Jiri Zrust, a Czech national, oversees MIRA’s activities and acquisition projects in and around Continental Europe.
Before joining MIRA’s European team in 2011, Jiri spent 17 years in the transport and logistics sector first as a CFO and later as a CEO managing large-scale turnaround and market consolidation projects. Most notably, Jiri spent 15 years with TNT (later Ceva Logistics) working as Regional CFO in Australia and Italy covering Southern Europe, Middle East and Africa (SEMEA; nearly $2 billion in revenue).
Working directly for Apollo Management, he also managed the global integration of TNT Logistics and EGL, creating Ceva Logistics (over $8 billion business in revenue). Additionally, Jiri managed the turnaround of CS Cargo as CEO in their Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region.
He has an industrial engineering background and holds a Master of Business Administration from OUBS.