Thomas Jan Hejcman, COO
Universität Freiburg, Germany
Professional experience
He linked his previous professional career with RWE, at which he works at the highest managerial positions for over 12 years. As chairman of Západočeská plynárenská a.s. he actively participated in the transformation of RWE in the Czech Republic since 2002. Troughout next five years he successfully met the challenges of introducing centralized procurement, call center, billing optimization and IT services across all of RWE companies in the Czech Republic. In 2007 he moved to RWE Customer Services, s.r.o. where under his leadership numerous processes aimed at streamlining and improving the standard of service quality and customer service were introduced. He joined VSE in January 2012 to the position of CEO and Chairman of the Board. After the reorganization of the Group which took place in the first half of 2014, he has been acting as a member of the Board of Directors and the General Manager of Východoslovenská energetika Holding a.s. and at the same time as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the COO division director of Východoslovenská energetika a.s. Simultaneously and since 4 September 2015, he has been working as a managing director of the subsidiary called innogy Slovensko (originally RWE Gas Slovensko). He also worked in RWE Slovensko from 2013 up to September 2016 when the business model was changed and he became a member of the management of innogy South East Europe.