Prague, 15 October 2009 – Mr Miroslav Vlasák has become a new Executive of Unipetrol Doprava, he replaces Mr Luboš Kučera, who has resigned.
After the change, Unipetrol Doprava will continue to have three Executives. In addition to the newly appointed Miroslav Vlasák, Miroslav Hajíček and Karel Surma (the Director of the Shared Service Centre of the Unipetrol Group) remain in the positions of Executives.
Mr Vlasák has eleven-year experience in sales and marketing, during eight years of which he occupied top management positions. He comes to Unipetrol from a consultancy firm. He has experience in the retail business of petrol stations and has dealt with preparing sales strategies and logistical concepts. He has worked for Esso, Aral and ČEZ.
Mr Luboš Kučera worked in the Unipetrol Group from 1993 and was an Executive of Unipetrol Doprava from May 2007.
The management of Unipetrol would like to thank Mr Kučera for his contribution to the Group and especially for his achievements in Unipetrol Doprava's development and restructuring.
Mr Vlasák’s professional CV
1/2009 – 9/2009 Consultancy
2006 – 2008 ČEZ Prodej, s.r.o. - Head of the Retail Department
2001 – 2006 Aral ČR, a.s., Czech Republic – Head of Marketing, Shop & Gastro Department
1997 – 2001 ESSO, Czech Republic, Prague –Category and Shop Manager
Education: a graduate of the University of Economics in Prague (bachelor’s degree in Logistics management, master’s degree in logistics and business management).
UNIPETROL DOPRAVA, s.r.o., Unipetrol Doprava engages in the transport and forwarding, in particular of chemical products, via railway, primarily for members of Unipetrol Group. The company ensures railway forwarding of consignments in freight cars with the help of public forwarders, and also in its own trains with the help of private hauliers on the nation-wide railway network, and ensures links to other public and private hauliers abroad.
UNIPETROL, a.s. is a group of companies operating in the petrochemical industry in the Czech Republic. In 2005 UNIPETROL became a part of the PKN ORLEN Group, the largest oil processor in Central Europe. The UNIPETROL Group is oriented mostly towards oil processing, fuel distribution and petrochemical production. In all of these business areas the UNIPETROL Group is among the key players both in the Czech Republic and on the Central European market. The Group ranks among the leading firms in the Czech Republic in terms of its revenues, and employs more than 4,000 people.
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