Petr Kohout was appointed new General Manager of ALD Automotive s.r.o. as of 1 April 2012. Previously he managed SG Viet Finance.

Petr Kohout (39) is coming back to the Czech Republic after two and half years spent in Vietnam where he managed SG Viet Finance.

Petr Kohout has been working in the Group from 2005, when he accepted the position of Director of Finance and Operation in ESSOX, after four years spent in PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 2000 and 2001 Petr Kohout was part of a restructurings team in ŠKODA HOLDING. Between 1996 and 2000, Petr Kohout acquired his initial practical experience at the Prague branch of Société Générale.

Petr Kohout took over the position of managing director of ALD Automotive as of 1 April 2012 and thus replaced Roman Schanner who has decided to leave the Société Générale Group.