Central & Eastern European Automotive Forum

16 - 17 October 2017

Andel's Hotel Prague

Speakers & meetings hosts confirmed for Oct 2017:

Nick Sampson, Head of Purchasing [1-to-1 Meetings Host], Jaguar Land Rover SK
Nick Sampson

Head of Purchasing [1-to-1 Meetings Host]

Jaguar Land Rover SK

Martin Remes, Head of Parts Development, Hyundai HMMC
Martin Remes

Head of Parts Development

Hyundai HMMC

Michal Labaj, Head of Parts Development, KIA Motors Slovakia
Michal Labaj

Head of Parts Development

KIA Motors Slovakia

Radim Danis, Chassis & Power Train, Hyundai HMMC
Radim Danis

Chassis & Power Train

Hyundai HMMC

Pavel Vesely, Head of Purchasing, SKODA Auto
Pavel Vesely

Head of Purchasing

SKODA Auto

Tomas Barilic, Head of Chassis & Body, Parts Development [1-to-1 Meetings], KIA Motors Slovakia
Tomas Barilic

Head of Chassis & Body, Parts Development [1-to-1 Meetings]

KIA Motors Slovakia

Peter Matyus, International Purchasing, Eastern Europe, BMW Group
Peter Matyus

International Purchasing, Eastern Europe

BMW Group

Tomas Paroubek, Manager of Corporate Office - Observer Guest , Toyota TPCA
Tomas Paroubek

Manager of Corporate Office - Observer Guest

Toyota TPCA

Marek Hovorka, Company Spokesperson - Observer Guest, Toyota TPCA
Marek Hovorka

Company Spokesperson - Observer Guest

Toyota TPCA

Martin Koers, Head of Economic Policy & Climate Protection, German Association of the Automotive Industry
Martin Koers

Head of Economic Policy & Climate Protection

German Association of the Automotive Industry

Laszlo Urban, Deputy Managing Director, Magyar Suzuki Corp
Laszlo Urban

Deputy Managing Director

Magyar Suzuki Corp

Senior Representative, Spokesman, Public Relations [VIP Guest], KIA Motors Slovakia
Senior Representative

Spokesman, Public Relations [VIP Guest]

KIA Motors Slovakia

Paul Goff, Senior STA Manager [1-to-1 Meetings Host], Jaguar Land Rover SK
Paul Goff

Senior STA Manager [1-to-1 Meetings Host]

Jaguar Land Rover SK

Adrienn Sziraki, Purchasing - Eastern Europe Regional Office, 1-to-1 Meetings, Volkswagen
Adrienn Sziraki

Purchasing - Eastern Europe Regional Office, 1-to-1 Meetings

Volkswagen

Anita Rozsahegyi, Logistics - Eastern Europe Regional Office, 1-to-1 Meetings, Volkswagen
Anita Rozsahegyi

Logistics - Eastern Europe Regional Office, 1-to-1 Meetings

Volkswagen

Jiri Vanek, General Manager, IVECO Czech Republic
Jiri Vanek

General Manager

IVECO Czech Republic

Isbrand Ho, Managing Director - Europe, BYD Automotive
Isbrand Ho

Managing Director - Europe

BYD Automotive

Claes Valentin, European Sales Director, Delphi Automotive - Movimento
Claes Valentin

European Sales Director

Delphi Automotive - Movimento

Zdenek Petzl, Secretary General, Czech Automotive Industry Association
Zdenek Petzl

Secretary General

Czech Automotive Industry Association

Ivan Kebisek, Engineering Director & Tech Center Trencin Site Leader, Engineering Europe & South Africa, YANFENG Automotive
Ivan Kebisek

Engineering Director & Tech Center Trencin Site Leader, Engineering Europe & South Africa

YANFENG Automotive

Frank Toenniges, Director of Technology Center Slovakia and Central Engineering, Adient
Frank Toenniges

Director of Technology Center Slovakia and Central Engineering

Adient

Niclas Pfueller, General Director, Brose Gruppe CZ
Niclas Pfueller

General Director

Brose Gruppe CZ

Martin Wood, Director - Automotive Investment , UK Government, DIT International Trade
Martin Wood

Director - Automotive Investment

UK Government, DIT International Trade

Todd Morgan, Senior VP – Global Product Development, VARROC Lighting
Todd Morgan

Senior VP – Global Product Development

VARROC Lighting

Javier Ealo, Commercial Director, Robert Bosch CEE
Javier Ealo

Commercial Director

Robert Bosch CEE

Csaba Makos, Managing Director, Apollo Tyres
Csaba Makos

Managing Director

Apollo Tyres

Andrej Cikel, Strategic Sourcing Eastern Europe, MAGNA International Europe
Andrej Cikel

Strategic Sourcing Eastern Europe

MAGNA International Europe

Tae Yun Yee, Director, PLAKOR Czech
Tae Yun Yee

Director

PLAKOR Czech

Robert Snijder, Group Sourcing Director - Member of Extended Board, Bosal
Robert Snijder

Group Sourcing Director - Member of Extended Board

Bosal

Patrick Hessel, CEO, c2i
Patrick Hessel

CEO

c2i

Martin Kele, CEO, Matador Automotive
Martin Kele

CEO

Matador Automotive

Karel Kucera, CEO, CzechInvest
Karel Kucera

CEO

CzechInvest

Robert Simoncic, CEO, SARIO Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency
Robert Simoncic

CEO

SARIO Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency

Robert Esik, President, HIPA Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency
Robert Esik

President

HIPA Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency

Denes Klujber, President, MAJOSZ Hungarian Association of Vehicle Component Manufacturers
Denes Klujber

President

MAJOSZ Hungarian Association of Vehicle Component Manufacturers

Matej Skocir, Head of FDI and Exports, SPIRIT Slovenija
Matej Skocir

Head of FDI and Exports

SPIRIT Slovenija

Vitalie Iurcu, Deputy Minister of Economy & Infrastructure, Moldova Ministry of Economy & Infrastructure
Vitalie Iurcu

Deputy Minister of Economy & Infrastructure

Moldova Ministry of Economy & Infrastructure

Murat Ozkam, Purchasing Manager - EE, Turkey, India  [1-to-1 Meetings], Federal-Mogul Motorparts
Murat Ozkam

Purchasing Manager - EE, Turkey, India [1-to-1 Meetings]

Federal-Mogul Motorparts

David Schnaider, Business Development Director, Videoton Holding
David Schnaider

Business Development Director

Videoton Holding

Pierluigi Ghione, General Manager - Serbia, Grammer Systems
Pierluigi Ghione

General Manager - Serbia

Grammer Systems

Attila Bogacs, IT Manager, Le Belier BSM, Hungary
Attila Bogacs

IT Manager

Le Belier BSM, Hungary

Jaroslav Kaizr, Business Director, CTP
Jaroslav Kaizr

Business Director

CTP

Frank Fickel, Future Trends & Technology Transfer [1-to-1 Meetings], IAV Engineering
Frank Fickel

Future Trends & Technology Transfer [1-to-1 Meetings]

IAV Engineering

Jan Dobias, Marketing Director, AAA Auto
Jan Dobias

Marketing Director

AAA Auto

Suheyl Baybali, Executive Officer, TAYSAD Association, Turkey
Suheyl Baybali

Executive Officer

TAYSAD Association, Turkey

Gediminas Koryzna, Director of Business Development, Invest Lithuania
Gediminas Koryzna

Director of Business Development

Invest Lithuania

Alexander Slovak, Head of Automotive Vertical, Gebruder Weiss
Alexander Slovak

Head of Automotive Vertical

Gebruder Weiss

Peter Herbaly, Global Resident Engineering Director, Trigo Group
Peter Herbaly

Global Resident Engineering Director

Trigo Group

Vladimir Vano, Chief Economist, Sberbank Europe AG
Vladimir Vano

Chief Economist

Sberbank Europe AG

Sigurd Wedam, Head of OE-Sales, Robert Bosch CZ
Sigurd Wedam

Head of OE-Sales

Robert Bosch CZ

Corneliu Antonovici, Senior Sales Manager - VIP Guest, Robert Bosch EE
Corneliu Antonovici

Senior Sales Manager - VIP Guest

Robert Bosch EE

Aleksandar Medjedovic, Chairman, Turkish Serbian Business Council at DEIK (Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board)
Aleksandar Medjedovic

Chairman

Turkish Serbian Business Council at DEIK (Turkish Foreign Economic Relations Board)

Sarah Kingsbury, Senior Analyst | European Vehicle Sales Forecast , IHS Markit
Sarah Kingsbury

Senior Analyst | European Vehicle Sales Forecast

IHS Markit

Patricija Gulic, Technical director, FORI Group - TT Okroglica
Patricija Gulic

Technical director

FORI Group - TT Okroglica

Hana Kajnarova, Commercial Director, BRISK Tabor
Hana Kajnarova

Commercial Director

BRISK Tabor

Kamil Blazek, Chairman, Czech Association for Foreign Investment
Kamil Blazek

Chairman

Czech Association for Foreign Investment

Lyubomir Stanislavov, President, Automotive Cluster Bulgaria
Lyubomir Stanislavov

President

Automotive Cluster Bulgaria

Senior Representative, Company management, DEKRA
Senior Representative

Company management

DEKRA

Michael Markov, VP Business Development, Prevent Group
Michael Markov

VP Business Development

Prevent Group

Christoph Wagner, Director - Market Segment Automotive, Rohde & Schwarz
Christoph Wagner

Director - Market Segment Automotive

Rohde & Schwarz

Andrzej Korpak, Managing Director, General Motors Manufacturing Poland
Andrzej Korpak

Managing Director

General Motors Manufacturing Poland

Alev Onur, Director of Purchasing, PSA Group Slovakia
Alev Onur

Director of Purchasing

PSA Group Slovakia

Michal Kadera, External Affairs Director, Škoda Auto
Michal Kadera

External Affairs Director

Škoda Auto

Miodrag Ognjanovic, Purchasing Director, FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia
Miodrag Ognjanovic

Purchasing Director

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia

Carsten Peters, Head of Purchasing, Regional Office Eastern Europe, Volkswagen
Carsten Peters

Head of Purchasing, Regional Office Eastern Europe

Volkswagen

Emil Brunner, Senior Purchasing Manager [1-to-1 Meetings], VOLKSWAGEN EE Purchasing
Emil Brunner

Senior Purchasing Manager [1-to-1 Meetings]

VOLKSWAGEN EE Purchasing

Jerome Vinot Prefontaine, Purchasing Director - Central Europe, PSA Peugeot Citroën
Jerome Vinot Prefontaine

Purchasing Director - Central Europe

PSA Peugeot Citroën

Tomas Kubik, GK - Corporate Communications [Guest], SKODA Auto
Tomas Kubik

GK - Corporate Communications [Guest]

SKODA Auto

Tony Booth, Senior Buyer- International [1-to-1 Meetings], Jaguar Land Rover
Tony Booth

Senior Buyer- International [1-to-1 Meetings]

Jaguar Land Rover

Tatjana Jokic, Direct Materials Purchasing Manager, FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia
Tatjana Jokic

Direct Materials Purchasing Manager

FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobile Serbia

Ufuk Karaca *TBC, Purchasing Team Leader, Mercedes-Benz Turk
Ufuk Karaca *TBC

Purchasing Team Leader

Mercedes-Benz Turk

Paul Poirel, Chief Engineer Europe, Nexteer Automotive
Paul Poirel

Chief Engineer Europe

Nexteer Automotive

Atsushi Murase, Vice President, Head of Business Planning and FA [Guest], DENSO Manufacturing Czech
Atsushi Murase

Vice President, Head of Business Planning and FA [Guest]

DENSO Manufacturing Czech

Henry Foy, Central Europe Correspondent, Financial Times
Henry Foy

Central Europe Correspondent

Financial Times

Antoine de Cagny, Global Sourcing Officer, PSA Peugeot Citroen CE
Antoine de Cagny

Global Sourcing Officer

PSA Peugeot Citroen CE

Josef Barvinek, General Manager of Quality control [Observer], Toyota Peugeot Citroen - TPCA Kolin
Josef Barvinek

General Manager of Quality control [Observer]

Toyota Peugeot Citroen - TPCA Kolin

Norbert Szerencsi, Purchasing Manager [1-to-1 Meetings], BorgWarner
Norbert Szerencsi

Purchasing Manager [1-to-1 Meetings]

BorgWarner

Markus Horst, Senior Manager - Strategic Purchasing [1-to-1 Meetings], Magna GETRAG FORD Slovakia
Markus Horst

Senior Manager - Strategic Purchasing [1-to-1 Meetings]

Magna GETRAG FORD Slovakia

Oliver Becker, Executive Director Process Innovation Advanced Product Development & Sales, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
Oliver Becker

Executive Director Process Innovation Advanced Product Development & Sales

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors

Martin Klofanda, Purchasing Director [1-to-1 Meetings], IVECO Czech Republic
Martin Klofanda

Purchasing Director [1-to-1 Meetings]

IVECO Czech Republic

Emrah Duman, International Markets Director - Trucks Business, Ford Otosan Turkey
Emrah Duman

International Markets Director - Trucks Business

Ford Otosan Turkey

Petr Marijczuk, Executive VP - Region North & Eastern Europe [Guest], Benteler Automotive Rumburk
Petr Marijczuk

Executive VP - Region North & Eastern Europe [Guest]

Benteler Automotive Rumburk

Zdenek Strobl, Head of Purchasing [Guest], DENSO Manufacturing Czech
Zdenek Strobl

Head of Purchasing [Guest]

DENSO Manufacturing Czech

Thorsten Bohnenberger, Product Line Marketing Director, Faurecia
Thorsten Bohnenberger

Product Line Marketing Director

Faurecia

Pavel Silha, Managing Director, OPEL Czech Republic & Slovakia
Pavel Silha

Managing Director

OPEL Czech Republic & Slovakia

Sebastian Clauss, Area Sales Manager, item Industrietechnik
Sebastian Clauss

Area Sales Manager

item Industrietechnik

Bertrand Faulconnier *TBC, Operations Director, Plastic Omnium
Bertrand Faulconnier *TBC

Operations Director

Plastic Omnium

Aljosa Kovac, Powertrain Director, CIMOS Group
Aljosa Kovac

Powertrain Director

CIMOS Group

Walter Rosinger, Manager Strategy & Business Development [Guest], Magna Steyr
Walter Rosinger

Manager Strategy & Business Development [Guest]

Magna Steyr

Martin Krejci, Director of Investment Division, CzechInvest
Martin Krejci

Director of Investment Division

CzechInvest

Hiroyuki Nakai, Company President, Futaba Czech
Hiroyuki Nakai

Company President

Futaba Czech

Yuichiro Kugo, Team Head  [1-to-1 Meetings], Futaba Czech
Yuichiro Kugo

Team Head [1-to-1 Meetings]

Futaba Czech

Jakub Farys, President, Polish Automotive Industry Association
Jakub Farys

President

Polish Automotive Industry Association

Karolina Topolova, CEO, AAA Auto
Karolina Topolova

CEO

AAA Auto

Bostjan Bratus, Vice President, Hidria Automotive
Bostjan Bratus

Vice President

Hidria Automotive

Susana Tello, Institutional Affairs Manager, Gestamp
Susana Tello

Institutional Affairs Manager

Gestamp

Tatjana Mohoric, Director, ACS - Automotive Cluster of Slovenia
Tatjana Mohoric

Director

ACS - Automotive Cluster of Slovenia

Sebastian Wilk, Planning and Development Director, SGP Group
Sebastian Wilk

Planning and Development Director

SGP Group

Ewa Root, Manager - Automotive, IHS Markit
Ewa Root

Manager - Automotive

IHS Markit

Maria Vola, Partner - Export Development, AUTOSTAT
Maria Vola

Partner - Export Development

AUTOSTAT

Polona Krpac Gornjak, Director - Technical Textile Division, FORI Group
Polona Krpac Gornjak

Director - Technical Textile Division

FORI Group

Kilian Csaba, CEO, MAGE Hungarian Automotive Industry Association
Kilian Csaba

CEO

MAGE Hungarian Automotive Industry Association

Iztok Seljak, CEO, Hidria Automotive
Iztok Seljak

CEO

Hidria Automotive

Miroslav Murek, Finance Director [1-1 Meetings], Varroc Lighting
Miroslav Murek

Finance Director [1-1 Meetings]

Varroc Lighting

Ladislav Stourac, CEE Region Manager, JATO Dynamics
Ladislav Stourac

CEE Region Manager

JATO Dynamics

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Central European Automotive Forum 2017 brings together all the leading players in CEE automotive industry. OEMs, T1 and T2 suppliers, as well as solutions providers al gather in Prague each year for 2 days of news and networking.

With over 250 delegates attending yearly it is the largest automotive event in the 12-country CEE region.

One-to-One Purchasing Meetings in 2017

Choose your Meetings Hosts 2017

NEW M. Remes, Head of Parts Dev, Hyundai HMMC
NEW R. Danis, Chassis & Power Train, Hyundai HMMC
N. Sampson, Head of Purchasing, JLR
P. Goff,  Senior STA Manager, JLR
T. Barilic, Head of Chassis & Body, Parts Dev't, KIA Motors
P. Vesely, Head of Purchasing, SKODA Auto
J. Vanek, General Manager, IVECO CR
A. Sziraki, Purchasing - EE Regional, VOLKSWAGEN
A. Rozsahegyi, Logistics - EE Regional, VOLKSWAGEN
P. Matyus, Purchasing, EE, BMW

M. Ozkam, Purchasing - EE, Turkey, India, Federal-Mogul
A. Cikel, Strategic Sourcing EE, MAGNA International
F. Fickel, Trends & Technology Transfer, IAV Engineering
M. Markov, VP New Business, PREVENT
D. Schnaider, BD Director, Videoton
J. Ealo, Commercial Director, Robert Bosch CEE
H. Kajnarova, Commercial Director, BRISK Tabor

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- ZAPSR Auto Manufacturers, Slovakia

- MAJOSZ Hungarian Components Manufacturers

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- SARIO Slovak Investment & Trade Development

- UKTI Trade & Investment Promotion

- PZPM Polish Auto Association

- Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency

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Flashback of CEE Automotive Forum 2016 

Companies included:
Skoda Auto, TPCA CZ, GM Poland, JLR, BMW Group, VW Group Purchasing EE, ACEA, Magyar Suzuki, FIAT Automobile, EY, Adam Opel, Plastic Omnium, Ford Otosan, Tatra Trucks, JATO Dynamics, Robert Bosch, FederalMogul, Porsche Engineering, AAA Auto, Ford CZ, Mitsubishi Electric, Grammer, Videoton, Item Industrietechnik, Exact Systems, Bosal, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Brose Gruppe, ZF, Aisin Europe, Toyota MM Europe, PSA Peugeot Citroen CE, MATADOR and Hidria Automotive.

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    2 days, 55+ speakers, key topics, strategic overviews, case-studies
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    200+ auto executives, suppliers, purchasing directors, analysts and officials.
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Automakers in 2016

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• A. Korpak, MD - Poland, GM OPEL
• C. Peters, Head of Purchasing, EE, Volkswagen
• L. Urban, Deputy Managing Director, Hungary, SUZUKI
• M. Ognjanovic, Purchasing Director, FCA Fiat Chrysler
• T. Jokic, Direct Materials Purchasing, FCA Fiat Chrysler
• J. Barvinek [observer], General Manager - Quality control, Kolin, TOYOTA TPCA
• A. Onur, Purchasing Director – Central Europe, PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN
• J. Vanek, Gen. Manager, IVECO Czech
• P. Matyus, Head of Purchasing SEE, BMW
• P. Silha, Managing Director, GM OPEL, CR & SR
• M. Gunel, General Director – Engines & Transmission, FORD OTOSAN

Suppliers in 2016

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• F. Toenniges, Executive Director – Engineering, JOHNSON CONTROLS
• T. Morgan, VP – Global Product Development, Varroc Lighting
• O. Becker, Executive Director – Process Innovation Advanced Product Development, YANFENG Automotive Interiors
• A. Cikel, Strategic Sourcing, MAGNA
• C. Antonovici, Senior Sales Lead, CEE, BOSCH
• A. Murase, VP DENSO Czech
• R. Snijder, Group Sourcing Director, BOSAL
• O. Benes, Head of Purchasing, FAURECIA
• C. Makos, CEO – Hungary, APOLLO TYRES
• A. Kovac, Powertrain Director, CIMOS
• P. Ghione, General Manager – Serbia, GRAMMER
• B. Faulconnier, Operations Director – Central Europe, PLASTIC OMNIUM

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