Prior to JDE, Jiri was Senior Vice President for Latin America based in Brazil at Reckitt Benckiser. During his 22-year tenure at Reckitt Benckiser, he held positions in Global Category Marketing, and Commercial and General Management positions in numerous locations in developed and emerging markets, including Czech Republic, Spain, United Kingdom, Turkey, South Africa and USA.
Jiri graduated from the University of Economics in Prague and holds a Master’s degree in International Trade & Marketing. Jiri is married to Michelle has 2 sons, Tomas and Michael. He speaks 7 languages fluently and has a passion for developing both businesses and people.