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Change in the management of company ŠKODA JS

Date: 3. 4. 2018

At April 1, 2018, Vladimír Poklop, the up to now Member of the Board and Engineering Division Director, was appointed the General Director and Chairman of the Board of company ŠKODA JS a.s.

Vladimír Poklop (55) graduated from the College of Mechanical Engineering and Technology in Plzeň. He began his career in company ZES (now ŠKODA JS) in the year 1985, where he took part in the commissioning of the Mochovce nuclear power plant. In the years 1989 – 2014 he worked in various managerial positions in companies ŠKODA PRAHA and ŠKODA PRAHA Invest for instance during the construction of nuclear power units at Temelín, he controlled the preparation and initiation of construction of the 880 MWe  steam gas source in Počerady, worked on the project of power output increase of Dukovany nuclear power plant units. In the year 2014 he was appointed the Executive Head and Executive Division Director of newly established company ČEZ Engineering. Since the year 2016 he acted as the Engineering Division Director and Member of the Board of company ŠKODA JS.

Mr. Vladimír Poklop has declared he would like to continue the past successful period of company ŠKODA JS that is one of the Czech industry leaders. „Our strategic goal is to continue developing primarily the field of nuclear power industry. Besides our activities in the domestic market we aim to complete successfully the existing large projects in Slovakia and Hungary and continue working on new projects over there. We would like to further extend  our cask program and gain a dignified position in the field of technological supplies, engineering and EPC projects in other markets as well,“ summarizes General Director Vladimír Poklop.

The Supervisory Board of ŠKODA JS a.s. has highly appreciated the work of Josef Perlík, the former General Director and Chairman of the Board. Under his lead ŠKODA JS has showed a stable growth in key indices and the share of export in the company revenues has increased significantly throughout that period.