Board of Directors:
Ing. Jaroslav Pantůček
Chairman of the Board
Jaroslav Pantůček studied industrial economics at the University of Economics in Prague. He previously worked in the management of MERO between 1997 and 2015. He contributed to the strategic development of the company in his position of Chairman of the Board and CEO. Under his leadership, the company managed to acquire a stake in the TAL Group and also establish the International Association of Oil Transporters with the aim of coordinating transportation and sharing experience in the field of oil transportation in Europe. He then worked as a CFO and Member of the Board of Directors of the MVV Energie CZ holding, where he was responsible for the strategic and financial management of the entire group consisting of 15 companies.
He was elected to the Board of Directors of MERO ČR, a.s., in June 2022. He is responsible for the administration and management of the companies in the MERO Group, strategy and business analysis, corporate affairs and compliance, human resources management, financial management, centralized purchasing, legal affairs and communication, risk management, and internal auditing.
Ing. Zdeněk Dundr
Deputy Chairman of the Board
Zdeněk Dundr’s professional career is connected with oil. He graduated from the University of Chemical Technology in Prague and the University of Economics in Prague, and began his career at MERO ČR, a.s. in technical professions. He mainly dealt with the quality of stored and transported oil, the application of new technologies, the introduction of inspection programs and defectoscope methodologies for the revision of technological equipment. Later, he led teams providing maintenance, quality and asset management, and participated in international projects.
Since September 2020, he has been a member of the Board of Directors, responsible for the operation and maintenance of oil pipelines and tank farms, business planning and asset management.
Ing. Branislav Posuch
Member of the Board
After graduating from the University of Chemical Technology in Prague, Branislav Posuch was active in power and petrochemical industries as part of his professional career. He worked as the Director of the Energy and Petrochemical Division at CE Industries and drew on his many years of managerial experience in a number of other major companies such as CGI IT Czech Republic, OMV, Unipetrol, ConocoPhillips and Deloitte, both in the Czech Republic and abroad. He was involved in business & strategic planning, analysis and project management; he also focused on improvement of operations, energy consumption optimisation and management of IT project for clients in Energy and Oil Processing industries.
He has been with MERO since September 2022 as Director of Strategic Development. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since May 2023 and is responsible for strategic development and the implementation of new investment projects, IT and security, including cyber security.