Shareholder Expectations vs. 21st Century Market Dynamics

The Leadership Series: In-depth Discussions with the Leaders Who are Defining the Future

“Shareholder Expectations vs. 21st Century Market Dynamics: Is it really possible to get more with less? What are the core issues leaders need to focus on today? How do these changing dynamics affect employee engagement and tenure? How are employee attitudes changing? Is it time to consider a new leadership paradigm?

Join us for what is sure to be a lively and enlightening discussion moderated by columnist, author, and one of Europe’s most respected authorities on leadership, Pepper de Callier, Founder of Prague Leadership Institute and recently named “Best Corporate Leadership Coach—Europe” by UK based, international trade-publishing company, Corporate Vision.

Joining Pepper will be a panel of four internationally respected leaders and investors:

Martin Kusik—One of the five founding partners of PENTA and now Founder of Odyssey 44, which is the investment vehicle for the Kusik family. During his 20 years with PENTA, Martin was directly involved in several of PENTA’s most significant projects and activities. He is a graduate of Charles University School of Law and studied law and economics at Univeridad Complutense in Madrid.

Pavel Rehak—As CEO, he led the restructuring and successful turnaround of Ceska pojistovna. He is currently CEO of Vigo Investments, the business arm of Vigo Group, which also includes a significant philanthropic focus.  A Board Member of Aspen Institute Prague, Pavel has earned a reputation of being one of the most talented young leaders in the Czech Republic.  A former McKinsey & Co. consultant, he received his MBA from Kellogg at Northwestern University.

Petr Smida—Now a private investor, formerly CEO of GE Money Bank CZ, then Global SVP Consumer Finance, and then Chairman, CEO of Alfa Bank, which he grew five-fold and was recognized as “The Best Bank in Russia” for three years running, under his leadership. A graduate of the Prague School of Economics, Petr is a Founding Member of the Czech Institute of Directors and the recipient of numerous leadership awards.

Milan Vasina—considered to be one of the most effective leaders in Deutsche Telekom, Milan has been CEO of T-Mobile CZ since 2011. Prior to this he was Executive Marketing Director of T-Mobile Slovakia and served as a Board Member during the integration of Slovak Telekom. He is a graduate of Economics from Agronomic University in Brno.

Please join us at the Anglo American University Prague. The format for this event will be a discussion with four leaders conducted by Pepper de Callier and followed by a Q and A, networking, refreshments and buffet.

Eventpage on Facebook - feel free to invite your business friends and colleagues to this event

Date: 10 November 2015, starting at 18.00
Tickets: CZK 690,--
Ticket pre-sales:


Doors open

18:30 – 20:00
Discussion moderated
by Pepper de Callier

Open Networking

Interested in Business Networking at the highest level? Then you will not want to miss this event. Prague Leadership Institute
( and Prague Business Leaders Networking ( are happy to invite you to our event in Prague on 10 November 2015 at Anglo American University Prague.

Anglo-American University
Letenská 120/5, 118 00 Praha

Prague Leadership Institute
Prague Monitor
Anglo American Univeristy
Czech Leaders Magazine

Video on YouTube

Related articles

Facebook comments

Kalina Restaurant

... the real luxury is actually waiting for you on your...

Voluntair s.r.o.

Have fun. Help. Volunteer overseas - Let us organize your...

DoDo (

Personal Assistant who SAVES YOUR TIME and NERVES. Just ask...

Ski Go Home

Seasonal Ski Rental with 15% discount!

Medtronic Czechia s.r.o.

Delivering on our promises through medical innovation

SAP Business Services Centre...

Explore Careers at SAP

Ing. Martin Straňák

Translator and interpreter of the English language

AB InBev

AB InBev in the Czech Republic

Prague’s # 1 source for Czech news in English…

Expat and Czech Business Professional Network

Deutschsprachiges Informationsportal