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Chief Executive Officer; Western Europe Cluster Head


Citibank Europe Plc , Dublin
Zdenek is based in Dublin. Between 2013 to 2015, he was based in London where he was leading the Western Europe Cluster for Citi combined with the EMEA Corporate Banking Head responsibility.
 Until 2013 Zdenek served as CEO of Central and Eastern Europe and Citi Country Officer for Russia, based in Moscow. Citi’s business in the Cluster covered eight countries across Central and Eastern Europe. From 2005 to 2008, Zdenek was Citi Country Officer for South Africa and Division Head for Africa with responsibility for the bank’s business in the 16 countries where Citi has a presence.
 From 2002 to 2005, Zdenek was Citi Country Officer for Hungary and also oversaw the Central European cluster of five countries including Hungary, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia and Bulgaria.
Zdenek joined Citi in 1991 in Prague, where he held a number of banking and corporate finance management roles before moving to Citi Romania in 1998 as Citi Country Officer.
Prior to joining Citi, Zdenek worked for the Central Bank of Czechoslovakia and A.I.C., a management consulting company.
 Zdenek was born in Kolin, Czech Republic. He graduated with an MA in Finance and Banking from University of Economics, Prague in 1986. His further studies included the Advanced Management Development Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1997 and the Executive MBA program at INSEAD, from which he graduated in 2010.