The Audit Committee
Ladislav Langr graduated from the University of Economics in Prague. During his career he dealt with accounting in business and budget sector. Until 1993 he worked as a head of the accounting methodology department at the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic. He participated in preparation of accounting and tax regulations and he was responsible for drafting the Act on Auditors. Since 1991 Mr. Langr has been an audit license holder. From 1993 he worked as an auditor, later as a partner for audit in Arthur Andersen company and from 2002 to 2006 in Ernst&Young. He focused on audit both under Czech and international accounting and auditing standards. In addition to that, he led many due diligence, investment reviews and internal audit projects for his clients. During 1990 – 1994 he represented the Czech Republic in the UN and OECD working groups for international accounting standards. Mr. Langr participated in foundation of the Chamber of Auditors of the Czech Republic, he was a Vice-president of the Chamber for more than 11 years and from 1998 to 2001 he was a President of the Chamber of Auditors of the Czech Republic. He represented the Chamber of Auditors of the Czech Republic in European and international professional organizations FEE and IFAC. He is also a member of the honorary presidium of the Czech Institute of Internal Auditors. From 2008 to 2014 he was elected by the Council of Ministers as a member of the Audit Committee of the Council of Europe. Since 2010 he has been a member of the audit committee of LBBW bank in Prague, now Expobank ČR. From 2013 to 2014 he was a Chairman and from 2016 a member of the audit committee of the joint-stock company Mero. Since 2014 Mr. Langr is a Chairman of the Czech Export Bank’s audit committee.
Graduated the Financial and Administrative College, major: finance and financial services with focus at investment banking. He started his career in local office of information and rating agency Dun & Bradstreet, where he acted as key account manager for Czech Republic and Slovakia for the sector of financial services and international corporations. In the field of risk management, he profiled himself since 2001 in the leasing company CAC Leasing, a.s., in the position of risk manager for the field of leasing financing of machines and equipment. He started his career in banking, precisely in internal audit in 2006 in Česká spořitelna, a.s., where he took the position of internal auditor and where he continued in the position of deputy division manager of the division of internal audit of subsidiary companies of the group of Česká spořitelna. Since 2015 he held the position of head of department of internal audit in Česká exportní banka, a.s. In march of 2016, he was elected the vice-chairman of the board of Podpůrný a garanční lesnický a rolnický fond with authorization to run the division of risk management, operations and legal. From 2006, he is a member of the Czech Institute of internal auditors.