ÚJV Řež, a. s., a leading Czech provider of services for nuclear and conventional energy, industry and healthcare, is being headed from 11 June 2018 by Daniel Jiřička in the posts of chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer.
Daniel Jiřička comes to ÚJV Řež from a senior management position held at the ČEZ Group. He replaces Karel Křížek as chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. The direction of ÚJV Řež under the new management remains the same.
There was also a change to the company’s Board of Directors. What happens at ÚJV Řež, a. s. will now be decided by Michaela Neprašová, member of the Board of Directors (Financial Director), Patrik Špátzal, member of the Board of Directors (Radiopharmaceuticals Division Director) and Lucie Židová, member of the Board of Directors (ENERGOPROJEKT PRAHA Division Director). Vladimír Stratil (Integrity and Technical Engineering Division Director) remains a member of the Board of Directors.
“The decision of the general meeting concluded the several months of the management process which aims to make a gradual generational transition in the company’s management. This way we will ensure the continuity of all operations and business activities of ÚJV Řež,” explains Bohdan Zronek, chairman of the Supervisory Board of ÚJV Řež, a. s., Chief Nuclear Officer at ČEZ, a. s.
The supervisory and strategic role of the Supervisory Board of ÚJV Řež, a. s. will also be enhanced and extended by two representatives appointed from the ranks of employees (employees will have a total of 3 representatives in the 9-member Supervisory Board).
ÚJV Řež, a. s., has been one of the institutions engaged in services for energy on a European scale for more than 60 years. The company’s shareholders are ČEZ, a.s. (52.4 %), Slovenské elektrárne, a. s. (27.7 %), ŠKODA JS, a. s. (17.3 %) and the municipality of Husinec (2.3 %). ÚJV Řež is the leading company of the ÚJV Group and the 100% owner of the subsidiaries Řež Research Centre, Institute of Applied Mechanics Brno and Research and Testing Institute Plzeň. Together with the subsidiaries it employs over 1,200 people, experts in nuclear energy, planning, material engineering, radioactive waste and nuclear medicine. The basis for providing comprehensive services consists of a technical and technological infrastructure, while many of the facilities are unique in the European context (such as two research nuclear reactors).