On the occasion of the jubilee 25th year of the prestigious Manager of the Year contest, announced and organised by the Czech Management Association (Česká manažerská asociace – ČMA), the ČMA National Commission has selected ten Managers of the Quarter-Century. Over the 24 previous years of the contest, 1 487 finalists have made it to the finish line, with 59 Managers of the Year being announced. ČMA selected the ten best from amongst their midst on the basis of a vote.
The Managers of the Quarter-Century received their awards from the ČMA on 19 April in Prague Castle’s Spanish Hall. Present at the ceremony were figures from management – Manager of the Year winners and finalists, government members headed by Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and a number of guests. President of CEC European Managers, Ludger Ramme was an international guest.
“Our contest has consistently sought out the best examples of management practice within business and outside business for 25 years. It has contributed to motivating managers’ successors and has helped to transfer the knowledge and experience of the best of them,” says ČMA President Pavel Kafka of the Management of the Quarter-Century contest and award.
On 19 April in Prague Castle, the Czech Management Association (Česká manažerská asociace – ČMA) awarded the following figures with the title Manager of the Quarter-Century for their consistent management performance: BENEŠ Daniel; CIENCALA Jiří; FEIX Vladimír; FROLÍK Zbyněk; KAČENA Bořivoj; PELC Zdeněk; POPOVIČ Štěpán; RÝDL Jan; STOKLÁSEK Lubomír; VALOVÁ Jaroslava