Petr Janak takes over the Group Human Resources Management

Amsterdam / Prague – 27 July 2017: Home Credit B.V., the Netherlands-based holding company for Home Credit’s leading multi-channel consumer finance operations in CEE and Asia, has appointed a new Group Chief Human Resources Officer.

Home Credit B.V. is pleased to announce the appointment of Petr Janak as Group Chief Human Resources Officer and member of its Group Executive Committee with effect from 1st August, 2017.

Following a decision by the shareholders, Petr Janak, Executive Director of Human Resources at PPF Group, our parent company, will take over responsibility for human resources at Home Credit Group in addition to his current responsibilities in PPF.

Over the last 20 years, Petr (44) has gathered vast expertise in human resources across industries including telecommunications, management consulting and financial services. He has worked in different roles within HR in T-Mobile and GE Capital, and for the past 11 years has worked for PPF Group, leading HR first at Home Credit Group before being promoted to oversee all of PPF Group’s HR across all its companies.

Jiri Smejc, Group CEO of Home Credit said: “Petr will focus on expanding our pool of experienced, talented professionals, both experts and managers, and on their deployment across Home Credit Group operations. I expect Petr to assist our top management team to further advance and strengthen our corporate culture and our existing values & performance-based rewards and promotions. In doing so, he will support the Group’s new growth strategy and brand repositioning.”