Industrial origination, financial and commercial due diligence
POST ACQUISITION ROLE
BoD member responsible for business development & operations
Automotive, aerospace, environmental services, business services, machining and machine production
Ladislav has over 20 years of experience from top management positions from both global companies and local Private Equity backed businesses.
He was a successful crisis manager responsible for recovery of Drinks Union and its successful sale to Heineken. Later he led complete turnaround of heavily loss making Technometra company.
In the field of business development his main success was the growth of Aero Vodochody from EBITDA CZK 339m to CZK 1 008m.
He was also inter allia interim CEO of Aquatest, SG Geotechnika and founder of IT business and composite manufacturing company.
Ladislav is a founder of Confederation of the Czech Aviation Industry, member of the expert committee of the Czech association for Financial Management and was vice president of Defense and Security Industry Association of the Czech Republic.
Currently is Ladislav Šimek Managing Director of KBNK.
Ladislav speaks Czech, Spanish, Russian and English. He has an Economics Degree from University of Economics in Prague and MBA from Thunderbird University.
Successful business development of the company via targeting orders from renowned Tier 1 OEM producers. Together with the operational restructuring, the strategy led to the restart of a traditional yet previously loss-making producer.
In figures, the strategy resulted in doubling the revenue and in a 20% increase in efficiency.
Involved team members:
Ondřej, Petr, Ladislav