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PPF is a team of people brought together by a common vision and the belief in personal responsibility, hard work, talent, and the ability to seize opportunities.

Petr Kellner Family

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98,93 % (subject to ongoing inheritance proceedings)

Ladislav Bartoníček

Shareholder and CEO PPF Group N.V.

Stake

0.535 %

Other Roles

PPF Executive Committeee Member, Head of PPF Group’s telecommunications, media, biotechnology and investments

Biography

Born in 1964, Ladislav Bartoníček graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Czech Technical University in Prague. He joined PPF investiční společnost a.s. in 1991 as executive director and received an MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, in 1993. From 1996 to September 2006, he served as chief executive officer of insurer Česká pojišťovna a.s. In 2007, he was appointed CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Generali PPF Holding N.V. (GPH), one of the largest insurance groups in Central and Eastern Europe, which was established as a joint venture between PPF Group and Assicurazioni Generali. He held his CEO position at GPH until March 2013.

Ladislav Bartoníček has been a shareholder of PPF Group N.V. since 2007. From March 2014 to February 2018, he was CEO of SOTIO a.s., PPF Group’s biotechnology company. He has been responsible for the strategic management of the Group‘s telecommunications, media, and biotechnology investments since 2018. 

Jean-Pascal Duvieusart

Shareholder, PPF Group N.V.

Stake

0.535 %

Other Roles

PPF Executive Committee Member, Home Credit Group CEO

Biography

Born in 1966; a graduate of the University of Chicago (MBA) and the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, where he majored in Commercial Engineering. He was a managing partner at McKinsey Prague between 1999 and 2005, when he assumed leadership of McKinsey CIS and Central Europe, based in Moscow. He has been a PPF Group shareholder since 2010. As PPF Group’s representative, he held a position of Board member with Polymetal International, also being a Strategy & IR Development Director, member of Supervisory Board, at Russia-based Nomos Bank.

J.-P. Duvieusart was a member of top-management at SOTIO, PPF Group’s biotechnology company, with focus on its Chinese and U.S. businesses. He is a Director of PPF Real Estate Holding B.V. and member of the Board of Directors of PPF Financial Holdings a.s. since June 2021.

In January 2020, he was appointed CEO of Home Credit N.V. Within PPF Group’s leadership, he is a Member of the PPF Executive Committee and in charge of financial services and real estate.

Ladislav Bartoníček

Shareholder and CEO PPF Group N.V.

Stake

0.535 %

Other Roles

PPF Executive Committeee Member, Head of PPF Group’s telecommunications, media, biotechnology and investments

Biography

Born in 1964, Ladislav Bartoníček graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Czech Technical University in Prague. He joined PPF investiční společnost a.s. in 1991 as executive director and received an MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, in 1993. From 1996 to September 2006, he served as chief executive officer of insurer Česká pojišťovna a.s. In 2007, he was appointed CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Generali PPF Holding N.V. (GPH), one of the largest insurance groups in Central and Eastern Europe, which was established as a joint venture between PPF Group and Assicurazioni Generali. He held his CEO position at GPH until March 2013.

Ladislav Bartoníček has been a shareholder of PPF Group N.V. since 2007. From March 2014 to February 2018, he was CEO of SOTIO a.s., PPF Group’s biotechnology company. He has been responsible for the strategic management of the Group‘s telecommunications, media, and biotechnology investments since 2018. 

Kateřina Jirásková

CFO, PPF Group

Other Roles

PPF Executive Committee Member, Board Member of the PPF Foundation

Biography

Born in 1974, Kateřina Jirásková graduated from the University of Economics, Prague, and worked as a securities trader at Conseq before joining PPF Group in 2000 as a portfolio manager. She was in charge of Generali PPF Asset Management for eight years, with responsibility for one of the largest portfolios in Central and Eastern Europe. She was also responsible for the performance of the portfolio of investments held by Generali PPF Holding’s 27 firms managing €15 billion in assets in 14 countries.

In 2013, she became the chief financial officer of PPF Group and chairwoman of the Board of Directors of PPF a.s. and she is a member of the Board of Directors of PPF Financial Holdings a.s. She also chairs PPF Foundation's Board of Trustees.

Jean-Pascal Duvieusart

Shareholder, PPF Group N.V.

Stake

0.535 %

Other Roles

PPF Executive Committee Member, Home Credit Group CEO

Biography

Born in 1966; a graduate of the University of Chicago (MBA) and the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, where he majored in Commercial Engineering. He was a managing partner at McKinsey Prague between 1999 and 2005, when he assumed leadership of McKinsey CIS and Central Europe, based in Moscow. He has been a PPF Group shareholder since 2010. As PPF Group’s representative, he held a position of Board member with Polymetal International, also being a Strategy & IR Development Director, member of Supervisory Board, at Russia-based Nomos Bank.

J.-P. Duvieusart was a member of top-management at SOTIO, PPF Group’s biotechnology company, with focus on its Chinese and U.S. businesses. He is a Director of PPF Real Estate Holding B.V. and member of the Board of Directors of PPF Financial Holdings a.s. since June 2021.

In January 2020, he was appointed CEO of Home Credit N.V. Within PPF Group’s leadership, he is a Member of the PPF Executive Committee and in charge of financial services and real estate.

Tomáš Brzobohatý

PPF Executive Committee Member

Biography

He is a lawyer and founder of the Brzobohatý, Brož & Honsa (BBH) law firm, which he led as managing partner until 2004.

He has cooperated with PPF since 1996 on mergers and acquisitions and managing investment projects. Tomáš Brzobohatý has participated in all the Group’s fundamental transactions.

Aleš Minx

Chairman of the Board of Directors, PPF Group N.V.

Biography

Born in 1964, Aleš Minx graduated from the Faculty of Industrial Economics of the University of Economics, Prague. Between 1987 and 1992, he worked at PAL a.s. as head of the Economics Department. He joined PPF in 1992 and was its CFO until June 2001 before becoming CEO of PPF a.s. from July 2001 to May 2005. He held the position of vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board of PPF a.s. until March 2007 and is now the Chairman of the Board of Directors of PPF Group N.V. He was also member of the Supervisory Board of O2 Czech Republic from July 2015 to October 2016.

Rudolf Bosveld

Member of the Board of Directors, PPF Group N.V.

Biography

Born in 1958, Rudolf graduated from Erasmus University in Rotterdam where he received a master's degree in management with a specialization in corporate finance. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial services and financial markets. He has held many top executive positions in the financial sector, including that of executive director for corporate finance and capital markets at MeesPierson N.V., director for corporate development, mergers, and acquisitions at Nuon, and managing director of Rabobank International.

Jan Cornelis Jansen

Member of the Board of Directors, PPF Group N.V.

Biography

Born in 1972, Jan Jansen holds an LL.M in Dutch Law from Universiteit Utrecht, specializing in economic, public, and business law. He also has two post-graduate qualifications in company and corporate law and employment law from the Grotius Academie (Nijmegen) and Vrije Universiteit Law Academy (Amsterdam), respectively.

He joined PPF Group in 2007 after spending three years at De Hoge Dennen Holding as legal counsel and corporate secretary for social investment funds and he held legal positions within various companies prior to that. He then worked as legal counsel and company secretary for PPF Group N.V. In 2012, he became vice-chairman of the Home Credit B.V. Board of Directors and from July 2015 he has been a member of the Board of Directors of PPF Group N. V.

Petr Kellner

Founder of the PPF Group

Biography

Born in 1964, Petr Kellner graduated from the Faculty of Industrial Economics at the University of Economics, Prague in 1986. He is one of PPF Group’s founders and was chairman of the Board of Directors of PPF a.s. from January 1998 until March 2007. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. from April 2007 until March 2013. Petr Kellner oversaw the group’s strategic development and its future direction. Petr Kellner tragically died in a helicopter crash in Alaska on March 28, 2021.  

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