Ivan is the Chief Strategy Officer of the Group, having been appointed to the role in July 2021. Ivan previously served as the Group’s Chief Corporate Development Officer from April 2017 to July 2021. Before joining the Group, Ivan was a Vice President at the central European private equity group Enterprise Investors, which he joined in August 2005. As part of this role, Ivan gained extensive experience in leading fast-growing businesses on a global scale. He held Non-Executive Director roles at AVG Technologies, (later acquired by AVAST), a then NYSE-listed cybersecurity software company, and was a Supervisory Board member at Kofola, a Prague-listed soft drinks producer, and STD Donivo, a leading central-European international freight and haulage company. Prior to joining Enterprise Investors, Ivan worked as a corporate finance associate at Deloitte.
Ivan holds a master’s degree in Finance, Banking and Investments from Ekonomická univerzita in Bratislava. Ivan completed executive management courses in leadership and product management at the University of California, Berkeley (Haas School of Business) and the London Business School.
Ivan holds an ACCA qualification and is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.