Statutory Bodies

Board of Directors

Stéphane Corbet Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO

Jiří Koutník Head of Project and IT Management Section

Šárka Šindlerová Head of Financial Section

William Chonier Head of Development Section

Zdeněk Zavadil Head of Client Service and Operations Section

Stéphane Corbet

Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO

Born 11 September 1969 in France, resident of Prague, French citizen, elected Chairman of the Board of Directors on 1 September 2011. Member of the Board of Directors of Komerční pojišťovna since 1 September 2003. He held various actuarial positions, most recently at SOGECAP, before that at A.G.F. (Allianz Group member). He is a graduate of the Institute of Statistics of the Paris University and member of the French Institute of Actuaries.

Zdeněk Zavadil

Member of the Board of Directors and Head of Client Service and Operations Section

Born 22 April 1969, resident of Prague, elected member of the Board of Directors on 10 May 2001. He worked in financial sector, holding various managerial positions from 1993. He is a graduate of University of Economics in Prague, Faculty of Business Administration.

Šárka Šindlerová

Member of the Board of Directors and Head of Financial Section

Born 11 January 1973, resident of Velké Popovice, elected member of the Board of Directors on 1 July 2007. From 1996 she worked in the financial sector, at Deloitte and ING. In November 2002 she joined Komerční pojišťovna and became the Head of Financial Section. She is a graduate of the Silesian University, School of Economics.

Jiří Koutník

Member of the Board of Directors and Head of Project and Information Technology Management Section

Born 8 October 1969, resident of Prague, elected member of the Board of Directors on 19 April 2011. Worked in Komerční banka in top IT positions from 2003, last time as the head of SW Development for Distribution Channels. In April 2011 he joined KP as Head of Project and Information Technology Management Section. He is a graduate of Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

William Chonier

Member of the Board of Directors and Head of Development Section

Born 25 January 1971 in France, resident of Prague, French citizen, elected member of the Board of Directors from 1 September 2011. Last time he worked as Sales Director of SG Insurance Russia. He came to KP on 1 September 2011 as Head of Development Section. He is a graduate of the Clermont-Ferrand University in France, major Economics and Management.

Supervisory Board

Philippe Perret

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Born 11 January 1963 in France, resident of Paris, France, French citizen, elected member of the Supervisory Board on 4 March 2006, elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board on 4 December 2009. Since 1987 he has been working in the financial sector, first in NATIO-VIE (BNP Group member). Since 1997 he has been working at SOGECAP. Since 1 December 2009 he has taken over the position of the company's CEO. He is a graduate of the National School of Statistics and Economic Management and member of the Executive Committee of the Association of French Insurance Companies and the French Institute of Actuarial Mathematics.

Henri Bonnet

Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Born 6 July 1949 in France, resident of Fourqueux, France, French citizen, elected member of the Supervisory Board on 2 December 2009, elected Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board on 4 December 2009. He graduated from Law Faculty of University of Poitiers, France. From 1967 he worked in Société Générale. He held several long-term managerial positions with different foreign entities of Société Générale. From 2001 he worked as Deputy Director of the Division of Specialized Financial Services of Société Générale. Since 10 September 2009 he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Komerční banka, a.s.

Pascal Bied-Charreton

Member of the Supervisory Board

Born 28 December 1964 in France, resident of Paris, France, citizen of France, elected member of the Supervisory Board on 2 December 2009. He graduated in economics from the university Ecole Centrale de Paris. Since 1988 he has worked in the insurance sector - in the companies CARDIF, Natio-Vie and BNP Paribas. From September 2006 to November 2009 he was Director for International Development of Société Générale Insurance (Asia). Since 1 December 2009 he has been Deputy General Manager of SOGECAP. He is a member of the French Institute of Actuarial Mathematics.

Pavel Čejka

Member of the Supervisory Board

Born 13 December 1964, resident of Prague, elected member of the Supervisory Board on 21 March 2007. He is a graduate of the Czech Technical University and University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business. He began his career at Arthur Andersen, an auditing and consulting company. He then held the position of the Head of Financial Management at Československá obchodní banka. Since 2003 he has been an employee of Komerční banka. First he was Deputy Financial Director of Strategy and Finance Section; since 1 February 2006 he has been the CFO of Komerční banka and a Member of the Committee of Directors, which is KB's executive body for bank management.

Jiří Potužil

Member of the Supervisory Board

Born 30 June 1975, resident of Prague, elected member of the Supervisory Board on 16 November 2011. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University. He started his career in Generali Insurance company. Since 2010 he has been employed in Komerční pojišťovna, where he works as Head of Actuarial Mathematics. He is a certified member of the Society of Actuaries

Martin Kalivoda

Member of the Supervisory Board

Born 17 March 1974, resident of Střížov, elected member of the Supervisory Board on 16 November 2011. He is a graduate of Masaryk University, Brno. His career started in public administration. Since 2007 he has worked in Komerční pojišťovna, first as an application manager, later as a quality manager. He holds the Six Sigma Green Belt certificate.