ADVISORY BOARD
Experienced Professionals

Jan Kudera

Managing Director CRG s.r.o. – DACH Countries

Jan is a successful entrepreneur and private equity expert with 25 years' frontline experience bridging the gap between innovation and finance. He provides the team and investee companies with access to an extensive international business network. Jan founded his pioneering PE firm CRGroup in 1992 and has since advised on many of M&A transactions and taken several companies through the life cycle of start-up to IPO. An MBA from the European Business School at Oestrich-Winkel, Germany, University of Oxford - Said Business School. Jan speaks Czech, Slovak, German, English and Russian and enjoys sports, music and travelling.

Radim PAŘÍK

CEO both of Delta Capital, Inc. and Security Ident Group Inc., which is a member of Delta Capital Holdings. He is also a member of the advisory boards of Start It UP! endowment fund and PR PA RT NE RS.

Radim is an energetic, committed leader with deep knowledge of international real estate and FMCG retail with 14 years experience.   

Delta Capital is an investment group with extensive experience in the areas of private equity and venture capital. While its focus is primarily on assisting seed and start-up projects, it also partners on more established business ventures offering high commercial potential.

Delta Capital operates in more than 80 countries worldwide. The group specialises in document and IT security [Security Ident Group], medical centres [Delta Medical Holdings], IT/services and industry 4.0 [Auris], the wood industry [Central European Wood] and innovative start-ups. Delta Capital Group also includes Delta Investment Group.

Radim Pařík previously held a senior management position at Kaufland Germany and most recently served as deputy chairman of Kaufland Polska Markety Sp. z o.o. Sp.k. He has 15 years' experience in sales, logistics, expansion, construction, property management, technical purchasing, restructuring and employee development. He is a graduate of Nottingham Trent University in the UK. He speaks Czech, German, English, Polish and sign language. His hobbies include karate, basketball, squash, cooking and travelling.

Jan KRANÁT

MC CONSULTING Russia / ex CEO of Volkswagen Financial Services

Now an independent consultant, Jan has two decades of tier one senior executive experience at the Volkswagen Group, most recently serving as CEO of its Russian financial services arm. An outstanding communicator and negotiator, he is an expert in finance, strategy, sales, restructuring, and project and change management. In Russia he oversaw partnerships with state institutions and private businesses, and was responsible for an auto leasing fleet of 70,000 vehicles. While at VW SkoFin in the Czech Republic he was responsible for a company with annual turnover of ca. EUR 20 billion. He speaks Czech, German, English and Russian and enjoys skiing, fishing and travelling.