Jiří Šmejc

Jiří Šmejc

Deputy Chairman

Current Directorships:

Home Credit (CEO)

Former roles:

PUPP Consulting (CEO)
Middle Europe Finance  (CEO)
CET 21 (Executive Director)
PPF Group (Co-owner)

Year of appointment:


Mr. Šmejc  is the founder of the Emma Group, a minority shareholder in the Company and played a key role in the restructuring of OPAP. Mr. Šmejc has a degree in mathematical economics from the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University.

In addition to activities associated with the EMMA Group, Mr. Šmejc is also significantly involved in his foundation, Sirius, which strives to help children who have not had the best of luck in life. This foundation, which is primarily about systemic change rather than just one-time assistance, is financed and actively run by Mr. Šmejc.