Luboš Chládek joined BNP Paribas Cardif in the position of CEO of the shared IT service center for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He is responsible for the operation of IT services throughout the EMEA region, digitization and automation of the largest European bancassurance group, especially its insurance part.
"I am pleased with the high level of technological knowledge of the local and regional business management. It is essential for the successful implementation of projects and activities aimed at the digitalization of the company and the improvement of customer satisfaction. To put it simply, it's about a greater connection between IT and business," says Luboš Chládek.
"IT services for the entire EMEA region are supplied and operated from Prague; the regional IT shared service center with a huge reach is located here. It is a great responsibility and at the same time an immense opportunity for many IT experts. I am glad that this unit is based here," comments CEO of BNP Paribas Cardif Pojišťovna Zdeněk Jaroš on the presence of a sister organization in the Czech Republic.
Luboš Chládek has amassed a wealth of experience in the IT sector. He started his professional career at Hewlett-Packard, where he worked in various IT positions for thirteen years. Then he led a team operating IT infrastructure solutions in the field of servers & storages at the global SSC DHL Information Services in Prague. He also worked as head of infrastructure & operations and later as CTO for the Czech Republic and Slovakia at ČSOB (KBC Global Services). As a member of the board of directors of ČEZ ICT Services, a.s., he was also responsible for the management of the infrastructure and operations department, the area of enterprise architecture and subsequently the core IT systems department.
"I am excited about the new opportunity. I feel a great concern for the customer at all levels, great support from the head office in the process of digitization and automation, and a desire to constantly increase customer satisfaction. The regional overlap as well as the effort to modernize and unify technologies represents a unique opportunity for many new colleagues on the IT market, whom I would like to welcome here," adds Luboš Chládek.
About BNP Paribas Cardiff
The BNP Paribas financial group currently operates in 72 countries worldwide and employs over 200,000 people on 5 continents. BNP Paribas is a key bank on the European market and a major international financial institution. BNP Paribas Cardif, 100% owner of BNP Paribas Cardif Pojišťovna, a.s., is also part of the group.
BNP Paribas Cardif Pojišťovna entered the Czech market in 1996 as the first insurance company specializing in solvency insurance in the field of bancassurance. For 26 years, it has been providing products and services that provide clients with a sense of safety and security in unexpected and difficult life situations. In addition to the already mentioned insurance of the ability to repay a financial obligation, it offers, for example, insurance of internet risks, means of payment and personal belongings, regular expenses, extended warranty, accidental damage and theft, household or accident insurance. It belongs to a renowned financial group. In the competition Finparada - Financial Product of the Year 2021, it took the first three places in the Consumer Loan Repayment Insurance category. She also placed on the podium in the category Insurance of the ability to repay a mortgage loan, where she is awarded first and second place. In this way, she defended her championship from 2020 and 2019. More at www.cardif.cz.
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