Leadership team

Management

Cedric Ballay

Chief Executive Officer

  • Prior to Joining PFN, spent over seven years in top management positions in the hygiene nonwovens industry dealing mainly with Commercial and Product Development.
  • Spent nearly 16 years with General Electric, progressing through leadership.
  • Master’s in Business Administration Degree from ESADE in Barcelona Spain, and a Master’s degree in Electronics/Telecommunications from the Grenoble Institute of Technology in Grenoble France.

Shane Vincent

Chief Commercial Officer

  • Started at PFN in 2020
  • Prior to joining, held key commercial roles within the spunbond/spunmelt industry
  • Graduate of Ohio University

Tonny de Beer

Chief Product & Technology Officer

  • Started at PFN in 2018
  • Worked for a leading global consumer goods company in the area of nonwoven material development for hygiene products since 2006
  • Ph. D. Doctoral Degree in Chemistry from Utrecht University

Peter Jirasek

Chief Financial Officer

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Started in PFN 2021
  • Prior to joining PFN, worked in leading financial and operations roles for global industrial and distribution companies. Has extensive international experience from several countries in Europe and North America.
  • Education includes Master’s Degree in Information Management, Monetary Economics and Banking from University of Economics in Czech Republic, and MBA from Bradley University, USA.

Zdeněk Husták

Director of Purchasing and Logistics

  • Started in PFN in 2019
  • Worked for a leading tire and technical rubber manufacturer
  • Graduate of the Technical University Brno, Faculty of Technology Zlín

František Klaška

Honorary Chairman of the Council of Directors

  • Started in PEGAS in 1991
  • Worked for a leading Czech Industrial Group before joining PEGAS
  • Graduate of the Czech Technical University

Worldwide

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We are part of the global economy

The PFNonwovens Group is one of the leading global producers of nonwovens for use in the personal hygiene market such as Baby Diapers, Adult Incontinence and Feminine Hygiene products and Wipes. PFN also supplies construction, agricultural and medical applications.

Headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, our production facilities are located in four countries on three continents: Czech Republic, USA, Egypt, and South Africa. Our dynamic, diverse workforce consists of over 900 team members.

contact us

PFNonwovens Holding s.r.o.

Hradčanské náměstí 67/8
118 00 Praha 1 – Hradčany
ID No.: 06711537
VAT No.: CZ06711537

phone: +420 515 262 411
fax: +420 515 262 511
e-mail: info@pfnonwovens.com