Petr Ševčík is a manager specialized in business situations encompassing
Problems and / or Potential.
His experience covers more than 25 years in business;
out of that 12 years in positions with P&L responsibility
and 11 years in senior management roles.

Target group

Companies based in the Czech Republic and Slovakia; international ambitions welcome

Firms with growth potential and/or problems calling for a fundamental change of doing business
(e.g. a company struggling with declining sales and/or market share)

Industry focus

Trade, distribution, retail

Consumer goods; both fast-moving and durables

Products for professionals


(including technological, e.g. telco)


Certified Interim Manager

(Czech Association of Interim Management, 2020)

Cranfield General Management Programme

(Cranfield University, UK, 2006)

Master of Business Administration

(Rochester Institute of Technology / US Business School Prague, 2001 – 2004)

Financial management

(University of Economics, Prague, 1998)


(1996 – 1998)


(Brno University of Technology, Faculty of civil engineering, 1986 – 1991)


English (full professional proficiency), Czech (mother tongue)

Principal references

(in chronological order)

Oskar (Vodafone CZ)

Building of B2B sales team; co-author and implementer of the first B2B strategy

Transformation of Retail from post-startup to a professional channel

A dynamic sales growth in Retail achieved by a unique customer experience program

Makro Cash & Carry

Co-author and implementer of a new strategy: changing a supermarket for entrepreneurs to a professional wholesale

Building of “Field Operations” division targeting professional customers; the division became one of the three competence centres within Metro Cash & Carry International

Significant increase of sales and market share

Akzo Nobel Coatings

Stabilization and growth of sales after 5 years of a dramatic decline

A significant profitability growth

Consolidation of the main distribution channel, creation of a chain of contracted stores „Dulux paint shop“


Capital restructuring

Segment and distribution strategies

Product portfolio systemization


Business transformation of the best Czech winebar

Formation and implementation supervision of the strategy, processes, reporting and monitoring etc.