Board of Directors

Prague Airport (joint stock company Letiště Praha, a. s.), is managed by a five-member Board headed by the Chairman of the Board Václav Řehoř.


Václav Řehoř
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Václav Řehoř is responsible for aviation business, economics, quality control and safety procedure management, internal audit and quality control of security at Prague Airport. Between the years 2011 and 2013, he worked at the Fleector Europe Group as the company’s CFO. From 2006, he worked as Financial Director and Secretary of CCS, a member of the Fleetcor Technologies Group and from October 2007 to 2011, was appointed the company’s acting CEO. Throughout his 23-year career, he has worked in various positions in the Czech Republic, Great Britain and Canada. For the last eight years, he has worked for companies owned by private equity funds, such as Advent International, ARX Equity Partners and Benson Oak. He is a graduate of the Czech University of Agriculture, Prague, where he also obtained his PhD. in Economics and Company Management. He gained his MBA degree at PIBS - Manchester Metropolitan University/University of Economics, Prague.


Jiri KrausJiří Kraus
Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors   
Joined Prague Airport in December 15, 1997, working in the areas of electrical/energy systems and investment construction (including Terminal 2). He is in charge of development and management of assets and is responsible for investments, related technologies and environmental management. He came to Prague Airport from Poldi Kladno Corporation. 



Milan ŠpačekMilan Špaček
Member of the Board of Directors
In the last decade, Mr. Špaček worked in several companies incorporated in the Czech Aeroholding Group between the years 2003 and 2010, in different management posts, gaining experience and erudition to assume senior roles in the area of civil aviation security and safety. He partially used his knowledge after his leave of the Czech Aeroholding Group, while running his own business. For the last two years, Mr. Špaček worked as the Security Manager and Director of Safety for Czech Railways. He is a graduate of the Czech University of Defence. In his free time he later focused on internal auditing at the Czech Institute of Internal Auditors where he become a member in 2002.


Jiří PetržílkaJiří Petržilka
Member of the Board of Directors 
For more than 17 years, Mr. Petržilka worked in various management posts in banking, predominantly in the area of Finance and Project & Portfolio Management. Prior to his arrival at Prague Airport, between the years 2004 and 2014, he worked in Commercial Bank where he was responsible for the entire bank project portfolio management. Prior to that, between the years 1998 and 2004, he had worked for eBank (now Raiffeisenbank), where he was in charge of controlling and reporting. He is a graduate of the University of Economics in Prague, Faculty of Economics, specialisation Business and Retail.


Petr PavelecJUDr. Petr Pavelec, LL.M.
Member of the Board of Directors
Petr Pavelec has joined the Prague Airport Board of Directors in 2018, after being a part of the Czech Aeroholding Group management since 2014. At Prague Airport, he is in charge of the areas of Development and Investment. Earlier in his career, he gained experience in renowned foreign law firms, such as White & Case, where he worked as a senior attorney at law. He focused primarily on Corporate Law, M&A and Private Equity transactions. He is a graduate of the Charles University Faculty of Law in Prague and a follow-up post-graduate International Economic Law programme at the University of Warwick.