Chairman of the Board of Directors of U & Sluno and President of the Union of Trade and Tourism of the Czech Republic Marta Nováková and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the production company Kovobel Emil Beber were announced at the Palác Žofín as the winner of the competition Manager of the Year 2016. The 24th Annual Competition was organized by the Confederation of Industry and Transport of the Czech Republic, Confederation of Employers and Entrepreneurs of the Czech Republic and the Czech Management Association.
The best ten managers were nominated in TOP 10. Besides Nováková and Beber were nominated those managers. The owner and managing director of Marlenka International Gevorg Avetisjan, Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of ČEPRO Jan Duspěva. Director of the Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Aleš Herman, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fisheries Třeboň Jan Hůda, CEO of Koyo Bearings CR Petr Novák, Director of Civil Aviation Authority of the Czech Republic Josef Rada, CEO of AGC Automotive Czech Luděk Steklý and SOMA Managing Director Ladislav Verner.
"It is positive that more female managers have been nominated than in previous years. Managers were assessed not only for the year 2016, but for their long-term business activity so that we could comprehensively assess their capabilities," commented President John Wiesner.
This year's novelty was the awarding of a prize for innovation for sustainable development for long-term and consistent innovation with economic, social and environmental benefits for all. From the 71 finalists of the competition received award Managing Director of HACO Martin Havlín, Director of the Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Aleš Herman and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fisheries Třeboň Jan Hůda.21. 4. 2017