčná previously worked at Colin PR, where she contributed to the formation, realization and development of communication strategies, specifically for Sitronics TS, Check Point Software Technologies and Xerox.
Koláčná’s public relations career began at the Geosan Group. She then worked for the consulting company CWE, where she was responsible for the communication strategy of the Czech Republic’s Waterways Directorate.
She is a graduate of the Faculty of Economics and Management at the Czech University of Agriculture, where she is now also pursuing a doctorate.
— Compiled by Kira Rose.
Pederson appoints ČR head