Executive management

Zdenek Stuchlik, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director

 GŘ Zdeněk Stuchlík  

He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, in the field of communication equipment. After graduation he had been working in company Tesla Hradec Kralove, he held the position of general manager since 1990. He held the position of general manager or special manager in top management in other companies - Tesla YS, Tesla Ecimex, Ecimex Group.

He began working with ZPA in autumn 2006 and he held the position of general manager in company Atrium Upa Valley since January 2007, affiliated society of ZPA Smart Energy. He holds the function of general manager and director in ZPA Smart Energy since 1st April 2008 and since May 2009 he also holds the funcion of  Chairman of Board of Directors.

Petr Privratsky, Member of the Board of Directors and Finance Director

 Petr Privratsky  

He graduated from the Faculty of Management at the University of Economics in Prague. In 1979, shortly after finishing the study, he joined ZPA Trutnov k.p. as a system analyst. At the beginning of 1993, within the process of privatization, he moved to Siemens Elektropřístroje s.r.o. where he acted as a finance director later. In connection with the transformation of the Siemens parent company, he continued holding the position of the finance director from 1999, and from 2002 to the end of 2010 he was also an executive of Tyco Electronics EC Trutnov s.r.o. Besides his role in the field of the company economy, he managed projects of building the new production premises and participated in managing the transfer of production from abroad, and projects in the field of the information technologies.

He joined ZPA Smart Energy a.s. in March 2011; he has acted as the finance director and a member of the Board of Directors since April 2011.

Ales Mikula, Member of the Board and Commercial and R&D Director

 Ales Mikula  

He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, in the field of technical cybernetics. In January 2006, he completed his post-graduate MBA studies.

He has been with ZPA Smart Energy since 1996, and has since held a variety of positions, including Design Manager and Technical Design Manager. He was appointed to his current position of R&D Director in April 2006. He has acted as a member of the Board of Directors since June 2011. Since 2016 he has acted as both Commercial and R&D Director.

Hynek Brazda, Quality Director

  Hynek Brázda            

He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science VUT in Brno, Faculty of electronic components and systems.

After graduation he joined the company ABB in the position of Quality Engineer and later as a manager of optimization of business processes. In 2005 he joined the ZPA CZ, spol. s.r.o. as a Head of Quality department. Between 2007 and 2008 he worked in the automotive industry and after his return to the ZPA Smart Energy in 2009 he was appointed as Director of quality department.

 Richard Hakl, Production Director

        VŘ Richard Hakl  

He graduated VSST in Liberec. After graduating, he joined the ZPA Trutnov k.p. in 1985 where he began working as a production controller. Due to Privatization in 1993 he joint the ZPA-CZ Ltd. where he worked in several manufacturing positions, and in 1997 he was appointed to the position of the Production director.