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Effective from September 1, 2020, Martin Škop has been appointed as a new CEO of CETIN a.s.

Effective from September 1, 2020, Martin Škop has been appointed as a new CEO of CETIN a.s. to allow Juraj Šedivý to fully concentrate on the management of the regional CETIN Group

Prague, August 26, 2020 – Effective from September 1, 2020 Martin Škop has been appointed as a new CEO and member of the Board of Directors of CETIN a.s. He replaces Juraj Šedivý who will continue as Chairman of the Board of Directors of CETIN a.s. and as a member of the Board of Directors and CEO of CETIN Group will fully concentrate on the management and operations of CETIN Group in the CEE region.

This personal change is following the completion of the structural separation of three of the Telenor branded mobile operators in Hungary, Bulgaria and Serbia and the establishment of CETIN Group, associating infrastructure companies CETIN in the Czech Republic, CETIN Hungary, CETIN Bulgaria and CETIN Serbia.

 

About Martin Škop:

Martin Škop has an extensive international experience in the field of telecommunications and IT. After graduating from the Czech Technical University, he held various managerial positions in the mobile operator Eurotel, and since 2000 he worked at Český Telecom as an Executive Director for network planning and development.

Between 2005 and 2015 under the Telefónica brand he served as an Executive Director responsible for ICT and infrastructure development in the Czech Republic. At the same time Martin acted as a CTO in Slovakia, where he participated in the establishment of the new operator O2 Slovakia. In 2013 he joined Telefónica Germany as a CTO.

Since January 2015, he served as a member of the top management of the Russian operator Vimplecom, operating under the Beeline brand, where he was responsible for the development and operation of fixed and mobile networks and IT in the position of a CTIO. Since 2017 he held a position of Chairman of the Board of the local infrastructure company NTC.

Martin Škop is fluent in English and Russian and speaks German and Spanish.

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