Ing. Jan Pýcha, MBA

Ing. Jan Pýcha, MBA

Motto: “Follow your own path and let people speak.”

Positions: Chief Financial/Economic Director, General/Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer / Plant Manager

Year of birth: 1958

Industries: Mechanical engineering, automotive, aircraft engines

Languages: Czech, English, Russian, German

Jan is a seasoned and highly experienced manager with a proven work history within the mechanical engineering, automotive and tooling industries. This experienced professional has also earned global work experience in Russia, China and the Arab nations.

Jan’s strengths include, in particular, “hard” negotiation skills, while he is quite capable of “soft” consulting. He is at home in financial management, FMEA, Six Sigma, crisis management and restructuring management, is proficient in the management of large-scale investments and also has extensive project management experience.

All achievements considered, he is especially proud of his successful lead of Henniges Automotive s.r.o. through an insolvency process, his participation in the establishment and management of a foreign joint venture and logistics centre for Plastika a.s. with its partner company G-Tech in China, and also his management of the overall MASSAG, a.s. consolidation (performance, profit, cash-flow).

Jan has implemented projects in the following companies:

  • Henniges Automotive a. s.
  • Plastika a.s.
  • Kappa Karton Morava, s.r.o. (now Smurfitt Kappa) Hradec nad Moravicí
  • Primus Group, a.s. Příbor (today Laundry Alliance)