Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO
Mr. Kachyňa received a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance and Trade from Brno University of Technology. He completed his UK-MBA studies at Nottingham Trent University, Great Britain. He began his managerial career in Fosfa, a company based in Břeclav, where he took part in the development of its business activities in Central and Western Europe. Mr. Kachyňa joined MND Group in mid-2007 as the Marketing Manager and later as the Strategic Planning Manager at MND Servisní. He was appointed MND Drilling & Services Company Director in May 2010 and remained in this position until November 2014, when he was appointed a Chairman of the Board of Directors. In February 2017 he again was entrusted with the duties of CEO of MND Drilling & Services. Under his leadership, the company gained traction in neighbouring markets, where it successfully conducts drilling projects for transnational organizations.
Mr. Petr Kopečný received a degree in Deep Drilling Technology at Mining University of Ostrava, Faculty of Mining and Geology in 1987. After joining Moravské naftové doly company and completing manual practice at drilling rig in 1988 he held several technical positions, always related to drilling technology.
He began his career in MND as a drilling engineer and later he was appointed to the position of Head of Drilling Technology Department in Lužice. After passing an exam at Mining Authorities in Brno he worked as a Well design engineer and Senior drilling engineer and in 2006 he was promoted to the position of Drilling and Workover Division Director. In November 2014 he was appointed to the position CEO of MND Drilling & Services and in February 2017 he was appointed to the position COO of MND D&S.
Drilling and Workover Division Director
After graduation from VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Mining and Geology, Institute of Geological Engineering, Mr. Duroň joined Moravské naftové doly Hodonín in 2003, as an Engineering Supervisor. In mid-2005, he transferred to MND Servisní in Lužice, where he held several technical positions related to drilling technology. He began his career as a Toolpusher, Drilling Supervisor and later worked as a Designer and a Drilling Manager. In November 2014, he was appointed Drilling and Workover Division Director.
Financial Division Director
Graduated in Economics at Mendel’s University Brno and holds MBA degree from Newport University Ostrava. Mr. Petr joined MND Drilling Services as Group CFO in 2020 and brought over 25+ years of professional experiences in multinational corporate environment as country CFO within Oil& Gas, precise manufacturing, supply chain and food industry.
Technical Support Division Director
As the Technical Support Division Director, Mr. Kožík is responsible for comprehensive management of all machinery and electrical system maintenance. He was born in 1971. He received a degree from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Brno University of Technology. After graduation, he gained experience in engineering and in the private sector. He started in MND Drilling & Services a.s. as a mechanic and later was he as the head of the maintenance department in charge of Bentec drilling rigs operations and their maintenance. In January 2017, he was appointed as the Technical Support Division Director.
Machinery Division Director
After graduation from VUT Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Idustrial Machines Design, Mr. Valuch joined Moravské naftové doly Hodonín in 1987. After completing manual practice at services for Oil Industry Equipment Maintenance he held several technical positions in Maintenance plant MND in Postorna. He began his career in MND as a Lathe Workshop Assistant and later in 1994 he was promoted to the position of Plant Director .
In 1998 he participated in establishing of daughter company MND Machinery as a member of Board of Directors. In 2000 he continued his career in company SPP Bohemia Trade as Company Director in Armaturka Rohatec, manufacture of Industrial Valves. In 2003 he was responsible for concentration of Machinery Production in Lužice from locations Postorna and Rohatec. From the year 2005 he is responsible for Machinery Production in MND Drilling & Services . In February 2017, he was appointed as the Engineering Division Director.