Board of Directors

As of 28 July 2016, the Board of Directors consists of 9 members, having the Chairman, the First Vice-Chairman, and the Second Vice-Chairman.

Branislav StrýčekBranislav Strýček

Branislav Strýček is the Chairman of the Board of Directors (since 27 June 2018) and General Director (since 1 July 2018) of Slovenské elektrárne (SE). He joined SE in 2005 as the Deputy Chief Financial Officer responsible for the reorganization of the finance department. In 2007, he took over the position of the Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board (since 2009), having responsibility for strategic decisions on investments, acquisitions, divestments and multi-million bank deals, and significantly contributing to a successful comprehensive restructuring of the company after its privatization in 2006.

In 2011, Mr. Strýček became the Chief Financial Officer of the International Division of Enel Group, based in Rome, Italy, leading CFOs in multiple countries in Europe and in Russia, establishing strategic and financial targets and spearheading continuous improvement programs. Upon his return to Slovakia he assumed the position of the Director of Market, Regulatory and Portfolio Management and the Vice-Chair of the Board (2012 – 2016) of SE, managing the sales strategy, business development and regulatory affairs; and leading wholesale and retail business in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary.

Mr. Strýček is a member of the Board of Directors of Elini, a mutual insurance association, as well as the Board Directors of EURELECTRIC, an association representing European electricity industry. Prior to joining SE he gained considerable expertise in in various management positions in Emerson Network Power and Andersen in Slovakia, USA and Italy.

Mr. Strýček received his Civil Engineering degree from the Slovak Technical University in 1997. He became a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK in 2004 and obtained his MBA from the London Business School, one of the world's foremost business schools, in 2009. He is the first Slovak Chairman of the Board of Director and General Director of SE since 2006. He is an avid ski mountaineer and climber, marathon runner and Ironman finisher.

Michele BolognaMichele Bologna

Mr. Michele Bologna holds the position of Member of the Board of Directors and the position of the First Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors since 12 December 2017. He was nominated to the position by Slovak Power olding B.V.

He graduated with honors in International and Diplomatic Science (with a specialization in International Economics) at the University of Trieste (Italy) and completed 2 Post-gradual Masters in Development Studies at the University College Dublin (Ireland) and an Executive MBA Global program at London Business School and Columbia University (UK/USA).

Since June 2016 he serves as Head of Global Renewables Energies Communications of Enel Green Power, the renewables division of the Enel Group, with a total installed capacity of 36GW in 30 countries. He is directly responsible for a team of 30 people in several countries in the field of corporate and commercial communications, including marketing for final customers at global level. Since 2016 he’s been serving also as Supervisory Board member of Slovenské elektrárne a.s. one of the major power generator company in the Central-European market.

He was Director of External Relations,  Institutional Affairs and Sustainability at Slovenské elektrárne, from 2006 to 2016. His previous working experience was at Italian-Slovak Chamber of Commerce where he started to work as General Manager in 2004 and since December 2006 became 1st Vice President of the organization.

He was awarded with Italian Decoration of the President of the Republic “Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella della Solidarieta” (Knight of the Star of Solidarity Order) officially awarded in October 2008 by the Italian President of the Republic Mr. Giorgio Napolitano for special merits in the field of international collaboration and social responsibility. He is very active in the field of NGO´s work, corporate  social responsibility and international trade. He served as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Pontis Foundation, leader organization in the CSR area in Central Europe between 2011 and 2016.

He speaks fluently 5 languages (Italian, English, French, Spanish, and Slovak).

Peter Hlbocký

Mr. Peter Hlbocký holds the position of Member of the Board of Directors and the position of the Second Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors since 13 December 2016. He was nominated to the position by the Slovak Republic.

Jaroslav Holubec
Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Jaroslav Holubec holds the position of Member of the Board of Directors since 9 February 2017. He was nominated for this position by Slovak Power Holding B.V.

Igino Maria Chellini
Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Igino Maria Chellini holds the position of Member of the Board of Directors since 12 December 2017. He was nominated for this position by Slovak Power Holding B.V.

Pedro José Cañamero González
Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Pedro José Cañamero Gonzáles holds the position of Member of the Board of Directors since 25 May 2019. He was nominated for this position by Slovak Power Holding B.V.

Lukáš Maršálek
Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Lukáš Maršálek holds the position of Member of the Board of Directors since 21 January 2019. He was nominated for this position by Slovak Power Holding B.V.

Pavol Štuller
Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Pavol Štuller holds the position of Member of the Board of Directors since 13 December 2016. He was nominated to the position by the Slovak Republic.

Martin Suchánek
Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Martin Suchánek holds the position of Member of the Board of Directors since 28 January 2017. He was nominated to the position by the Slovak Republic.

(Unless otherwise indicated, the content relies on data from 25 May 2019)