Company management

Company management

Petr Herian

Petr Herian

Global Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

Petr Herian, Global CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the NEWTON Media group, graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, with his major in instrumental and regulation technology. He founded NEWTON Media (formerly NEWTON I. T.) in 1995, and was its CEO and Managing Director until 2007. In 2008, he founded NEWTON Technologies, a company focusing on voice recognition systems in cooperation with the Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic. Petr Herian has been repeatedly a finalist of the Manager of the Year contest and is a member of the Manager Club of the Czech Management Association. He is also member of the FIBEP international media intelligence organisation (Fédération Internationale des Bureaux d` Extraits de Presse). He is co-author of the unique patented information processing system (1995) and co-author of the book titled "10 Years in the Czech Media" (Czech original: 10 let v českých médiích, published by Portál 2005).

Petr Herian has been supporting a number of charitable projects for a long time. He helps for instance Our Child Foundation, Help Children, Paraple Centre, Nonprofit Organisation Information Centre and others.


Věra Lhotská

Chief Executive Officer

Věra Lhotská, CEO at the NEWTON Media Czech Republic branch office, is one of the most recognized experts in the Czech media sector. As an expert on media research she had been working for the Economia media house for 14 years as a Marketing Director and Chief of Communication & Research. She is a senior member of various professional organizations.


Vít Kadlec

Global Chief Operation Officer

Vít holds the position of COO of the NEWTON Media group. He joined the NEWTON Media team in 2003 after 8 years of work experience at the Czech MAFRA media group. In 2003–2005 he was responsible for establishing the NEWTON Media branch in Poland. Over the following 10 years, Vít held several managerial positions at NEWTON Media and its sister company NEWTON Technologies where he was responsible for building the business in Poland.


Aleš Kubík

Chief Information Officer

Aleš Kubík is the CIO of NEWTON Media. Before joining the team he held the position of CIO of Sberbank, Czech Republic, and Head of IT Development at Czech Raiffeisenbank. He has rich experience with managing large transformation IT projects and building IT and development teams. Aleš gained his managerial skills working in the banks and for software suppliers (such as Logos, Ness or BSC) and also as an independent consultant and COO of a technological incubator. At the beginning of his career he focused on science research in applied artificial intelligence, lecturing and research publishing.

Zuzana Herianová

Zuzana Herianová

Global Chief Financial Officer

Zuzana Herianová is the CFO of the NEWTON Media group. She assumed this position after her six-year experience as Financial Manager and Authorised Representative at Dresser Czech Republic (Wayne, A GE Energy Business). She has rich experience in corporate finances. In 2002–2008, she was responsible for financial affairs at A. M. I. - Analytical Medical Instruments. In 1994–2000, she had worked as Financial Manager and Authorised Representative at Semont.


Na Pankráci 1683/127
building Gemini A
140 00 Prague 4, Czech Republic
ID No.: 28168356
International ID No.: CZ28168356

International Department:
00420 602 317 246
00420 225 540 111 - NEWTON Media
00420 225 540 101 - fax

Contact for Editors:
00420 225 540 287
00420 737 208 541

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