Statutory Bodies

Board of Directors

William Chonier

Member of the Board
of Directors

Jiří Koutník

Member of the Board
of Directors

Stéphane Corbet

Chairman of the Board
of Directors

Šárka Šindlerová

Member of the Board
of Directors

Zdeněk Zavadil

Member of the Board
of Directors

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 as of 29 September 2011. Member of the Board of Directors of Komerční pojišťovna since 1 September 2003. He held various actuarial positions, most recently at SOGECAP, after an engagement with A.G.F. (Allianz Group member). Mr. Corbet is a graduate of the Institute of Statistics of Paris University and member of the French Institute of Actuaries.

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 as of 1 July 2007. Ms. Šindlerová has worked in the financial sector since 1996, namely at Deloitte and ING. In November 2002 she joined Komerční pojišťovna in the position of Head of Financial Section. She is a graduate of Silesian University, School of Economics.

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 as of 27 September 2011. Prior to joining KP on 1 September 2011 as Head of Development Section, he held the position of Sales Director of SG Insurance Russia. Mr. Chonier is a graduate of Clermont-Ferrand University in France, where he majored in Economics and Management.

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 as of 19 April 2011. Mr. Koutník joined Komerční banka in 2003 and worked in top IT positions, the last one being 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.

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 as of 10 May 2001. Mr. Zavadil has worked in the financial sector since 1993, holding various managerial positions. He is a graduate of University of Economics in Prague, Faculty of Business Administration.

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 as of 4 March 2006, elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board as of 4 December 2009. He has worked in the financial sector since 1987, first in NATIO-VIE (BNP Group member), and since 1997 at SOGECAP of which he became CEO as of 1 December 2009. Mr. Perret 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 Actuaries.

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 as of 2 December 2009, elected Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board as of 4 December 2009. He graduated from Law Faculty of University of Poitiers, France. In 1967 he joined Société Générale; he has held several long-term managerial positions with different foreign entities of Société Générale. In 2001 Mr. Bonnet was named Deputy Director of Société Générale’s Division of Specialized Financial Services. 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 as of 2 December 2009. He graduated in economics from the university Ecole Centrale de Paris. Mr. Bied-Charreton has worked in the insurance sector since 1988, 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). On 1 December 2009 he was appointed Deputy General Manager of SOGECAP. He is a member of the French Institute of Actuaries.

Pavel Čejka

Member of the Supervisory Board

Born 13 December 1964, resident of Prague, elected member of the Supervisory Board as of 21 March 2007. He is a graduate of Czech Technical University and University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business. Mr. Čejka started his career with the auditing and consulting firm Arthur Andersen. He then held the position of Head of Finance Management at Československá obchodní banka. He joined Komerční banka in 2003, first as Deputy Executive Director for Finance and from February 2006 to July 2012 as Executive Director for Strategy and Finance. Since 1 August 2012 he has been member of KB’s Board of Directors and is in charge of managing the Strategy and Finance, Operations, Information Technology, Project Organization and Management, Support Services and Investment banking – Operations Sections.

Jiří Potužil

Member of the Supervisory Board

Born 30 June 1975, resident of Prague, elected member of the Supervisory Board as of 16 November 2011. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University. Mr. Potužil started his career at the Generali Insurance company. In 2010 he joined Komerční pojišťovna in the position of Head of Actuarial Department. He is a certified member of the Czech Society of Actuaries.

Martin Kalivoda

Member of the Supervisory Board

Born 17 March 1974, resident of Střížov, elected member of the Supervisory Board as of 16 November 2011. He is a graduate of Masaryk University in Brno. His career started in public administration. In 2007 he joined Komerční pojišťovna, first as Applications Manager and then Quality Manager. Mr. Kalivoda is the holder of the Six Sigma Green Belt certificate.


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