Jan Blaško Back From China, To Join PPF Top Management
Jan Blaško is a graduate of the Czech Technical University in Prague, ČVUT. He was awarded an MBA by University of Chicago. In 1996 Mr Blaško was named Director of PPF brokerage company, PPF Burzovní společnosti a.s. From 2000 until 2004 he has been member of the Board of Directors of Czech Insurance Company, Česká pojišťovna a.s. as well as member of the Board, PPF. During last three years he has been managing Group’s activities in China, with main focus on Home Credit entering the Chinese market.
Jiří Šmejc, the shareholder of PPF Group, acknowledged Jan Blaško’s contribution to the Group expansion: "Thanks to his effort we have managed to gain a leading position in a very dynamic and demanding Chinese market. Jan has accomplished his role to launch the business in China. Today PPF Group intends to use his expertise and experience in order to build further strategic pillars of its business."