Antonín Pfleger


"I want to help businesses with potential and develop them to higher levels."

Field of expertise

  • finance: controlling, treasury, accounting, tax, audit and procurement
  • operational management: HR, PR, office management and project management
  • investment banking

His WHY at GrowUps

"I've always liked to be in businesses that make sense and work with people who have a lot of ambition. Both of these types of people need GrowUps, it offers a huge support for viable companies on their path to success. That's the kind of environment I want to create and be a part of."

Key experience

Antonín has 20 years of experience in operational management (HR, PR & Marketing, Legal, Office Management and Project Management), finance (controlling, treasury, accounting, tax, auditing, procurement) and investment banking. Antonín worked for 12 years as Group COO and Group CFO in the investment group APS Holding, where he led 150 subordinates in 17 European countries. Antonín built investment funds in the Czech Republic and Luxembourg and led various M&A transactions. Antonín managed the refinancing of APS Holding investment group for Euro 25 million through a private equity group in London, and later through a private equity group in the Czech Republic by issuing bonds on the Prague Stock Exchange. Antonín also worked for Ernst & Young Czech Republic for 5 years (external audit, internal audit and M&A). Antonín graduated from the Czech Technical University and ACCA Glasgow.

3 things Antonín enjoys besides business

  • sports (beach volleyball, football, floorball, cycling, scootering, tennis, badminton, skiing)
  • hiking
  • traveling

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