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Jan Valdinger

Short biography

Jan coaches senior executives of different nationalities. He established the Czech and Slovak coaching activities of The Change Partnership Group in 2004 He has been based in Prague for the last 16 years and spent much of that time as Chief Executive of PPF Investment Company, one of the major privately owned financial institutions in the Czech Republic. Prior to that, he had a spell as Director of Corporate Services for a leading international engineering group, TI plc. Between the years 1979 and 1990, he worked with Standard Chartered Merchant Bank, first for four years as Chief Executive in India and then for a further four years as Chief Executive in the Far East based in Hong Kong. He was a Director of that Bank.

Apart from developing senior group management experience, he oversaw all investment banking activities, and was most active personally in Corporate Finance activities, notably mergers and acquisitions and raising private and listed finance. Before that he spent five years as an Executive in the Corporate Finance Division of Morgan Grenfell.