Jan graduated from Prague University of Economics in 1991 with the specialization on international trade. During 1991 – 1993 he continued studying at Charles University, Law faculty. In 2000 he obtained a diploma Master of Business Administration by Sheffield Hallam University. Then he attended postgraduate studies with the topic „Mergers & Acquisition“ on the University of Economics. Jan has already completed several professional courses, e.g. International Business Programme in MCE Brussel.
Jan worked for international companies such as Kraft Foods, Čokoládovny/COPART (Danone, Nestle), Levi Strauss and SCA in different managerial positions in logistics, marketing, sales and management areas, last as Managing Director of SCA Hygiene Product. For the last couple of years he has been in charge of recruiting candidates for top managerial positions in Dr. Kaufmann & partner / AMROP HEVER. Later he established the Prague branch of Transearch International specializing in senior assignments in a broad range of sectors. In 2016 he founded Partner4Search.
Jan has wide experience in executive search for top and senior management positions for international and local companies in the sectors of FMCG & Retail, Automotive & Industry, Financial Services, Utility, sales, marketing, logistics, quality or procurement.
Pavel has been engaged within the FMCG and retail for the last twenty years. He has excellent experience in sales, marketing, manufacturing and very good awareness and experience with top management of international companies such as SCA Hygiene Products, Moulinex – Krups, Timex and AB Cosmetics. Between 2012 and 2015 he was a partner in Topsearch and since 2016 he joined as a partner Partner4Search.
Pavel gained good knowledge of both the Czech and specifically the Slovak market which he acquired during his employment in senior management roles with the above companies. As a senior manager, Pavel was involved in developing his teams, people management and motivation.
Ivana is graduated from economical fakulty of Technical University of Ostrava (VSB-TUO) and worked more than 10 years in FMCG companies Staropramen Breweries, Jan Becher – Pernod Ricard and Jitona in various managerial positions in sales, marketing, trade marketing and logistics.
Since 2004 Ivana is active in the area of HR consulting and advisory. She became certified coach and implemented numerous assessment as well as development centers, training centers and company restructurings with focus on efficiency of management, sales and HR.Ivana was in charge of big scale projects for CEZ, Czech Airlines or Forests of the Czech republic. Since 2014 she was also acting as HR Manager in automotive company. In 2020 Ivana joined as a partner Partner4Search and is providing services in HR consulting and advisory.
Viola has been in the HR industry since 2011 when she started as a Researcher in executive search company Transearch International. After two years she got promoted to a consultant position. She has been in Partner4Search since the very beginning, where she then bacame a senior consultant in 2017. While studying, she also worked on numerous HR projects, for example she was in charge of HR procedures in Xport vše Business Accelerator.
Viola graduated at the University of Economics and now continues her studies at the University of New York in Prague working on finishing MBA programme. She spent one semester at the Canadian University McGill. She also deepened her knowledge in a few foreign courses mainly focused on soft skills, such as Leadership skills or Global business Environment at the London School of Business and Finance, and Strategic Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Nikola studied Tourism at the High School of Hotel Management in Zlín. She undertook her administrative training at the Town Council of Zlín. After finishing her studies, she continued in the hotel and tourism industry. After that, she started as a sales assistant for a fashion company.