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Head of External Communication
Komerční banka, a.s.
Na Příkopě 33
114 07 Praha 1
Tel.: +420 955 532 009
External Communication Specialist
Tel.: +420 955 532 758
Chief Economist and Head of Economic & Strategy Research
Tel.: +420 222 008 568
Jan Vejmělek has been the Chief Economist of Komerční banka since December 2010. Jan joined Komerční banka in 1998 as a securities market analyst. Since 2002, he has held the position as Head of Economic and Strategic Research in Komerční banka’s Investment Banking. Jan primarily focuses on macroeconomic analysis of the Czech economy and on the forex market.
Jan Vejmělek has graduated from the Faculty of Finance and Accounting of the University of Economics in Prague (majoring in Finance and, in addition, Economics of Industrial Enterprises). In 2003, he completed a doctoral programme in Economic Policy and Management, specialising in Finance, at the same faculty. Between 2004 and 2006, Jan completed a postgraduate programme on a distance learning basis at CFA Institute (the US).
Tel.: +420 222 008 598
Marek Dřímal joined KB’s Economic and Strategic Research in 2011. His position is that of an economist and in addition to the general macroeconomic situation of the Czech Republic, he mainly specialises in analyses of the governmental sector: the fiscal policy, the national budget balance, and the public debt. Marek also covers the market of Czech government bonds and interest rates in the Czech economy and prepares strategic recommendations. He also comments on the developments in markets and in foreign economies. Marek Dřímal has graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, majoring in Economic Analysis.
Tel.: +420 222 008 523
Following his short stint at the Czech National Bank, Viktor Zeisel has been a senior economist at Komerční banka since 2013. Viktor analyses the Czech economy’s development and is in charge of forecasting the country’s economic development. He has graduated from Charles University, majoring in Economic Theory, and also holds an MA from CERGE-EI.
Tel.: +420 222 008 569
Since 2015, David Kocourek has been a senior economist at Komerční banka, specialising in analyses and forecasts of the Slovak economy’s development. David came to Komerční banka from the Czech National Bank at which he had worked, with a short pause, from 2008 in the External Economic Relations Division and then from 2012 in the Macroeconomic Forecasting Division. David graduated in Economic Policy from Masaryk University in Brno.
Tel.: +420 222 008 524
Jana Steckerová has been with Komerční banka since January 2014. In addition to the Czech economy, she monitors the macroeconomic situation in the CEE region. Earlier, she spent a number of years in a similar position at ING Bank. Jana has graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, majoring in Business Administration.
Tel.: +420 222 008 509
Monika Junicke is an economist at Komerční banka. She focuses on analysing and forecasting the development of the Slovak economy. Monika obtained her MSc at Humboldt University Berlin and her PhD at City University London. Between 2013 and 2016 she was a research fellow at the University of Cagliari in Italy. Her research interests concern monetary policy theory and econometric applications with Bayesian approach. Prior to joining Komerční banka, she worked as an economist for Raiffeisenbank.
Tel.: +420 222 008 560
Jiří Kostka joined Komerční banka in 2013, when he began working in the position as a financial analyst in the unit responsible for managing the Komerční banka financial group. In 2017, he moved to the equity team, in which he focuses on analysing selected Czech companies and the world’s equity markets. Before joining Komerční banka he worked at Deloitte Audit, where he mainly participated in financial audits of banks and insurance companies. Jiří has graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Administration of the University of Pardubice.
Tel.: +420 222 008 567
Miroslav Frayer has been with Komerční banka since 2006 when he filled the position as analyst of the Slovak economy and financial markets; he also monitored economic development in the whole Central European region. Miroslav transferred to the equities team eight years later and is currently analysing certain Czech companies and the global equity markets. He communicates with the media and clients on a regular basis. Miroslav Frayer is a graduate of the Faculty of Finance and Accounting of the University of Economics in Prague.