We believe in the creativity of our people. Therefore, we create an environment in which they can bring to life their thoughts and ideas.

Sebastian Wagner

Chief Executive Officer

Sebastian comes from a small village in Schwarzwald, Germany. He studied engineering and economics in Karlsruhe and worked for an American giant in the automotive industry for 12 years. At the beginning of his career, he devoted his efforts to production optimizing and introducing of new manufacturing projects across Europe. He was responsible for three plants in Germany and the Czech Republic, one of which he built from scratch. In 2016, together with Mr. Absolín, they formed the Winning Group, in which he is the majority shareholder.

Milan Obdržálek

Chief Financial Officer

Milan has 24 years of experience in the field of economics, accounting and taxation, gained both with a reputable foreign audit firm and two manufacturing companies in an international environment. His greatest motivation to work for Winning Group is its dynamic development and the people he trusts.

Ondřej Blaho

Group President & GM, Construction and Development

During his nine years of working in construction business, Ondřej worked in the development of residential construction and managed sales for a general contractor of buildings, including purchasing of subcontracts. In our Winning Group holding, he coordinates business across the group and manages the development of residential buildings.

Christoph Guhe

Group President & GM, Industries and Automotive

Christoph is a leader with extensive operational, commercial and KPI-based management and restructuring experience in the automotive and supplier industries. As a mechanical engineer specializing in manufacturing technology, he has worked for US and Canadian automotive supplier groups for over 25 years, with a focus on solid metal forming. He managed globally operating business units, made them competitive and profitable and implemented long-term global manufacturing and product strategies by establishing new locations in Europe, China and America. Christoph has been responsible for managing Winning BLW since the takeover.

Jaroslav Pažitka

Director, M&A and Investor Relations

Jaroslav gained nine years of experience in investment banking in leading positions, where he managed a portfolio of investments from private and public investors. He was involved in project financing and the acquisition of family businesses.
Within our group he is in charge of seeking opportunities in the area of mergers and acquisitions and also leading the process of transformation of the Winning Group holding into an investment group.

Marcela Zábranská

Director, Treasury

Marcela graduated from the Faculty of Entrepreneurship at the Brno University of Technology with a focus on corporate finance and business. During her career, she held several positions with an economic and financial focus. She has experience in cash flow management, European subsidies, insurance and business strategies. Within the Winning Group a.s., where she has been working since its inception, she is responsible for the agenda of bank financing, lending, insurance, accounting and also for subsidy programs of the European Union.

Rita Khachatryan

HR manager

Rita graduated from the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno. After graduating, she joined a manufacturing company in the automotive industry with an international environment, where she applied her broad knowledge of foreign languages. At Winning Group she is responsible for the development of HR and recruitment processes, as well as employee training. She also participates in subsidy programs and, as a GDPR commissioner, is responsible for the proper handling of personal data in the group. She strongly believes that quality personnel selection helps the success of the Winning Group.

We belive in the creativity of our people. Therefore, we create an environment in which they can realize their thoughts and ideas.

Sebastian Wagner

Chief Executive Officer

Sebastian comes from a small village in Schwarzwald, Germany. He studied engineering and economics in Karlsruhe and worked for an American giant in the automotive industry for 12 years. At the beginning of his career, he devoted his efforts to production optimizing and introducing of new manufacturing projects across Europe. He was responsible for three plants in Germany and the Czech Republic, one of which he built from scratch. In 2016, together with Mr. Absolín, they formed the Winning Group, in which he is the majority shareholder.

Milan Obdržálek

Chief Financial Officer

Milan has 24 years of experience in the field of economics, accounting and taxation, gained both with a reputable foreign audit firm and two manufacturing companies in an international environment. His greatest motivation to work for Winning Group is its dynamic development and the people he trusts.

Ondřej Blaho

Group President & GM, Construction and Development

During his nine years of working in construction business, Ondřej worked in the development of residential construction and managed sales for a general contractor of buildings, including purchasing of subcontracts. In our Winning Group holding, he coordinates business across the group and manages the development of residential buildings.

Christoph Guhe

Group President & GM, Industries and Automotive

Christoph is a leader with extensive operational, commercial and KPI-based management and restructuring experience in the automotive and supplier industries. As a mechanical engineer specializing in manufacturing technology, he has worked for US and Canadian automotive supplier groups for over 25 years, with a focus on solid metal forming. He managed globally operating business units, made them competitive and profitable and implemented long-term global manufacturing and product strategies by establishing new locations in Europe, China and America. Christoph has been responsible for managing Winning BLW since the takeover.

Jaroslav Pažitka

Director, M&A and Investor Relations

Jaroslav gained nine years of experience in investment banking in leading positions, where he managed a portfolio of investments from private and public investors. He was involved in project financing and the acquisition of family businesses.
Within our group he is in charge of seeking opportunities in the area of mergers and acquisitions and also leading the process of transformation of the Winning Group holding into an investment group.

Marcela Zábranská

Director, Treasury

Marcela graduated from the Faculty of Entrepreneurship at the Brno University of Technology with a focus on corporate finance and business. During her career, she held several positions with an economic and financial focus. She has experience in cash flow management, European subsidies, insurance and business strategies. Within the Winning Group a.s., where she has been working since its inception, she is responsible for the agenda of bank financing, lending, insurance, accounting and also for subsidy programs of the European Union.

Rita Khachatryan

HR manager

Rita graduated from the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno. After graduating, she joined a manufacturing company in the automotive industry with an international environment, where she applied her broad knowledge of foreign languages. At Winning Group she is responsible for the development of HR and recruitment processes, as well as employee training. She also participates in subsidy programs and, as a GDPR commissioner, is responsible for the proper handling of personal data in the group. She strongly believes that quality personnel selection helps the success of the Winning Group.