About the Company
About the Company

Board of Directors

Letiště Praha, a. s. is managed by a four-member Board of Directors.

Ing. Jiří Kraus
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors
Jiří Kraus has also been on the Prague Airport Board of Directors since 2014. He is responsible for aviation operations, central procurement and logistics, protection of the environment, facility management services, building maintenance and area upkeep. He has been working at Václav Havel Airport Prague since 1997, when he was primarily in charge of power and energy systems and investment construction (such as the Terminal 2 construction). He moved to Prague Airport from the Poldi Kladno company. 

Mgr. Jakub Puchalský
Member of the Board of Directors
Jakub Puchalský has been a member of the Prague Airport Board of Directors since July 2020. In the company management echelon, Mr. Puchalský is responsible for aviation and non-aviation business, corporate and marketing communication departments. He has been involved with the airport since 2014. Firstly, in the Czech Aeroholding Group, then directly at Prague Airport. In 2018, Mr. Puchalský became Prague Airport Corporate Communication, Marketing and Customer Experience Executive Director. In 2020, he assumed the role of Non-Aviation Business Department Executive Director. For seven years prior to his arrival at Prague Airport, Mr. Puchalský worked at Raiffeisenbank, where he was in charge of External and Internal Communication. From 2003, he worked in the Unilever food concern, where he first managed Communication of the Czech And Slovak subsidiaries and then moved to the company’s Dutch headquarters, where he stayed for over two years as Director of Internal Communication in charge of Europe. Between the years 1998 and 1999, Mr. Puchalský was appointed CEO of Czech Television. Jakub Puchalský graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University.

Ing. Jiří Černík
Member of the Board of Directors

Jiří Černík has been a member of the Prague Airport Board of Directors since October 2019. He oversees finance, controlling and investment departments. Prior to his joining the airport in Prague, Jiří Černík worked as Chief Financial Officer at Skanska, where he acquired extensive experience in the construction industry, which is, from the perspective of the planned investment into the airport’s development, a substantial benefit. Prior to his job in Skanska, Mr. Černík gained vast experience in finance management, controlling and auditing in the fields of consulting, gas, industry and technology. Specifically, he worked at Ernst & Young, Jihomoravská plynárenská, Honeywell and Zetor.