Jean-Pascal Duvieusart becomes shareholder in PPF Group N.V.
Jean-Pascal Duvieusart has indirectly purchased 0.25% of shares in PPF Group N.V. from Petr Kellner, the founder and majority shareholder, for an undisclosed price.
In a decision related to personal matters Ladislav Bartonicek decided to reduce his stake by 0.14%. As a consequence of these changes, the ownership and shares structure of PPF Group N.V is as follows:-
- Petr Kellner: 94.25%
- Jiri Smejc: 5.00%
- Ladislav Bartonicek: 0.50%
- J.-P. Duvieusart: 0.25%.
J.-P. Duvieusart will contribute to all major and strategic decisions taken by the Group. At an operational level he assumes responsibility for a number of the Group´s major investments in Russia, including NOMOS Bank and Polymetal. Home Credit Bank and Eldorado will continue to be managed at a Group level. In addition, J.-P. Duvieusart will assume responsibility for Group-wide Human Resources from Evzen Hart who will focus on the Group’s investments in the media sector. J.-P. Duvieusart will be based in Moscow.
As part of these developments, Jiri Smejc will become Chairman of the Group Executive Committee leaving him responsible for the Group’s global operations and across all sectors.
Petr Kellner, founder and majority shareholder of PPF Group commented: “I am delighted to welcome Jean-Pascal as a fellow shareholder and Senior Group Executive Team member. His considerable strategic thinking and advisory experience will further enrich our core team. As the Group’s business continues to diversify, Jean-Pascal´s impressive track record in change management, financial services and strategic HR will bring substantial added value to PPF’s already strong capabilities. Jean-Pascal will play an important role in developing some of our key assets.