Portraits of the management board members.
Chairman and CEO of MONETA Money Bank,
Tomáš Spurný has a track record of more than 15 years
in banking and finance. For most of the last four years
he served as the CEO of Romania’s biggest bank, BCR.
Tomáš Spurný holds a bachelor’s degree from New York University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Mr. Spurný started his career at McKinsey & Company and has extensive experience from managerial positions in the banking and financial sector. Most recently, he served as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Banca Comerciala Romana, a Romanian subsidiary of Erste Group. Previously he served as CEO at major banks in the CEE region, including CIB in Hungary, VUB in Slovakia and held CFO position at Komerční banka. Mr. Spurný also held CEO positions at PPF and CCS.
On 1 October 2015, he was appointed CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of the Bank for four years. His service contract will terminate upon the termination of his office. Mr. Spurný has been also a member of the Supervisory Boards of MONETA Leasing since November 2015 and MONETA Auto since May 2016. He was also a Managing Director of GE Capital (Czech) Holdings, s.r.o. between October 2015 and May 2016. As a Chief Executive Officer, he actively fulfils his duties resulting from the function which are set by the appropriate legal norms, the regulations of the Bank and decisions of the General Meeting of the Bank.
Chief Financial Officer and Vice-Charmain of the Management Board
Philip Holemans has a Master´s degree in applied economics from Leuven University in Belgium. He joined GE Capital in 1998, where he worked in increasingly senior positions in Finance. Before joining the Bank, he held the position of Chief Financial Officer in GE Capital Germany and Benelux for almost five years. Since January 2014, he has held the position of Chief Financial Officer and was appointed on 17 July 2014 a member of the Management Board of the Bank for four years and on 20 April 2016 Vice-Chairman of the Management Board of the Bank. His service contract will terminate upon the termination of his office. He has been also a member of the Supervisory Boards of MONETA Leasing since November 2015 and MONETA Auto since May 2016. Mr. Holemans was a Managing Director of GE Money Multiservis, s.r.o between June 2014 and June 2016. As a Chief Financial Officer, he participates in key decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives, operating model and operational execution. He directs the execution of the finance strategy, and oversees multiple areas of finance (e.g. Controllership, Financial Planning & Treasury Analysis, Pricing).
Chief Commercial Banking Officer and member of the Management Board
Jan Novotný has worked in several positions at the Bank since joining in 2003. He began as a commercial banking analyst and later became the data team leader; Mr. Novotný also led product development and ultimately product management. He left in 2007 to gain more experience within the GE Capital Group in Singapore, where he was product manager for SME for the South-East Asia Region (Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and China). He returned to the Czech Republic the following year, working as Head of the Micro and Small Enterprises Segment, and later as the Manager of the entire SME segment of the Bank. Mr. Novotný was appointed Chief Commercial Banking Officer in May 2013 and on 16 December 2013 a member of the Management Board for four years. His service contract will terminate upon the termination of his office. He has been also a member of the Supervisory Boards of MONETA Leasing since November 2015 and MONETA Auto since May 2016. As a Chief Commercial Banking Officer, he is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of the client relationship and portfolio performance. He manages to increase assets and accounts, profitably execute growth initiatives, introduce additional products, manage assigned resources and enhance the client relationship in order to retain and grow the business.
Carl Norman Vökt
Chief Risk Officer and member of the Management Board
Carl Norman Vökt holds a university degree with a major in Finance and Marketing gained at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz/Austria. His career started back in 1990 in Vienna in the area of Project and Structured Finance of Creditanstalt, followed by a short secondment to the International Finance Corporation in Washington, and since 1996 he had been working in Poland. During his more than 15 - year - stay in Poland, Mr. Vökt held different senior positions in Corporate Banking and Risk Management. The last position he held there was Chief Risk Officer and Deputy President of the Management Board at Bank BPH in Warsaw. Since November 2012, Mr. Vökt has held the position of Chief Risk Officer. On 25 January 2013 he was appointed a member of the Management Board of the Bank for four years and reappointed with effect from 25 January 2017 for another four years. His service contract will terminate upon the termination of his office. He has been also a member of the Supervisory Boards of MONETA Leasing since November 2015 and MONETA Auto since May 2016. As a Chief Risk Officer, he is responsible for the overall direction of the Risk function for the Group. He leads the underwriting, portfolio management and risk management processes and also provides leadership to executive and senior risk managers. He is accountable for enabling the efficient and effective governance of significant risks, and related opportunities, to each business and its various segments.
Chief Operating Officer and member of the Management Board
Albert Piet van Veen studied Management Science and Business Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology, and Logistical and Physical Distribution Systems at Technical University of Crete. During more than twenty years of his professional career he has gained experience in telecoms, banking and insurance from several countries. In ING, where he worked for 8 years, he was as the CIO responsible for separation and the IPO of ING Insurance into NN. Mr. van Veen came to MONETA Money Bank, a.s., from the position of Chief Digital Officer in Schiphol Group. As the leader of digital transformation, he managed to accelerate digital services and, together with a team of innovators, he explored new technologies to find new business models for the Schiphol airport to become the best digital airport in the world. In the Bank he is again responsible for digital transformation and in charge of the IT Division, Shared Services Centre, and Project Management Office. Since May 2017, Mr. van Veen is the new COO, Chief Operating Officer, and member of the Management Board of MONETA Money Bank, a.s.